Tag Archives: The Adventure Series

Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 12

Last time Anatoly and his colleagues reached their first Scottish island and met the same fisherman that Bill and the children did on their first day at sea. Chapter 12 Bentley skirted the east side of the fisherman’s island for … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 11

Last time Bill had his first interrogation and Anatoly, Pete Bentley and Thompson set off on a search and rescue mission. Chapter 11 On the harbour Henty stood by Bennett. “Interesting choice to send into the lion’s den,” he remarked, … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure: An audio review

As I’ve mentioned a few times I’m a big fan of audiobooks. They mean I can take in a book while doing other mundane tasks like hanging washing or cooking a meal. I can also listen while out walking – … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 10

Last time Bill got to grips with his captivity and Anatoly paired up with a couple of familiar faces from their adventure in the Austrian valley the year before. Chapter 10 Some time later the door to the shack was … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 7

In the last chapter Anatoly was manning the radio waiting for contact with Bill and got the strange news that a plane had been seen above their island. Chapter 7 Anatoly had the night off so he could sleep, freshen … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 6

Bill has headed off to Scotland in his new disguise with the Mannering/Trent children, leaving Anatoly behind to man the wireless. Chapter 6 Just after six the next morning Anatoly stumbled into the SIS offices, poured himself a coffee and … Continue reading

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Fanfic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent

Previously we wrote about what Bill (and Anatoly) got up to during the events of The Valley of Adventure – we called it The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane. Now it’s time to find out what the pair of them … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 4

So far the children have gone missing and Bill and Anatoly have been trying to work out where they are. Now Anatoly’s in Europe, looking for clues, and Bill’s in London waiting for news. Chapter 4 Anatoly sighed and sat … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 3

So far we have posted two chapters of our new fanfiction which takes a look at what happened to Bill, and Anatoly, once the children board the wrong plane. In chapter one we saw the scene at the aerodrome, and … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 2

Two weeks ago we posted the first chapter of our new fanfiction which takes a look at what happened to Bill, and Anatoly, once the children boarded the wrong aeroplane. Chapter 2 Anatoly thought better than to answer the comment … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane

Here we have a brand-new fan fiction story for you. We all know the book The Valley of Adventure. We’ve read about what happened to the children once they boarded the wrong plane, and their adventures in the valley. But Bill … Continue reading

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Monday #339

  September round up and The Naughtiest Girl in the School covers through the years Far below the waterfall resolved itself into a winding river that curved round the foot of the mountain. The children could not see where it … Continue reading

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Monday #331

This Sunday is the 11th of August, and that’s the day I’m holding Brodie’s birthday party as he turns 2 this week! It is also Enid Blyton’s birthday so we will celebrate for her too. July round up and Blyton … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Romance is rare in Enid Blyton’s books. I can’t think of many scenes or plots that lend themselves to romance or love. There are lots of married parents, of course, but few weddings. Bill and Aunt Allie get married, of … Continue reading

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The Adventure Series covers through the years part 2

Last week I wrote a great deal about the Stuart Tresilian covers for this series. In my defence there are three different covers for six of the books and two for the other two. That’s twenty-two different designs! Anyway, after … Continue reading

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The Adventure Series covers through the years

I recently looked at the covers of the Famous Five covers through the years. There were so many incarnations of the 21 books that it took two posts. The Adventure Series hasn’t been reprinted nearly so many times, so this should … Continue reading

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What would Enid Blyton’s characters be unwrapping for their Christmas?

When I wrote my Enid Blyton Gift Guide I started wondering what the children in her books would be unwrapping on Christmas day. It was a very different world in the 1940s, 50s and 60s especially in the idyllic bubble … Continue reading

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The Valley of Adventure Travel Brochure from Travel Blyton

If Demon’s Rocks isn’t the holiday destination for you, why not try The Valley of Adventure. Adventurous by name and adventurous by nature! The rocky mountain pass which previously kept the valley secluded and secretive has been recently reopened. Now visitors can … Continue reading

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Blyton’s strangest homes

Recently I looked at Blyton’s secret but homely homes, where children turned caves and trees into lovely cosy places to stay. That got me thinking about some of the other strange ‘homes’ Blyton wrote about, and so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Fiona’s 10 facts about the Adventure Series and me

A way, way back when the blog was relatively new Stef and I both wrote 10 facts about the Famous Five and ourselves. I’m now going to do the same for the Adventure Series. 1. The Circus of Adventure is … Continue reading

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