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A guide to the Famous Five’s sidekicks

We all know about the main Famous Five cast, but what about the various friends that show up throughout the series? They never had any long-term sidekicks, no Robin, no Samwise Gamgee or Watson, but in several stories they had … Continue reading

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Five Go Off to Camp

This is the seventh book in the series, a series which was only meant to run for six books! Children loved the Famous Five so much, however, that Blyton wrote another six. And another six. And then a final three. … Continue reading

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A completely un-confusing guide to names in Blyton’s books

Enid Blyton must have come up with thousands of characters in her years of writing. Some of them are instantly memorable from their name alone. Zerelda? That can only be Zerelda Brass, the American girl from Third Year at Malory … Continue reading

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Monday #261

Not sure what happened last week, but we’ll try that again, shall we? Mischief at Midnight by Esme Kerr and Blyton’s bothersome bests MKX. Thursday the 25th. Emma Lane. A red pillow. Ok, so it’s no Two Trees, Gloomy Water etc, … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go Off to Camp

Five Go Off to Camp is one of my favourite adaptations of the books. Overall it doesn’t leave too much out and the acting is very good. There is the fact that Jock is probably older than I would have … Continue reading

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