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Description - Famous Five: Five Go Off To Camp & Five Go To Billycock Hill by Enid Blyton

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.Five Go Off to CampThe Famous Five investigate spook trains in the dead of night. The trains seem to vanish into thin air, but where do they go? The Five discover an unusual underground tunnel system and a secret train-service. If they follow the tracks, will they solve the mystery?Five Go to Billycock HillIt's holiday time at Billycock Hill and the Famous Five make new friend - a real pilot! But when he disappears with top secret equipment, the Five begin to wonder if their new friend could be a spy, or worse, a traitor. This audio CD edition features the text from the Classic edition. Both stories are abridged and dramatised with a full cast and make wonderful listening for all Famous Five fans. Each story is one hour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844566808
ISBN-10: 1844566803
Format: CD-Audio
(142mm x 126mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Famous Five: Five Go Off To Camp & Five Go To Billycock Hill by Enid Blyton - Reviewed by (08 Sep 2015)

THE BEST FOR A FIRST READ!

Enid’s books were the catalyst which encouraged me to start reading more than 50 years ago. Thank you, Enid. The BBC, many libraries, local authorities and alleged educational experts have been completely wrong about the worth of the Blyton works. I can remember having substantial difficulty obtaining the original books as so many places would not stock them. The stories are great to read for their simplicity and straightforwardness.

When one did find copies of the book they were quite expensive all those years ago but great to own. I loved the letter on the back cover from Enid and the physical appearance of the book which I treasured as a youngster with the way the books were produced then which made them somehow much easier to read.

It’s a delight to read the stories again in middle age although recent editing has diminished some of the memories I have of the original editions and words used then (but I am now getting old). Never mind… these books remain one of my best friends for life: they began my reading adventure so do read these special adventures for yourselves.


Author Biography - Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the best-known and best-loved writers of children's stories. She is consistently voted a children's favourite in author polls. She has over 600 children's books to her credit, including the Famous Five series, the Secret Seven series, the Naughtiest Girl series 'all Hodder' and the Malory Towers and St Clare's series 'both available from Hodder on audio'.

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