Latest reviews in Children's Books »

15th Famous Five book - exciting adventures among ruins.

Advantages: Good wholesome adventure - with Roman remains and exploring on the Common
Disadvantages: None

Background The Famous Five are four children and their pet dog who get into many adventures. There are three siblings - Julian the eldest, his brother Dick and younger sister Anne. Together with their tomboy cousin Georgina (who insists on being c ...

rolandrat123 01.04.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Five on a Secret Trail - Enid Blyton

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

A fast paced adventure with lots of excitment

Advantages: Exciting and innocent adventures
Disadvantages: may be a little dated in places

Background The Famous Five are the titles of a series of 21 books written by Enid Blyton and published between 1942 and 1963. The Famous Five are siblings Julian, Dick and Anne with the other two being their cousin Georgina (who is a tomboy and in ...

rolandrat123 10.07.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Five Go to Mystery Moor - Enid Blyton

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

A quiet camping trip turns into a mystery and adventure

Advantages: Lovely innocent adventure story
Disadvantages: Maybe a bit old fashioned in places for some

...Background The Famous Fives series of adventure books were written by Enid Blyton and published between 1942 and 1963. The Five of the title are three siblings Julian, Dick and sister Anne Kirrin and their tomboy cousin Georgina together with her ...

rolandrat123 10.07.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Five Go to Billycock Hill - Enid Blyton

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

Five get into trouble - but I had no trouble reading this .

Advantages: -
Disadvantages: -

...was a kid, I adored Enid Blyton books. By far my favourites were the books based around boarding school life, or around pure fantasy, but I loved the Famous Five books too . This is the eigth book in a 21 book series, but don't worry if you haven' ...

Thehonesttruth 09.11.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Five Get into Trouble - Enid Blyton

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

The eighth Famous Five story; lovely countryside and an adventure

Advantages: Pleasant tale of less complicated times
Disadvantages: Some may think it a little dated and twee

Brief Synopsis The Famous Five of the title are three siblings, Julian, Dick and Anne along with their cousin Georgina (who insists on being called George) and her beloved dog Timmy. Most of their stories start at the beginning of the school holid ...

rolandrat123 11.09.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Five Get into Trouble - Enid Blyton

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability