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Putting the Famous Five in Order, part 3

So I have worked out where I would put ten of the books, my top eight and bottom two (you can read earlier posts here and here and so now I have reached my ‘middling favourites’. THE MIDDLE OF THE … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Get Into Trouble, part 2

So here we are looking at the second part of Five Get Into Trouble, and I feel safe in saying that this two-parter has to be one of the best. Now, grab some ginger beer, a sandwich and read on … Continue reading

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The Blyton Book of Keepsakes

While I was on holiday last week and even though I wasn’t in what I strictly think of as Blyton country, I did manage to find something ever so beautiful! This neat little thing used to be a hard back … Continue reading

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The Famous Five Adventures Card Game played by Fiona

I persuaded Ewan to play this with me last night, and we fell into the same trap as Stef and I did. We drew a card on every turn (the instructions are not quite clear!) and made it pointless to … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Get Into Trouble

This book is one of the more complex books when you get down to the characters and in a ways, although thrilling, the plot is sort of secondary. The characters and their interactions are what makes up for most of … Continue reading

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The Famous Five Card Game played by Fiona

I didn’t get around to listening to an audio drama for the blog this week (I think that was what I was meant to have done, at least!) so as Stef has arrived in Dundee tonight we decided to play … Continue reading

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Five Get Into Trouble: An exciting dramatised adventure

Five Get Into Trouble is the second CD in the set, Five Fall Into Adventure being the first. I had a half-moment of hesitation before putting Trouble on, as I like to read/listen in order but I’ve been promising Trouble … Continue reading

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A Missing Scene: Dick’s Adventure from Five Get Into Trouble

Dick felt angry and a bit afraid as the two men took no notice of his protests, but just dragged him away from the clearing where he had been mending the puncture in his tyre. He thought of poor Anne … Continue reading

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Stef’s spring reads

I keep waking up in the morning wondering if today will be the day where the weather breaks from winter cold to the tentative glories of spring, so far, no luck. In fact at work I have recently completed a display of … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: Famous Five Books 7-9

Welcome to the third in the series of Famous Five posts. As usual, there may be spoilers for the books you’ve not read yet (if so, shame on you, get reading!) Interestingly, Blyton had intended to finish the series with … Continue reading

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