Tag Archives: The Valley of Adventure

Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 5

Previously, the children go missing on an unknown aeroplane and Bill and his men mount a search. The last instalment had Bill receiving a call to say that Philip had surfaced in Gairdon… Chapter 5 Within half an hour two … 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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Monday #259

A guide to unnecessary retellings of Blyton’s works and The Famous Five as you’ve never seen them before The wind howled round and shook the tree violently. Something fell from the tree and hit the raging man full on the … 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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Monday #257

January round up and Macaroons It was a waterfall – but what a big one! It fell from a great height, almost sheerly down the mountainside, and cascaded far below them, fine spray rising high in the air. It wetted … 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 #256

Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane (a new fanfic story!) and The Naughtiest Girl updated part 5 Jack undid a rope from round his waist. He nearly always had one there. Jack is always prepared (and perhaps … Continue reading

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Monday #239

  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 #275

The second post of this week will depend on whether or not I am actually called for jury duty at the end of the week. If I am, on top of working and running around after a toddler, I may … Continue reading

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My top Blyton locations

I had, initially, intended this to be a top ten. But knowing how they almost always turn into top elevens, example A (top Famous Five moments) and example B (Top Adventure Series moments), I missed the number out of the … 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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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 homeliest secret homes

There are many sorts of homes in Blyton’s books. Many of them are perfectly average (for the times they were set) rural or village cottages, farms, suburban houses, boarding schools and so on. There are also the slightly more unusual … Continue reading

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My top 11 Adventure Series moments

The Adventure Series is one of Blyton’s best, and is full of exciting moments but also plenty of funny ones too. Here are my top 10, 11. It was going to be 10, as I said on Monday but as … Continue reading

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Putting the Adventure Series in order

After spending a very long time putting the Famous Five books in order I thought I might as well see if I could do the same for my other favourite series. The Adventure Series should be much easier to do, … Continue reading

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The Adventure Series on TV – The Valley of Adventure

I am going to watch the third episode from The Adventure Series this week – and thankfully we are back to a familiar title and hopefully a more familiar plot! THE ALWAYS MYSTERIOUS PRECREDITS SCENE This time we are on … Continue reading

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The Valley of Adventure by Chris

In this final discussion of my top three Adventures I look at my number one choice, The Valley of Adventure. First published by Macmillan in 1947, it is the third of the series. The first edition dustjacket, by the ever-excellent … Continue reading

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The Valley of Adventure

  Today I sat down to immerse myself in Blyton’s thrilling Valley of Adventure. I had forgotten exactly how enjoyable a read it was, and incredibly quickly the action starts. The children are on school hols, possibly summer but more … Continue reading

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