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Putting the Famous Five in Order part 3

So I have worked out where I would put ten of the books, my top eight and bottom two (you can read earlier posts here and here and so now I have reached my ‘middling favourites’. THE MIDDLE OF THE … Continue reading

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The Treasure Hunters reviewed by Fiona

The Treasure Hunters is a title I never read as a child – despite having it as part of a 2 in 1 volume. I had read The Boy Next Door, the first book but somehow never made it to … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five on Finniston Farm

Five on Finniston Farm, in my humble opinion, has always been one of my favourite later Famous Five novels. In my opinion I think that it one of the three books in the latter part of the series that brings … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on Finniston Farm

Five on Finniston Farm has to be one of my all time favourite adaptations in this TV series. It is possibly because I watched it when I was younger, and had the video on permanent loan from the library (my … Continue reading

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Five on Finniston Farm reviewed by Chris

This is the last of my reviews of my top three Famous Fives, the others being Five Go Adventuring Again and Five Go Down to the Sea. It is the 18th in the series and was first published in 1960 by … Continue reading

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“The Twinniest Twins” A look at the Harries from Five on Finniston Farm

“They’re the twinniest twins I’ve ever seen!” Laura Petela as Anne remarks of the Philpot twins in Five go to Finniston Farm. Now I admit in the book this has more of an effect because your imagination fills in the … Continue reading

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Five on Finniston Farm: An exciting dramatised adventure

I feel a bit bad about it but this week I listened to Five on Finniston Farm for free – on YouTube. It’s the sort of thing I’ll probably buy at some point (though I wouldn’t pay £4 or £5 … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: The Famous Five Books 16-18

Here we are at the penultimate instalment of my Famous Five series of posts. Thanks to anyone who’s stuck with me and actually read them all. As always there may be spoilers, I accept no responsibility for ruining your enjoyment of … Continue reading

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