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Adventure Ahead!

Advantages: excitement, adventure, fast-paced
Disadvantages: a bit dated

The Valley of Adventure is the third book in Enid Blytonís Adventure series. This series consists of eight books which follow the exploits of four children, Philip, Jack, Dinah and Lucy-Ann, along with Jackís parrot Kiki and their friend Bill. These books ...

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Blyton at her best

Advantages: imaginative storyline, fantastically written, characters that children and adults alike would to be
Disadvantages: is set in 1950s or thereabouts, so words and times have changed, and therefore certain aspects of the book seem out of date

...As a child, I lived to read books and like thousands of other children, I loved Enid Blyton, although I loved the Famous Five and The Secret Seven however, it was the Adventure series that really captured my imagination. Although all seven (or was it eigh ...

Cozmikal 02.05.2001 ∑ Read full review
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A fun flight in a plane leads to adventure

Advantages: Adventure, excitement and intrigue
Disadvantages: Can seem a little outdated by today's standards

...I am a huge fan of Enid Blyton books, but out of them all there's none I like better than the "Adventure" series of books featuring 4 children and a parrot. Unlike the Secret Seven and Famous Five series, I've always thought of the Adventure series as ...

shorn_the_sheep 05.07.2003 ∑ Read full review
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Children's adventure tale, not really dated after 60yrs (book 14)

Advantages: Exciting adventure story
Disadvantages: May be a bit too 'middle class' for some

Background The Famous Five books are a series of 21 stories written almost annually by Enid Blyton. The Five mentioned in each title are three siblings - Julian, Dick and little sister Anne together with their cousin Georgina (who insists on bei ...

rolandrat123 13.03.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Five Have Plenty of Fun - Enid Blyton

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Freedom & adventures around the Cornish Coast (book 12 in series)

Advantages: Interersting tale set in Cornwall
Disadvantages: None

Background The Famous Five are three siblings, a cousin and her pet dog. Julian is the eldest brother and takes charge of situations, Dick is a little younger while their little sister Anne is more immature and timid. During school holidays these ...

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Review of Five Go Down To The Sea - Enid Blyton

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