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Monday #247

Just two weeks till Christmas now! Enid Blyton gift guide and Five Go to Smuggler’s Top part 2 [The tree] stood in the hall, with coloured candles in holders clipped to the branches, and gay, shining ornaments hanging from top … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Blyton’s strangest homes and If you like Blyton: Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens Here come Sam and Anne, ready for anything that Pete wants them to do. Their mothers look out of the window, shake their heads and … Continue reading

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Five Go Adventuring Again

After finally reviewing Five on a Treasure Island it has taken me a while to get around to reading the next book, but I’ve done it now. FOLLOWING IN BIG FOOTSTEPS Five on a Treasure Island is such a strong … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Winter Reads – A Reblog

It has been about five years since I presented you with the blogs detailing the books that Enid Blyton wrote that could be considered as wintry books. I thought perhaps, as the weather’s taken a turn for the worse, we … Continue reading

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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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Blyton at Christmas 1920-1945

I have tried to do this in rough chronological order, but many dates given refer to when a story was published in a book. It will often be the case that it was in Enid Blyton’s Magazine or Sunny Stories … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go Adventuring Again

So here we are, starting to look at the 70s TV adapatations of the Famous Five novels. As you well know I’ve done a review of the 90s TV series, so now we need to look into how well the … Continue reading

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The Famous Five Adventure Game book 2 as played by Fiona

Based on Five Go Adventuring Again this seems to be partly a book and partly a game. It’s not quite like the ones where you create your own story by choosing what direction to go in, as it’s based on an … Continue reading

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Five Go Adventuring Again: An exciting audio dramatisation

This is one of the CDs I got free from The Daily Telegraph years ago when they were running a promotion. The only differences between this one and the one that you can buy in the stores is that this … Continue reading

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Five Go Adventuring Again reviewed by Chris

This is the second of the Famous Five series, and makes it into my personal top three along with Five on Finniston Farm and Five Go Down to the Sea. I’ll come back to what might connect these three preferences. … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go Adventuring Again

So it has been absolutely ages since I posted anything about the Famous Five TV series, and when I did, I think I made it utterly confusing. Which had helped when coming back to the decision to write about the … Continue reading

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Making Blyton’s Food: Shortbread biscuits

Well well well! It seems I haven’t done a Making Blyton’s Food blog since April last year! What must I have been thinking? Make sure you go back over what I’ve already reviewed and made for you, and whet your … Continue reading

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Learning French with The Famous Five by Chris

Elsewhere on this blog, Ellie has written about reading The Famous Five in French, and I want to add to that by recounting my experience of doing the same thing but for a very particular reason: as part of my … Continue reading

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Poppy’s Book of the Month: Five Go Adventuring Again

By Poppy Hutchinson age 11 Title: Five Go Adventuring Again Series: The Famous Five Main Characters: George, Anne, Julian, Dick and Timmy Published: 1943 First Published By: Hodder & Stoughton Rating (Out of 5): 4/5 You will most probably all have … Continue reading

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Winter and Christmas Reads, part 1

Yesterday we hit the twelfth month of the year – December and we all know what December means: Christmas! Now I don’t know about a lot of you, but when I think of Enid Blyton my mind doesn’t automatically go to the winter/Christmas stories … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: Famous Five Books 1-3

A short guide to the first three Famous Five adventures. There are some spoilers if you haven’t read the books yet. FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND, 1942 The Location: Kirrin Bay. The Kirrin Bay area has belonged to Aunt Fanny’s … Continue reading

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