Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five and the Runaway Dog

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Enid Blyton, Sufiya Ahmed

Enid Blyton (Author)

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.

Sufiya Ahmed (Author)

Sufiya Ahmed worked in advertising and in the House of Commons before becoming a full-time author. In 2010, she set up the BIBI Foundation which arranges visits to the Houses of Parliament for children from underprivileged backgrounds. Sufiya has written several children's books including Famous Five: Timmy and the Treasure, My Story: Noor-Un-Nissa Inayat Khan and Under the Great Plum Tree which was longlisted for the UK Literacy Association Book Awards. Follow Sufiya on Twitter @sufiyaahmed.

Becka Moor (Illustrator)

Becka Moor graduated in 2012 with a 2:1 in Illustration for Children's Publishing and has been scribbling her way into a career as a children's illustrator ever since! Becka has illustrated over 70 children's books, including the Famous Five Colour Short Stories. She can be found at http://www.beckamoor.com/ and @beckamoor on Twitter.

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