The Adventurous Four by Enid Blyton – a Reblogged Review

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.

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Title: The Adventurous Four

Author: Enid Blyton

Published: 1942

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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3 Responses to The Adventurous Four by Enid Blyton – a Reblogged Review

  1. Francis says:

    Really good in depth review – made me want to read this book.


  2. chrissie777 says:

    Thank you, Poppy. This is wonderful. I will reread my two Adventurous Four books & novella soon.


  3. poppyonkirrinisland says:

    Thanks so much for your comments, Francis and Chrissie! I was thrilled to see my review reblogged here!


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