Five Go Off in a Caravan
Original 1946 first edition cover
|Cover artist||Eileen Alice Soper|
|Series||The Famous Five series|
|Genre||Mystery, Adventure novel|
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Media type||Print (hardcover and paperback)|
|Preceded by||Five Go to Smuggler's Top|
|Followed by||Five on Kirrin Island Again|
The Famous Five go on a caravan holiday, which ends up in another adventure for the intrepid gang when they meet a travelling circus, where some of the circus folk have more sinister plans than just clowning around.
The story begins on a hot sunny day when the children sees a circus go by. This gives George an idea for a camping holiday. The others are excited about this and Julian asks his mother to hire a caravan. After a few days they leave for Merran Lake where they befriend Nobby, a boy who works for a circus. The Five camp near to the circus and soon find that some of the people including Tiger Dan, Nobby's uncle, are less than happy with their presence.
- George (Georgina)
- Timmy (Timothy)
- Uncle Quentin
- Aunt Fanny
- Tiger Dan