The Five Find-Outers (and Dog): Enid Blyton's Mysteries Series The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage (The Five Find-Outers, #1), The Mystery of the Disappeari. The Five Find-Outers and Dog (not to be confused with The Famous Five), also known as the Enid Blyton Mystery Series, is a series of children's mystery books. Mystery05—Mystery of the Missing Necklace, The—Blyton, Enid. she would have pestered Pip nobody knew—but Bets suddenly exploded into a series of.
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Enid Blyton: The Mystery of Banshee Towers (Mystery #15). 1 - OFF TO MEET OLD FATTY. "I do wish old Fatty would buck up and come back from wherever. Enid Blyton - Mystery 09 - Mystery of the Vanished perpemethico.cf - Download as PDF File of a mystery about, I guess Fatty will run straight into one as soon as he “It seems queer to have a farm in the middle of a marsh. then a series of thuds. The Five Find-Outers Mystery Series. The Five Find-Outers and Dog are Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, Bets and Fatty's Scottie dog, Buster. Fatty's real name is.
Full of humour and intrigue, the Find-Outers books paint a fascinating picture of life in a mid twentieth-century English village — a world of cosiness, quirkiness and class-consciousness peopled by colourful characters such as tramps, fair-folk, errand boys on bicycles, shop-keepers, cooks and the well-to-do. The first title in the series, The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage , was published in and the earliest editions of the books were illustrated by Joseph Abbey, Treyer Evans and Lilian Buchanan.
In and , Dean published two Mysteries Omnibus books featuring the first six original novels three in each. These are the "complete and unabridged" versions In , Dean published six Collection books featuring original novels from popular series.
The Mysteries Collection is number four in the series There have been a few Five Find-Outer games produced over the years, including a card game in and Whitman's jigsaw puzzles in Society Shed.
Author of Adventure. Enid Blyton Day. Fireside Journal. Cave of Books. Interactive Island. Secret Passage. Lashings of Links. The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage.
The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat. The Mystery of the Secret Room. The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters. The Mystery of the Missing Necklace. The Mystery of the Hidden House. Fatty is a skilled orator and poet, and able to create poetry ad-lib. He is apparently top of his form at his boarding school and his ambition when he grows up is to become a detective.
Fatty develops an interest in ventriloquism as the series progresses. Bets in particular adores Fatty and is very loyal to him.
He is 13 in "Mystery Of the Spiteful Letters" Laurence "Larry" Daykin — the eldest of the five and the original leader of the Five Find-Outers, passing the role to Fatty at the beginning of the third book. Larry is sometimes annoyed by Fatty's boasting.
He is Daisy's older brother. He is the first character to be introduced in the series, but is developed considerably less than the other main characters as the series continues. As the oldest of the Five Find Outers,he is 14 years old. Margaret "Daisy" Daykin — Larry's younger sister. Creating the Five Find-Outers was Daisy's idea. She is particularly good at thinking of plans and ideas.
She is younger than Larry by a year and the same age as Pip and Fatty,who is Philip "Pip" Hilton — The same age as Daisy and a few years older than Bets, his younger sister whom he frequently teases. In contrast to Fatty's rather relaxed parents, Mr and Mrs Hilton are quite strict and often take a dim view of Pip and Bets's sleuthing activities, wishing that Pip especially would direct the same amount of energy into his schoolwork.
In The Mystery of the Hidden House the Hiltons forbid Pip and Bets from getting involved in mysteries, but the children still find themselves in one. He is 13,implying he is 4 years older than his little sister. She adores and hero-worships Fatty and he is very fond of her. Though the youngest, the kind-hearted Bets proves herself to be a worthy member. She is keenly observant, providing crucial ideas that help Fatty in solving some of the baffling mysteries - as in the 'Mystery of the Pantomime Cat' when she provides the breakthrough idea, to which Fatty exclaims: ""Bets'" he said, stopping at last "Bets!
Good, clever, brainy old Bets.
She's got it! She's solved it! Bets, you deserve to be head of the Find-Outers! Oh my word, Bets, why, why, why didn't I think of it before?
She also thought of the name 'Five Find-Outers and Dog'. She is 9 years old. He thinks the world of Fatty and his favourite pastime is to nip at Mr Goon's ankles. His favourite food is biscuits, spread with potted meat.
Police Force[ edit ] Theophilus Goon, the village policeman, who is outwitted by the five children in every single story. Mr Goon would dearly love promotion, but considers the children to be hindering him rather than helping.
He thinks the world of Fatty and his favourite pastime is to nip at Mr Goon's ankles. Other recurring characters are: Mr Goon would dearly love promotion, but considers the children to be hindering him rather than helping.
To chase them away he often tells them to "Clear Orf" instead of clear off. Consequently, the children have given him the nick name "Clear-Orf".
Goon's nephew. Ern is introduced in the book Mystery of the Hidden House. Ern is a great lover of poetry, or 'portry' as he calls it, though he never finished any poem or 'pome' as he calls it but Fatty can always finish it for him.
That's one of the reason that he is a great admirer of Fatty. Ern has two twin brothers, Sid and Perce. Sid has a fondness for toffee, so much so that he has trouble speaking or being understood. At one time, Mr Goon scolded Perce for sucking stick me tight toffees in front of 'royalty'. Actually just the Find-outers in disguise.
Ern can be considered to be the sixth member of the group.