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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Have you done the 1940s?


message 2: by Holly (new)

Holly No I haven't. I only had time to make one list today and I decided to go with the 1950s. I don't know, I didn't feel like making them in order, haha.


message 3: by ron green (new)

ron green Looking for a children's series for 40's or 50's. 3 English children and a parrot solving mysteries. Don't remember a title or author but perhaps you had an idea? Hope so. Thanks.


message 4: by BookLovingLady (last edited Jun 21, 2021 12:50PM) (new)

BookLovingLady ron green wrote: "Looking for a children's series for 40's or 50's. 3 English children and a parrot solving mysteries. Don't remember a title or author but perhaps you had an idea? Hope so. Thanks."

Enid Blyton? The Adventure series? (Although there are 4 children...)


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