Tag Archives: Timmy

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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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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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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The Adventures with George and Timmy Part 4: The Footprint in the Sand

This is the third story in the omnibus that I have of George and Timmy adventures. The Footprint in the Sand as a title doesn’t really have much to do with the story, unless I missed something very important. However … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy Part 3: A Curious Treasure

So this is the second review of a full story from the Adventures of George and Timmy. This one was called A Curious Treasure and all starts with George begging her father to let her keep her newly found puppy Timothy. … 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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