77th out of 109 books — 20 voters
Look Out, Secret Seven (The Secret Seven #14)
by Enid Blyton
What on earth would the Secret Seven do without Scamper the spaniel? First he discovers an unwanted visitor - then he protects them as they spy on a thief late at night in Bramley Woods!
Paperback, 136 pages
Published 2006 by Hodder
(first published January 1st 1962)
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Apr 06, 2010 Relyn rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: children & nostalgia seekers
Recommended to Relyn by: Jane Brocket
This is a simple book, a simple story, that has delighted children for generations. I discovered the Secret Seven in Jane Brocket's book Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer. The seven are always enjoying the most delicious sounding food. Jane Brocket talked about these books with such affection that I knew I had to read it for myself. This one was the only Enid Blyton book our library owned. I am very glad I read it. The story does not completely appeal to me as it is awfully simple. But, I can sure see...more
Enid Blyton is an amazing childrens author, bestselling in the
world. Although almost undiscovered by Americans.
This series (The Secret Seven) Features 7 children who form a
backyard club. They love to have meetings with Secret
Passwords, etc. Soon, they begin to fall into mysteries. This
series is for the younger reader than the other series Enid
Blyton wrote for children. 8-10 years old maybe.
Great reading. introduce your children to Enid Blyton today!
My diary says that this is the first Secret Seven series I read, along with the date in which I finished it - but the truth is that even a trace of that story is in my memory. I had no clue as to how to rate it. The only thing I could make out was that I must have liked it, because after reading this one I hunted down most of the Secret Seven & Famous Five series, devouring them. So I'm giving it a three stars.
Born in 1897 in South London, Enid Mary Blyton was the eldest of three children, and showed an early interest in music and reading. She was educated at St. Christopher's School, Beckenham, and - having decided not to pursue her music - at Ipswich High School, where she trained as a kindergarten teacher. She taught for five years before her 1924 marriage to editor Hugh Pollock, with whom she had tw...moreMore about Enid Blyton...