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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Kirrin Island part 2

So if you have managed to follow the title of this piece –  which if you’re not hugely up to speed with the 70’s Famous Five might take some explaining (however look back here for a bit more of an idea … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Demon’s Rocks Part 2

This is going to sound harsh as I know that there are people out there who love the theme tune for the 70s Famous Five but after several false starts (I put the wrong DVD in for the episode three … Continue reading

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Review: Five Go Gluten Free

A sneaky purchase after Christmas because I was blessed with one of these spoofs at Christmas time. I didn’t have much choice of book as Five Give Up the Booze and Five Go on a Strategy Away Day were both sold out. … Continue reading

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Favourite Five Blyton Animals

I thought I would break up the TV series reviews a bit and bring you something different this week. I decided to go through some of Blyton’s well loved animal characters and look at my top five. I’m going to … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Secret Trail

Five on a Secret Trail is a hard to find episode, especially on video cassette. A limited number of video tapes were released with this episode in the 1990s from the retailer WHSmith. Thus when the likes of eBay was … Continue reading

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How to Throw a Famous Five Party

I know I know, I have failed to bring you a review of The Circus of Adventure  yet again, but I’m sure you’d rather I’d had a refreshing read of it, before I wrote about it. This means that I’m going … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy Part 2: Timmy The Fearless Puppy

Now, in September (September!) I started (started!) reading The Adventures with George and Timmy by Sue Welford, and I think as you might be able to remember (and see here) I didn’t get very far and I wasn’t really a … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy by Sue Welford Part 1

I know I’m supposed to be reviewing this prequel to Blyton’s beloved Famous Five, and honestly, I would, however… I’ve not really managed to read much, though I am going to try and give you my feelings towards the book … Continue reading

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Bringing Blyton to Life: A Blyton Library Event

On the 12th August 2014 I took charge  of a Blyton themed event in the library where I work, for the children. I had a word with the Children’s Librarian a few months ago about running a Blyton themed event, … Continue reading

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Timmy the Dog “Best Dog in the World”

Inspired by Sunskriti’s post a while back, I thought I would offer a different look at Timmy the dog. Warning: this post WILL include spoilers. Most people cite Timmy, and his mistress George, as their favourite characters from the Famous Five … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 8

So it’s been a few weeks since the seventh part of Julian’s news, and now I present you with the finale to tie up the loose ends! If you need to refresh your memories parts one to seven can be found … Continue reading

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Julan’s News: Part 7

So, part 7 of Julian’s News hits the blog, hot from the keyboard. If you want to refresh your memory or catch up check out the links below: Prequel – The way you make me feel Part One: Telling Dick … Continue reading

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Julian’s News Part 6

It has been a little while since I gave you a piece of Julian’s News, but I hope you’ll forgive me. It got myself into a little bit of a writing rut and couldn’t get out of it. But now, … Continue reading

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Sunskriti’s Animal Character Exploration: Timmy from the Famous Five

This month’s blog post  is about Timmy, who is quite possibly Blyton’s most famous animal character. I found writing about Timmy harder than any of the other animals I’ve blogged about, so please excuse the length of this post. Timmy … Continue reading

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Sunskriti’s Animal Character Exploration: Scamper from the Secret Seven

Scamper from the Secret Seven series A few days ago, I was debating between the names Timmy and Scamper for my new puppy. We decided on Scamper for two reasons: 1. It’s more original 2. I told dad, Timmy was a … Continue reading

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Who are the Famous Five? a short guide

Here’s a short guide to who makes up the Famous Five and the grown-ups who are responsible for them during the adventure-filled school holidays. JULIAN Older brother to Dick and Anne, cousin to George. Julian is generally in charge of … Continue reading

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