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The Weak Link

Advantages: exciting, light-read
Disadvantages: shows its age, the weakest of the series

...I’m continuing to work through this series of books by Enid Blyton, which should give you some idea of my opinion. This is the fifth book in the Adventure series, which follows the exploits of four children, Philip, Jack, Dinah and Lucy-Ann, along with th ...

87degrees 05.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Mountain of Adventure - Enid Blyton

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George Kirrin meets her cousins for the first time

Advantages: Fun!
Disadvantages: None

The Famous Five series...such legendary books that I am sure my review will not do justice to them! Enid Blyton must be one of the greatest authors who ever lived and in my opinion; she can easily be classified among great Shakespeare, Bronte, Austen, and ...

diamond_sparkles 05.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Five on a Treasure Island - Enid Blyton

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Brings back innocent memories of carefree childhoods

Advantages: Innocent escapism
Disadvantages: Might seem a bit dated to some, children fend for themselves unaware of dangers

...The Book First edition: 1942 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Illustrator: Eileen A. Soper Cost RRP: £5.99 Price: £3.99 & Free Delivery with Amazon Prime or £2.81 second hand. Brief Synopsis The very first Famous Five adventure, fe ...

rolandrat123 12.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Five on a Treasure Island - Enid Blyton

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A Famous Adventure

Advantages: Great read, brilliant for kids (and adults that wont grow up ha)
Disadvantages: None

Five on a Treasure Island - Enid Blyton Yes, I really have re-read this book of late. It was after a day out with Muffin and Spandex (yes the pseudonyms from my blog) where we sat on a hill having a picnic I remarked how 'Famous Five' it felt and back ...

simoon69 21.07.2006 · Read full review
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Fancy giving an Island to a 10 year old!! :)

Advantages: Exciting story ,easy and compelling reading,first of a long series
Disadvantages: A bit dated in its language

The famous 5 are 4 cousins, George 11 (really a tomboy named Georgina) and her 3 cousins , Julian 12, Dick 11 and Anne 10. George has a dog she must keep in secret as he was a quite destructive puppy and is banned from her parents house , he is a brown m ...

eyebright1234 21.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Five on a Treasure Island - Enid Blyton

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