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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.

A mysterious light on Kirrin Island, a stolen safe, a bag hidden in the woods, a runaway horse, dog thieves, a Christmas Eve robbery - they all mean a whole lot of fun for The Famous Five! Listen to their exciting adventures in this delightful collection of short stories.

Short stories included: 'Five have a puzzling time'; 'George's hair is too long'; 'Good old Timmy!'; 'A lazy afternoon'; 'Well done, Famous Five!'; 'Five and a half-term adventure'; 'Happy Christmas, Five!'; 'When Timmy chased the cat!'

©2008 Chorion (P)2007 Hodder Children's Books

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A winner as usual

My 6 year old son adores the Famous Five stories and he listens to these audio ones in the car. He can re-tell the whole story afterwards too! Good honest fun just like they were when I was little, highly recommended!

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fantastic story

my sister gas learning difficulties and I found these on audible and she absolutely loves these.

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Monotonous.

Faded out whilst narration ongoing at times. difficult to hear. Monotonous narration, needs more excitement.

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Love it!

Listened to it as a kid on cd and listen to it now and I still love it!!

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Pony

It is brilliant exiting fun and it can be a bit scary.I really think it is a five year rating

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Great book for small people it is a great adventure storie for the young and old

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Great listening for the kids

My kids are 4 and 7, they've listened to this series many times and still ask for it at bedtime. With different character voices and background sounds it's easy to become engrossed.

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My kids loved it!

My 6and 4 year old loved it and my 2 year old was happy to listen even if she didn't understand everything!!

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Ventures

A wonderful journey with the famous five. I ventured with them many years ago and it's a delight to journey once more with my son.

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a good traditional read t

I great book to listen to at bedtime. was enjoyed by all the family x

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  • catherine
  • 06-05-13

Seven year old twins LOVE this

What made the experience of listening to Famous Five Story Collection of 8 Stories the most enjoyable?

My boys listened to this recording over and over and over.

What did you like best about this story?

My kids just loved it. It kept them occupied for hours.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes. My seven year olds listened to it all day, all night!