Following the success of the popular Ladybird series, we bring you a series of Famous Five parodies. Following the adventures of George, Julian, Dick, Annie in adult life, along with Timmy the dog. There are five books in the series so far, Five Go Parenting, Five Give Up The Booze, Five Go Gluten Free, Five Go On A Strategy Away Day and finally, Five On Brexit Island.
Heres a short sampler of what to expect in these hilarious books, “the gang are all feeling really rather rum, and it’s been going on for days. Nothing seems to work, and with their doctors mystified, they’re driven to trying out various expedients to cure themselves. Julian goes online to self-diagnose that he’s got pancreatic cancer, bird flu and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Anne decides that the old methods are the best and decides to have herself exorcised – which proves to be an awful lot of bother for everyone, and such a mess. Dick goes to a witch doctor who calls himself a ‘homeopath’ (“sounds only one short of sociopath, Dick!”) but it’s George who discovers they need to go on an exclusion diet, so they enter a world of hard-to-find, maddeningly expensive specialist foods …”