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Famous Five: Five Have A Mystery To Solve

Book 20
Narrated by: Ann Beach
Series: Famous Five, Book 20
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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Summary

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.

In book 20, the Famous Five visit Whispering Island, another mysterious place with a million stories surrounding it. Is it really haunted?

It's all fun and games until the Five get stranded there and realise they're not the only ones on the island.

©2013 Enid Blyton (P)2013 Hodder Children's Books

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Five Have A Mystery To Solve

Yay! I may be middle-aged, but I still hugely adore tales concerning my favourite fictional childhood chums! The Five are asked to look after young Wilfred, a solitary boy who whispers to the creatures surrounding him. Their travels take them to a tiny cottage located in a harbour, in which stands the mysterious 'Whispering Island'. It's a place of local legend, but what's the truth behind the tales of great riches and armed guards?

Once again, a perfect listen. The narrator, Ann Beech brings bucket loads of English charm to the story and the different characters, including Timmy, are wonderfully brought to life. A treat for all ages.

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  • Martin
  • 12-04-15

Fantastic!

It was exciting and met our expectations of characters and reading of the book was excellent.
The story was exciting and the mystery was all-consuming.
Verdict:great😄