Findouters Challenge: The Findouters go to the Pantomime

The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat by Enid Blyton Findouters Challenge: Book 7. The second of the Findouters books with a “cat” in the title and theme. In this one, Goon is going away on holiday and is being replaced by a much-friendlier PC Pippin who is in every way Goon’s opposite. However, when it…

Findouters Challenge: Enter Ern Goon

The Mystery of the Hidden House by Enid Blyton Findouters Challenge: Book 6. This is where Ern Goon makes his first appearance in the series. Bets and Pip and Larry and Daisy head off to the station to receive Fatty (who’s spent Christmas away from Peterswood) and find who they think is Fatty in one…

Findouters Challenge: On the trail of a missing necklace

The Mystery of the Missing Necklace by Enid Blyton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Findouters Challenge: Book 5. This is certainly among the most interesting of the Findouters’ cases. The story opens with Pip and Bets getting bored in their summer holidays, with the others at the seaside with their parents (they themselves have…

Findouters Challenge: A Poison Pen in Peterswood

The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters by Enid Blyton Findouters Challenge: Book 4. Quite a few detectives have had to deal with poison pens, Miss Marple in The Moving Finger included, and in this one our Findouters are faced with one out to create havoc in Peterswood. The Hiltons’ young maid nineteen-year-old Gladys is one…

Findouters Challenge: Disguises, Invisible Ink, and Secret Rooms

The Mystery of the Secret Room by Enid Blyton Findouters Challenge: Book 3. It’s the Christmas holiday and the children are back home again making cards and packing presents, including for their friend, Inspector Jenks. Fatty is now 13 and Bets 9, and Fatty has learnt some new and exciting detective skills (including writing in…

Findouters Challenge: Disappearing Cat

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Findouters Challenge: Book 2. This second book is set some months after the first and is the first of the two "cat" titled findouters books. Bets is excited at Pip, Larry and Daisy coming home after three months away at school. In the meantime, Pip has received a letter…