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Adventure series for a 6 year old girl?

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WinifredBanks · 14/11/2014 17:34

DD has very much enjoyed the Famous Five and Secret Seven; are there more adventure series like this that you'd recommend?

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schmalex · 14/11/2014 19:18

Oliver and the Seawigs is excellent. Not a series but definitely an adventure.

WinifredBanks · 15/11/2014 05:54

Thanks Schmalex, looks good Smile

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EdYouKateShaun · 15/11/2014 06:19

Swallows and Amazons?

SavoyCabbage · 15/11/2014 07:13

There are other lesser known Enid Blytons too. Like the '........of Adventure' series and the 'R mysteries'

hels71 · 15/11/2014 08:05

Also blyton...the secret island, secret of spiggy holes etc like famous five.

Leeds2 · 15/11/2014 14:31

Sophie and the Shadow Woods series by Linda Chapman is very popular in the school where I volunteer. It is much more up to date than Enid Blyton, I think Sophie has super powers and battles against creatures called such things as Boggarts.

WinifredBanks · 15/11/2014 21:40

Thank you for suggestions; I already have the Adventure enid Blyton series tucked away for Christmas. I loved Swallows and Amazons as a kid, but has it dated?

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WookieCookiee · 15/11/2014 21:52

Lauren St John's Laura Marlin books are worth a look.

BlueChampagne · 17/11/2014 13:48

Second Sophie and the Shadow Woods!
The Worst Witch

WinifredBanks · 18/11/2014 06:15

Thank you; I was trying to remember for what age Nancy Drew is suitable?

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Delphine31 · 18/11/2014 06:21

The CS Lewis Narnia books might be worth looking at.

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe is accessible enough for a 6 year old. The next books in this collection become gradually denser/aimed at older children but I would have thought not far beyond Famous Five in complexity.

WinifredBanks · 19/11/2014 05:48

Thanks Delphine; I agree with you about the increasing complexity, and therefore have been holding off; ditto Harry Potter. There seems to be a dearth of non-magic adventure series...

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nonicknameseemsavailable · 19/11/2014 21:16

I always preferred the Adventure series to the Famous Five and Secret Seven. There is a mystery series too.

All 7 Worst Witch books have gone down very well here. DD1 is now enjoying Maisie Hitchins books by Holly Webb.

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