Five Go Down to the Sea by Enid Blyton

Published October 25, 2022

Five Go Down to the Sea by Enid Blyton

Book info

  • Title Five Go Down to the Sea
  • Author Enid Blyton
  • Year 1953
  • Genre Childrens

In book twelve, somebody is flashing lights from the top of the old tower on the treacherous rocks off the Cornish coast. The Famous Five sense danger. But can they solve this mystery without getting hurt themselves?


Throughout the Famous Five series, one of the features has been how much food they eat. Blyton really leans into it this time as they end up on holiday staying with a farmer’s wife who cooks literally everything in sight and wants to feed them up as much as possible. Meanwhile there’s an adventure to be had - they’re in Cornwall so naturally it includes caves and smugglers and all that jazz. Plus a new friend called Yan.

Rating: 3 / 5

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