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Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island

Book 1
Narrated by: Mel Giedroyc
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (46 ratings)
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Summary

There was something else out on the sea by the rocks - something dark that seemed to lurch out of the waves...What could it be?

Julian, Dick and Anne are spending the holidays with their tomboy cousin George and her dog, Timothy. One day, George takes them to explore nearby Kirrin Island, with its rocky little coast and old ruined castle on the top. Over on the island, they make a thrilling discovery, which leads them deep into the dungeons of Kirrin Castle on a dangerous adventure. Who - and what - will they find there?

©2017 Hodder Children's Books; 1942 Hodder Children's Books

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Excellent narration and story

Mel was excellent reading this and deserves lashings of ginger beer for her efforts.

It’s a long long time since I read these books as a child and listening to it again reminded me of a simpler time and of a nicer life. The story was surprisingly intense at times and although my older eyes can see the plot holes, I enjoyed it greatly.

My kids adore the books. I’ve bought 1,3, 4 & 5 (cheaper if you buy the kindle version and add on the audible version. I’ll buy 2 shortly as this has made me want to revisit them. Mel was a revelation.

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Very good!<br />

My children enjoyed listening to this story very much, it is a good starter point to developing thier imaginations instead of watching TV!

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Really exciting story for children.

My 7 Yr old son loved it and I enjoyed it too. There are no bad manners, attitudes or materialism in the story which is rather refreshing. Encourages imagination.

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Booo

I don’t really like this book because it’s a bit boring for me so boo

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