Following the highly successful Famous Five 70th anniversary celebrations and reissues, the next classic Blyton series gets a brand-new look for today's readers - by Tony Ross, one of our most popular illustrators.
The Secret Seven are Peter and his sister Janet, Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara. They meet every holiday in the shed at the bottom of Peter and Janet's garden - and solve mysteries, and eat lots of delicious food. But no one can enter the shed without whispering the secret password! There are 15 Secret Seven novels, and a collection of short stories.
The gang witness the horror of a house going up in flames! Then there's the theft of a very valuable violin. Are the two events connected
The Seven need to use all their detective know-how to find out.
Each book features rarely seen bonus Blyton: extra stories, a quiz, additional artwork and insights into Blyton's life and writing process.
Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.
She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy.
Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.