Tag: Kiki the parrot

The Island of Adventure

The Island of Adventure

by Enid Blyton (Macmillan, 1944); audiobook read by Thomas Judd (Bolinda, 2021)

Book cover: “The Island of Adventure” by Enid Blyton (Macmillan, 1944); audiobook read by Thomas Judd (Bolinda, 2021)

Blyton spends far too long on the pre-adventure, holiday-atmosphere buildup. While the children are slow to cotton on, the danger does at last manifest (and with a harder edge). Memorable mostly for Kiki the parrot and Philip and Dinah’s bickering sibling relationship.