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The Rilloby Fair Mystery (Barney Mysteries #2)

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  640 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Barney, Roger, Diane and Snubby love solving mysteries, with the help of Loony the spaniel and Miranda the monkey.

Rare and valuable papers have been stolen from collections kept in secure rooms with locked doors and barred windows. How does the thief escape without a trace, and when will be strike again? Could there be a connection with the fair travelling around the area?
Paperback, 192 pages
Published 1993 by Collins (first published 1950)
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Ana
Feb 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Adorei esta leitura, gosto bastante dos livros da Enid Blyton e este não foi exceção.
Uzma
Nov 17, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
i really liked it, obviously because i love mystery
Clive Dale
Apr 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was my most favorite book as a child. and read it oer and over again.
Jay McElroy
Domestic violence, giving cigarettes as prizes to children, foul language. Books for children? 😁
Daniela Kraml
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this old-fashioned mystery.
Beth
Jan 19, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Oh yes, Project Nostalgia makes an Enid Blyton stopover. A long one. Many ratings to come, of books you've never heard of and don't want to read. Nostalgic? Yes. Cheesy? Terribly. Good? Oh no.

This is one of the better Enid Blytons, I think, because it fully embraces the ridiculousness of her characters. Snubby and Loony! Great Uncle! The circus! Old Ma! Young 'Un (can't have a Blyton book without some preachiness)! And don't forget the chimps.
Kirsti
Nov 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Haha, oh Enid, you're getting too easy! It was so early on that I guessed the thief this time it wasn't funny. Loved the food descriptions again. Loved the mystery, and loved my beautiful copy, older and with it's dust jacket. Great series too, another five star book
Stacy
Dec 03, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 9 year old boys
Shelves: read-kids-older
I didn't actually read this book, my son did...but he loved the entire series.
Gisele
Jan 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
IM 15 AND I LOVED THIS BOOK. I THINK I READ IT LIKE OVER 50 TIMES EVERY SINCE I GOT THIS BOOK WHEN I WAS 6
Kate Forsyth
May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classic
An old childhood favourite.
Emily Boyle
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
amazing ! loved it ! recommend it to anyone:)
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Enid Mary Blyton (1897 - 1968) was an English author of children's books.

Born in South London, 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 192
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