A little later in the day than I anticipated, but here’s a review of The Adventurous Four from Poppy’s blog. She’s also reviewed The Adventurous Four Again.
Title: The Adventurous Four
Author: Enid Blyton
Age Rating: 9+
Star Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆
It was a while since I last read this book, when I picked it up this week and it was nice to dive into the exciting pages of my old Armada copy of the book. It was also exciting to discover a completely new genre written by Enid Blyton: a genre weaved around War and secrets. Probably the most deadly secrets that any character created by Blyton, has ever encountered… The book was written in 1942, in the peak of the Second World War, and three siblings: Tom, Jill and Mary are staying at a small Village on the Scottish Coast. The author is quick to inform the reader that the children are very good friends with a local kindly fisher boy called Andy, who is going to take the children on a sailing adventure…
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