A Lazy Afternoon

A Lazy Afternoon The Famous Five Julian Dick George Anne and Timmy have been delighting readers for over years It s so terribly hot the Five are having a lazy afternoon but the gang don t get the peace and quie

  • Title: A Lazy Afternoon
  • Author: Enid Blyton Jamie Littler
  • ISBN: 9781444916294
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Famous Five Julian, Dick, George, Anne and Timmy have been delighting readers for over 70 years It s so terribly hot, the Five are having a lazy afternoon but the gang don t get the peace and quiet they imagined What are the men on the motorbikes up to Can they be stopped

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    1. This is one Enid Blyton's short stories accompanied by coloured illustrations. The Famous Five want to have a lazy afternoon but get convinced by their dog, Timmy, to go out to the woods. Here they all fall asleep and Timmy runs away. Two criminals try to hide a bag in a tree, which wakes up the children. With the help of Timmy (who has returned), they trap the criminals in the tree until the police arrive.This story is a great introduction to the best selling author and to her longer novels. Th [...]

    2. By a sunny afternoon, the five kids and Dagobert, the dog, decide to take a nap in the forest. Suddenly, some bad guys arrive, so the kids send the dog to frighten them and it works. Yey! I'm still searching for a scenario, as well as the adventure/mystery spirit from the Famous Five series. For sure, it's readable, especially for very young readers, but nothing interesting happens and without the nice illustrations, it would be a totally boring read.

    3. One of my students brought this book into class and I was curious to read it because Enid Blyton is such a well-known name in children's books, and The Famous Five is one of her best-known series. Blyton has a series of Famous Five short stories that have recently been republished with great illustrations and are called Famous Five Colour Reads, of which this book is one. I noticed that, in addition to the illustrations, the font type is a bit like the Geronimo Stilton books, with big and bold f [...]

    4. “A Lazy Afternoon” by Enid Blyton – ‘The Famous Five’ short stories (2014).“'Let's find a cool, shady place, take our books, and either read or snooze till tea-time. I'd enjoy a lazy afternoon for once.' said George.” (p8)But when two robbers attempt to hide their stolen loot in a tree the Five have to act!- - -

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