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Five Go Off to Camp (Famous Five #7)

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  5,275 ratings  ·  88 reviews
Spook trains in the dead of night! And they seem to vanish into thin air - but where do they go? The Famous Five are on to it! But discovery of an unusual underground tunnel system, and a secret train-service, has them puzzled. If they follow the tracks, will they solve the mystery?
Paperback, 250 pages
Published 2001 by Hodder Children's Books (first published 1948)
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Kirsti
Enid Blyton has long been among my favorite authors, and her Five series has long captivated me. What kind of magic is it that these children were allowed to go off camping, walking, visiting towns, rowing and such without an adult present? My mother seemed permanently glued to my side until I was 16, there was no way I could have gotten up to their hijinks.
But it was another time, and people seemed to trust one another, especially with children.

In this book, we see the four children (plus Timmy
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Michael
Was looking for something short to get used to my new e-book reader. When I was a kid, I read everything by Enid Blyton I could get my hands on, and I was curious how her books would rate today. Sadly these don't hold up at all, compared to some childrens classics like, say, Edith Nesbit. The book was written in '48 and it shows: The boys condescend to the girls. One girl cooks and tidies up and gets frightened easily, the other one is a tomboy and doesn't want to be called by her real name. The ...more
Hanif
Buku ini gak sengaja aku dapatkan waktu lg bersih2 perpustakaan di SD,bukunya dah lusuh banget,tp berhubung judul bukunya bikin penasaran,langsung deh aku bawa pulang dan kubaca. Petualangan KETUJUH mereka yang seru dan mengasyikkan!
Kereta api hantu di tengah malam! Tanpa masinis, tanpa penumpang, tanpa siapa pun di atasnya. Hanya lampunya yang redup dan suaranya yang mendirikan bulu roma… Kereta itu menghilang di kegelapan ke manakah perginya? Lima Sekawan menyelidikinya dan menemukan tempat ya
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Salvina
George,Dick,Anne,Julian and their dog Timmy are going camping. A science teacher that pays only attention to the little creature under our feet. While camping they hear some strange and worrying sound...They find out that its a train. But, they soon find out that this is no ordinary train. Its a ghost train??!!

Someone gave me a bunch of these books as a gift. Never opened them until now...but since had nothing else to read I decided that I would give them a try. I finished this book because I gu
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Irwan
I can't believe I cannot say anything about this volume. In my childhood, I read each volume many many times. And it always gave a great feeling each time you finish it.
Div
Most pathetic story I've read so far in the Famous Five Series. Girls go and wash/clean/cook. Do not go to the adventure coz it won't be safe. Even when George is far more brave than any of the kids.
All that Anne wants to do is play mother, but why make George suffer coz of that?? If Julian and Dick were so concerned about Anne's safety, one of them could have stayed back instead of forcing their wishes on George. Hate how Enid makes it George's mistake to be angry. The 1st book where I wanted t
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Leny Helena
Dari semua buku lima sekawan, buku ini yang paling saya ingat hingga sekarang "Lima sekawan dan kereta hantu" tidak ada kata memburunya. Dulu sampulnya cuma dua tone warna coklat tua dan krem, bergambar siluet George alias Georgina dengan anjingnya si Timmy. Begitu terkesannya saya, sampai-sampai sewaktu saya mendapat hadiah anjing peking saya namai dia Timmy, padahal anjing tersebut betina.

Keranjingan, saya mencari semua buku Enyd. Beli, pinjam, dan tukar. sayang sekali saya bukan penyimpan bu
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Dani Noviandi
Musim panas lagi, liburan lagi! Ya, Lima Sekawan kali ini mengajak kita berkemah! Untungnya, orangtua yang menyertai mereka untuk berkemah kali ini ialah seorang guru (guru Julian dan Dick tepatnya) yang sangat tergila-gila dengan serangga. Pak Luffy ini sangat pengertian terhadap anak-anak. Dia mengerti bahwa anak-anak ingin mengalami petualangannya sendiri, maka ia sengaja mendirikan kemah agak jauh dari anak-anak ini. Anak-anak tentu sangat senang, apalagi Pak Luffy yang tergila pada serangga ...more
David Sarkies
Apr 27, 2015 David Sarkies rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Children who like adventure
Recommended to David by: My Dad
Shelves: mystery
An adventure involving trains
6 August 2012

Well I have just finished the seventh Famous Five book but that means that there is another fourteen to go. Fortunately they generally do not take me all that long to read, though it really also depends on whether I put a lot of effort into actually reading it because even though it doesn't take me all that long, I generally find myself spending most of my time reading it simply to get it finished within a 24 hour period. However I have set a goal to at
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bakanekonomama
Dengan niat untuk bernostalgia, saya pun membeli buku Lima Sekawan dengan cover terbarunya di Pesta Novel Gramedia lalu. Dulu, ketika SD, ini adalah salah satu serial favorit saya, meskipun saya tidak ingat petualangan nomor berapa saja yang belum saya baca. Maklum, dulu nyewa jadi suka nggak lengkap serinya.

Tapi, ketika saya membeli dan membaca ceritanya, ternyata eh ternyata sepertinya saya sudah baca ketika SD dulu. Meskipun begitu, masih teta menarik sih. Terutama cover barunya itu, saya suk
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Karthik
Famous Five as such is not my favorite series. This is a decent book in the series. It is fun reading all about the camping trip. So far the adventures have been in Kirrin island or in passages connected to houses. So open doors is a new environment and it is interesting. Abandoned railways tracks and spook trains make interesting read. Jock is a guest character in this book - he is not very interesting. However Mr. Luffy is quite interesting. Overall an interesting read.
Drishti Ohri
It was fun reading this part and desiring all the time if the writer found enough room for me to share in this flawless novel.It was awfully mean of George to talk such bad about Anne.But I do understand George's situation brimmed with misery.Geoge deserves an applaud for the good work on her part.Although I think spook trains and our sharp witted characters saved the day but I expected a bit more because I have read Enid Blyton's better ones.
Kátia Cristina
I've just finished this marvellous book by Enid Blyton. It's the 7th of a series of 21.You might be thinking, 21? Is she crazy? But I can assure you, you'll fall in love with the characters and the plot. It's a time when children could and wanted to play outside, to have adventure nd so on. If you are into pre-teen literature and want to be transported to a quieter time, but not so quiet, it's a must-read.
Milley
Jan 18, 2015 Milley rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: 5
I am rereading this as an adult. I really liked this one. I read it after the first 4 re-reads so it is difficult to compare to my previous scores. It is at least 4.25 and maybe higher.

I liked the camping scenario. There were no ragamuffins/gypsies in this one which was a nice break. Although there was the put upon boy but his mother had his back.

I liked the illustration and testing of George's character. It was very Mad Men in its revelation of George being between a rock and a hard place. Ye
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EA
The pacing is a bit off in this book. The adventure doesn't really get started until the second half of the book, and then it concludes rather quickly at the end. The kids still enjoyed it, as Timmy gets to fly at people again, but this book took longer for us to read, as we just didn't have the same excitement to jump back in and see what was to happen next.
miss
Liburan kali ini Lima Sekawan diberi izin untuk berkemah ke padang rumput dengan syarat ditemani oleh Pak Luffy, guru sekolah Julian dan Dick. Selama berkemah, mereka berkenalan dengan Jock, anak pemilik Olly's Farm yang letaknya tidak jauh dari lokasi kemah mereka. Dan tanpa sengaja mereka menemukan pelataran kereta api yang sudah tidak terpakai selama bertahun-tahun. Namun, kisah seram tentang Kereta Api Hantu pun menyertai penemuan mereka itu.

Bukan Lima Sekawan namanya jika tidak penasaran.
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Elly Kurniawati
Buku pertama Enid Blyton yang dibaca. Ingat baca pertama kali kalau nggak kelas 6 SD ya sudah SMP waktu itu. Bukunya masih yang cetakan lama. Sampulnya aja masih yang warna oranye. Sudah diwariskan ke adik sekarang. Suka sekali dengan penggambaran latar Enid Blyton yang sering memasukan suasana pedesaan dimana masih banyak padang rumput, jalan setapak, hujan kecil dan rumah tembok kuno yang menyenangkan dan berbau panggangan roti. Ceritanya sih tentang memecahkan mengapa masih ada kereta yang be ...more
Vikash
Good story, kids who like adventures should read this book.loads of morals and shows the strength of friendship and a break less relationship between teens and timothy.
Jake Collins
Funny in places, creepy in places, intriguing in places; this is a very good Famous Five camping adventure. I always remembered it as "the one with the spook trains".
Lili
Book I loved and since children and grandchildren adore, everyone of Blyton's books are enjoyable readable and loved by all
Andrea Hickman Walker
I have a great love for children's mystery stories and Enid Blyton is one of my favourite authors for them. This is less of a mystery, though there is certainly plenty of that afoot, and more of a straight up adventure. It's far less about figuring out who's committing crimes and what crimes they are (which, frankly, were blazing obvious to me from the beginning), and more about them messing about, finding something odd and trying to figure it out. The adventure just pulls them along without the ...more
Maira Adil
Jun 27, 2015 Maira Adil marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I love all of the Enid Blyton's books and novels, especially this FAMOUS FIVE SERIES! Its really awesome
Sona
The usual adventuring of the five! Strictly for Enid Blyton fans ie for ppl who are still kids! :)
Alejandra Casal
Los Famous Five juntos en una nueva aventura. Tan bueno como los demás de la saga.
Zabetta Camilleri
Absolutely loved rereading this during one beach session. Just like old times :-)
Hastinasih Sophie
Memburu Kereta Api Hantu adalah cerita pertama dari buku-buku Lima Sekawan yang saya baca. saya dapat kalo gak salah dari perpustakaan SD dulu, lupa tepatnya pas kelas berapa. yang jelas, kayanya saya masih lumayan kecil hingga masih cukup banyak yang saya gak paham dari ceritanya.
sejak buku pertama itu, saya mulai rajin mencari serinya yang lain, entah itu dari perpus (termasuk perpus keliling yg dulu pernah ada di kampuns saya), ataupun dengan merengek minta dibelikan oleh ortu. saya ingat, s
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Jureshka Naidoo
I think this was a good book, though the spook trains were not a surprise
Durdles
Off with a single male teacher on a camping holiday up the moors. Such trusting times. The five sensibly avoid him and any potential shenanigans but again fall into potentially greater danger involving the re-opening of an abandoned railway line by a bunch of crooks and if there is a cruel stepfather to boot then ten to one he'll be involved as well. A useful tip from George. If you don't want to be left out of night-time adventures attach your toe by string to the boys' tent flap. I've kept tha ...more
Caroline
I loved these books as a child and can still enjoy them now.
John
As with all Famous Five books, this is of the same trusted and successful formula.

I loved these books as a child and I am delighted that my girls loved them as children too.

The stories are adventures of a byegone age, yet still hold the attention of children, around the world...... they have stood the test of time well - and for a great reason.

The stories are plausible, fun, adventurous and contain an excellent mix of young characters... with a little bit of everyone in each of them - something
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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 edito
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