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Si Kembar di Sekolah yang Baru PDF/EPUB í di Sekolah

Si Kembar di Sekolah yang Baru [Download] ➶ Si Kembar di Sekolah yang Baru Author Enid Blyton – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Pat dan Isabel sebal sekali ketika harus bersekolah di St Clare sekolah putri berasrama Mereka yakin mereka tak akan senang di sana Tapi setelah mereka benar benar masuk St Clare dan berkenalan dengan Pat dan Isabel sebal sekali ketika di Sekolah Kindle × harus bersekolah di St Clare sekolah putri berasrama Mereka yakin mereka tak akan senang di sana Tapi setelah mereka benar benar masuk St Clare dan berkenalan dengan Hilary, Janet, Kathleen, Sheila, dan lain lainnya, yang terjadi justru sebaliknya Tanpa mereka sadari mereka jatuh cinta pada St Clare Ini bisa dimaklumi St Clare memang sekolah Si Kembar MOBI :Þ yang penuh kegiatan dan keriangan Dan juga keramaian, karena gadis gadis tanggung murid murid sekolah itu kelihatannya berhobi sama berbuat iseng Yang jadi korban tentu saja para guru Tapi sebetulnya mereka gadis gadis yang baik dan berbakat Lihat saja prestasi mereka pada akhir semester.


10 thoughts on “Si Kembar di Sekolah yang Baru

  1. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    The Twins at St Clare s St Clare s, 1 , Enid BlytonThe Twins at St Clare s is a children s novel by Enid Blyton set in an English girls boarding school It is the first of the original six novels in the St Clare s series of school stories First published in 1941, it tells the story of twin sisters Pat and Isabel O Sullivan in their first term at a new school They meet many new friends.The two girl twins, Patricia and Isabel O Sullivan, having just finished school at the elite school called The Twins at St Clare s St Clare s, 1 , Enid BlytonThe Twins at St Clare s is a children s novel by Enid Blyton set in an English girls boarding school It is the first of the original six novels in the St Clare s series of school stories First published in 1941, it tells the story of twin sisters Pat and Isabel O Sullivan in their first term at a new school They meet many new friends.The two girl twins, Patricia and Isabel O Sullivan, having just finished school at the elite school called Redroofs, are expected to move on to senior school While most of their friends at their old school, two of them Mary and Frances Waters, are moving to the equally elite Ringmere, the twins parents are reluctant to send them to an expensive school as they are afraid the twins might become spoilt and snobbish Furious at their parents refusal to send them to the school of their choice, the twins are determined to be as difficult as possible at St Clare s The twins miss their favourite sports of field hockey and tennis because only lacrosse is played at St Clare s However, Pat turns out to be quite good at lacrosse She is selected by sports captain Belinda Towers despite having defied her earlier The twins soon make good friends with the other girls and play pranks on others in the school Most pranks are directed at Miss Kennedy, their new history teacher for the term, who is a very timid and insecure teacher, though highly qualified One of the pranks for Miss Kennedy is discovered by Miss Roberts and she punishes the whole form because of it The class stops playing tricks on Miss Kennedy when the twins accidentally overhear her talking to a friend about giving up her job, despite needing the money to help her sick mother, because she cannot control the class 2008 1386 204 19 12 9643630544 1 20


  2. Stacey (prettybooks) Stacey (prettybooks) says:

    Re reading St Clare s I m re reading the St Clare s series I bought the 1970s boxset as opposed to the new ones because they re just toomodern I first read the series when I was in infant and primary school so about 6 9 years old most likely and I remember loving them Re reading this book, it s interesting how I still remember bits of the storyline and the characters This is the first book in the series where Pat and Isabel O Sullivan join St Clare s at 14 years old I love how eveRe reading St Clare s I m re reading the St Clare s series I bought the 1970s boxset as opposed to the new ones because they re just toomodern I first read the series when I was in infant and primary school so about 6 9 years old most likely and I remember loving them Re reading this book, it s interesting how I still remember bits of the storyline and the characters This is the first book in the series where Pat and Isabel O Sullivan join St Clare s at 14 years old I love how everyone says ought and shan t , and they re just so posh I love it Why doesn t anyone use ointment any


  3. Producervan in Cornville, AZ from New Orleans & L.A. Producervan in Cornville, AZ from New Orleans & L.A. says:

    The Twins at St Clare s by Enid Blyton Children s Fiction Granada Publishing Limited, Frog, St Albans, Herts Reprinted 1974 5 Stars This is a tattered copy I picked up for 10 at Sherman Oaks librarythan 20 years ago But such a fun book, the first in the St Clare s series, a delightful story about twins Pat and Isabel going to a new school At first they are not very pleased about it Read how they adjust and eventually love St Clare s I am looking forward to reading the whole The Twins at St Clare s by Enid Blyton Children s Fiction Granada Publishing Limited, Frog, St Albans, Herts Reprinted 1974 5 Stars This is a tattered copy I picked up for 10 at Sherman Oaks librarythan 20 years ago But such a fun book, the first in the St Clare s series, a delightful story about twins Pat and Isabel going to a new school At first they are not very pleased about it Read how they adjust and eventually love St Clare s I am looking forward to reading the whole series


  4. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    Although there certainly is like with many if not probably with the majority of British school stories a lot of commonplace and even stereotypical content being featured in The Twins at St Clare s tricking the form mistresses, midnight feasts, bad girls reforming, the importance of games and sports etc I do have to admit that I have still totally and utterly enjoyed Enid Blyton s The Twins at St Clare s, and yes, mostly because of how naturally and with an almost palpable sense of reality Although there certainly is like with many if not probably with the majority of British school stories a lot of commonplace and even stereotypical content being featured in The Twins at St Clare s tricking the form mistresses, midnight feasts, bad girls reforming, the importance of games and sports etc I do have to admit that I have still totally and utterly enjoyed Enid Blyton s The Twins at St Clare s, and yes, mostly because of how naturally and with an almost palpable sense of reality Pat and Isabel O Sullivan s first and rather fraught and problematic first term at a new and not as elite as their former boarding school is depicted For while the above mentioned stereotyping does of course rather obviously and often present itself, I for one have found The Twins at St Clare s for the most part delightfully realistic and also never really overly exaggerated or featuring unbelievable and extreme scenarios I mean, you have Pat and Isabel needing to get used to their new school and to lose their arrogance and snobbishness, you have Kathleen and Sheila needing to reform themselves a bit, you have midnight parties and tricks being played, but not wild goose chases, no hauntings, no nefarious plots and dangers, just a simple and fun school story, with two relatable protagonists whom at first you love to hate and later you begin to really appreciate and cherish Delightfully British with its themes, vocabulary and attitudes, indeed, for me and my reading pleasure, The Twins at St Clare s has been a solid and much appreciated four star reading experience But while I am of course looking forward to reading the rest of Enid Blyton s St Clare s series including Pamela Cox s continuations , after having briefly skimmed over some of them, I do fear that the sequels will indeed and a bit frustratingly have and presentandone sidedness,typecast characters and yes, also out of the ordinary and exaggerated scenarios and really, the only minor issue I do have with this here specific edition of The Twins at St Clare s is that the book cover image definitely does look a bit strange to and for my eyes, with Pat and Isabel O Sullivan appearing rather like creepy and to be feared entities and not just two schoolgirls who are a bit stubborn and obstinate upon arriving at St Clare s, with in particular their partially hooded eyes appearing menacing and staring


  5. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    REVIEW OF HANNI UND NANNI SIND IMMER DAGEGEN AND ACTUALLY THE ENTIRE ST CLARES SERIES IN GENERAL, AS IT HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN GERMAN Of course, I am still planning on posting a detailed review of Enid Blyton s original, of her The Twins at St Clare s in the near future However, as someone who was both aghast and also totally disappointed and yes also feltthan a bit lied to when I realised that one of my favourite boarding school series from when I was a tween and young teenager was i REVIEW OF HANNI UND NANNI SIND IMMER DAGEGEN AND ACTUALLY THE ENTIRE ST CLARES SERIES IN GENERAL, AS IT HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN GERMAN Of course, I am still planning on posting a detailed review of Enid Blyton s original, of her The Twins at St Clare s in the near future However, as someone who was both aghast and also totally disappointed and yes also feltthan a bit lied to when I realised that one of my favourite boarding school series from when I was a tween and young teenager was in fact NOT REALLY a translation of Enid Blyton s original texts into German but at best only a very very loose adaptation, I do feel that I need to point out that if you are indeed planning on reading the St Clare s series in German, that no indeed, how the anonymous translator or translators have rendered both The Twins at St Clare s and indeed the entire series into German is in my opinion both an affront to what it means to translate and also to Enid Blyton as an author and yes, I strongly feel this even though the German language versions of the St Clare s series have in fact been published in agreement with Enid Blyton s estate For one, after now having read and compared the first five or so Hanni und Nanni books with their supposed English language counterparts, there are in my humble opinion just too many differences, too many instances where in particular specifically British boarding school content has either been removed or replaced with generic and flat pan continental European boarding school themes And indeed and further, one of my biggest issues with the first novel, with Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen is that while just like in The Twins at St Clare s it is certainly shown that Hanni and Nanni do not at first enjoy being at Lindenhof what St Clare s is called in German , their stuck up snobbishness and arrogance is considerably toned down in Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen which makes their conversion, which makes them finally liking their boarding school and desiring to make the school proud of them much less emphatic and to be feted than with Enid Blyton s original text where in The Twins at St Clare s, Pat and Isabel O Sullivan truly do change from totally unlikable to likeable, something you do not really feel all that much in Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen, as albeit that the twins are shown in the German adaptation as being a bit stubborn and homesick, they are still depicted as likeable and personable.And for two, I also do not really understand why the Hanni und Nanni series has been continued by anonymous ghost writersthan twenty books, I believe and why Enid Blyton s name is still associated with this As although the St Clare s novels adapted from Enid Blyton s actual books even with their many and to me really annoying changes still at least vaguely resemble the original series, many of the continuations are so horribly removed that still having Enid Blyton s name printed as author on the book covers, does neither work nor is it from where I am standing all that academically honest


  6. CLM CLM says:

    I asked my niece Alexa, who just read all the St Clare s and Malory Towers, which series she liked best, and she says St Clare s because I like the characters better and they become less snobby faster Their tricks and midnight feasts are WAY better.


  7. Beth Stewart Beth Stewart says:

    I love the twins at St Clare s the adventures Pat and Isabel get up to are hilarious My favourite part of the book was the midnight feast It really was a feast aswell bread, butter, pork pie, cake, sardines ew , Nestles Milk, chocolate, peppermint creams, tinned pineapple AND ginger beer It beats the rest of the St Clare s feasts thats for sure I love this book because Enid Blyton really does show a passion for writing The twins at St Clares are mystery and adventurous They help to b I love the twins at St Clare s the adventures Pat and Isabel get up to are hilarious My favourite part of the book was the midnight feast It really was a feast aswell bread, butter, pork pie, cake, sardines ew , Nestles Milk, chocolate, peppermint creams, tinned pineapple AND ginger beer It beats the rest of the St Clare s feasts thats for sure I love this book because Enid Blyton really does show a passion for writing The twins at St Clares are mystery and adventurous They help to branch out reading and a good use of language is used The characters perspectives are all different and they are from different backgrounds i.e poor and wealthy Pat and Isabel settle in really well


  8. Abigail Abigail says:

    Twin sisters Isabel and Patricia O Sullivan find themselves sent unwillingly to St Clare s, rather than theexclusive Ringmere School where their friends from primary school will be attending, after their parents notice that they are getting a bit conceited Determined to make their mark, Isabel and Pat don t get off to a very good start, finding that of the girls in their dorm room, only Kathleen Gregory is willing to befriend them, as the others believe them to be snobs They also run in Twin sisters Isabel and Patricia O Sullivan find themselves sent unwillingly to St Clare s, rather than theexclusive Ringmere School where their friends from primary school will be attending, after their parents notice that they are getting a bit conceited Determined to make their mark, Isabel and Pat don t get off to a very good start, finding that of the girls in their dorm room, only Kathleen Gregory is willing to befriend them, as the others believe them to be snobs They also run into trouble when Pat refuses to take orders from the older girls, and do the tasks assigned to her Eventually they do integrate into the schoolfully, and find themselves caught up in any number of experiences participating in midnight feasts campaigning against a particular mistress, and then relenting helping to find and reform the girl thief amongst the pupils playing on the school lacrosse team that make their first term so memorableOriginally published in 1941, The Twins at St Clare s is the first of six novels that the prolific Enid Blyton wrote about the O Sullivan twins and their time away at St Clare s school Although well aware of the series, and the author, I had not picked this book up before it was assigned as a text in the class on the history of children s literature that I took, while getting my masters I found it lots of fun, despite being well aware of its somewhat formulaic narrative, and copious use of common school story incidents and themes Prior to reading it, the only other Blyton school story I had read was First Term at Malory Towers , which I did not find nearly so engaging I thought the sisters were sympathetic characters, I enjoyed the twin specific pranks they got up to, and I like that, although mischievous, they were not malicious This last is important, especially in the incidents involving history mistress Miss Kennedy, whom the girls initially torment, until they discover that she is tempted to quit her job, despite needing it to help her seriously ill mother As the twins saya joke s not a real joke when it means real unhappiness to somebody else Recommended to anyone who enjoys girls school stories, or lighthearted children s literature in general


  9. Kirsti Kirsti says:

    ah, the impact these books had on me growing up I had loved Enid Blyton, but had never read one of the St Clare s stories until I was 12 or so I was at a sleepover, and my friend slept in for what felt like hours Bored, I got up and pulled down the only book on her shelf that didn t look boring and found myself lost in the world of St Clare s girls I read the first book that weekend, and the following two the next two weekends Years later, after my asking to borrow them every few months, m ah, the impact these books had on me growing up I had loved Enid Blyton, but had never read one of the St Clare s stories until I was 12 or so I was at a sleepover, and my friend slept in for what felt like hours Bored, I got up and pulled down the only book on her shelf that didn t look boring and found myself lost in the world of St Clare s girls I read the first book that weekend, and the following two the next two weekends Years later, after my asking to borrow them every few months, my friend gave over the treasured books, and now they live on my shelves How I love the simplistic life, the moral dilemmas, the food St Clare s will have me coming back for many years to come, I hope A great series to introduce someone to Enid s work, and one of the treasured memories from my ownchildhood


  10. Em Em says:

    I loved these when I was younger My daughters have been listening to the audio book version at bedtime for ages so I picked up a couple of paperbacks from the library, I thought they d like to experience reading them They were delighted and have had to repeat myself constantly as their noses are in books and listening to Mum a low priority In addition, they ve been playing Boarding Schools in the garden quite a bit over Easter holidays I m waiting to be asked if they can go to one


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10 thoughts on “Si Kembar di Sekolah yang Baru

  1. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    The Twins at St Clare s St Clare s, 1 , Enid BlytonThe Twins at St Clare s is a children s novel by Enid Blyton set in an English girls boarding school It is the first of the original six novels in the St Clare s series of school stories First published in 1941, it tells the story of twin sisters Pat and Isabel O Sullivan in their first term at a new school They meet many new friends.The two girl twins, Patricia and Isabel O Sullivan, having just finished school at the elite school called The Twins at St Clare s St Clare s, 1 , Enid BlytonThe Twins at St Clare s is a children s novel by Enid Blyton set in an English girls boarding school It is the first of the original six novels in the St Clare s series of school stories First published in 1941, it tells the story of twin sisters Pat and Isabel O Sullivan in their first term at a new school They meet many new friends.The two girl twins, Patricia and Isabel O Sullivan, having just finished school at the elite school called Redroofs, are expected to move on to senior school While most of their friends at their old school, two of them Mary and Frances Waters, are moving to the equally elite Ringmere, the twins parents are reluctant to send them to an expensive school as they are afraid the twins might become spoilt and snobbish Furious at their parents refusal to send them to the school of their choice, the twins are determined to be as difficult as possible at St Clare s The twins miss their favourite sports of field hockey and tennis because only lacrosse is played at St Clare s However, Pat turns out to be quite good at lacrosse She is selected by sports captain Belinda Towers despite having defied her earlier The twins soon make good friends with the other girls and play pranks on others in the school Most pranks are directed at Miss Kennedy, their new history teacher for the term, who is a very timid and insecure teacher, though highly qualified One of the pranks for Miss Kennedy is discovered by Miss Roberts and she punishes the whole form because of it The class stops playing tricks on Miss Kennedy when the twins accidentally overhear her talking to a friend about giving up her job, despite needing the money to help her sick mother, because she cannot control the class 2008 1386 204 19 12 9643630544 1 20

  2. Stacey (prettybooks) Stacey (prettybooks) says:

    Re reading St Clare s I m re reading the St Clare s series I bought the 1970s boxset as opposed to the new ones because they re just toomodern I first read the series when I was in infant and primary school so about 6 9 years old most likely and I remember loving them Re reading this book, it s interesting how I still remember bits of the storyline and the characters This is the first book in the series where Pat and Isabel O Sullivan join St Clare s at 14 years old I love how eveRe reading St Clare s I m re reading the St Clare s series I bought the 1970s boxset as opposed to the new ones because they re just toomodern I first read the series when I was in infant and primary school so about 6 9 years old most likely and I remember loving them Re reading this book, it s interesting how I still remember bits of the storyline and the characters This is the first book in the series where Pat and Isabel O Sullivan join St Clare s at 14 years old I love how everyone says ought and shan t , and they re just so posh I love it Why doesn t anyone use ointment any

  3. Producervan in Cornville, AZ from New Orleans & L.A. Producervan in Cornville, AZ from New Orleans & L.A. says:

    The Twins at St Clare s by Enid Blyton Children s Fiction Granada Publishing Limited, Frog, St Albans, Herts Reprinted 1974 5 Stars This is a tattered copy I picked up for 10 at Sherman Oaks librarythan 20 years ago But such a fun book, the first in the St Clare s series, a delightful story about twins Pat and Isabel going to a new school At first they are not very pleased about it Read how they adjust and eventually love St Clare s I am looking forward to reading the whole The Twins at St Clare s by Enid Blyton Children s Fiction Granada Publishing Limited, Frog, St Albans, Herts Reprinted 1974 5 Stars This is a tattered copy I picked up for 10 at Sherman Oaks librarythan 20 years ago But such a fun book, the first in the St Clare s series, a delightful story about twins Pat and Isabel going to a new school At first they are not very pleased about it Read how they adjust and eventually love St Clare s I am looking forward to reading the whole series

  4. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    Although there certainly is like with many if not probably with the majority of British school stories a lot of commonplace and even stereotypical content being featured in The Twins at St Clare s tricking the form mistresses, midnight feasts, bad girls reforming, the importance of games and sports etc I do have to admit that I have still totally and utterly enjoyed Enid Blyton s The Twins at St Clare s, and yes, mostly because of how naturally and with an almost palpable sense of reality Although there certainly is like with many if not probably with the majority of British school stories a lot of commonplace and even stereotypical content being featured in The Twins at St Clare s tricking the form mistresses, midnight feasts, bad girls reforming, the importance of games and sports etc I do have to admit that I have still totally and utterly enjoyed Enid Blyton s The Twins at St Clare s, and yes, mostly because of how naturally and with an almost palpable sense of reality Pat and Isabel O Sullivan s first and rather fraught and problematic first term at a new and not as elite as their former boarding school is depicted For while the above mentioned stereotyping does of course rather obviously and often present itself, I for one have found The Twins at St Clare s for the most part delightfully realistic and also never really overly exaggerated or featuring unbelievable and extreme scenarios I mean, you have Pat and Isabel needing to get used to their new school and to lose their arrogance and snobbishness, you have Kathleen and Sheila needing to reform themselves a bit, you have midnight parties and tricks being played, but not wild goose chases, no hauntings, no nefarious plots and dangers, just a simple and fun school story, with two relatable protagonists whom at first you love to hate and later you begin to really appreciate and cherish Delightfully British with its themes, vocabulary and attitudes, indeed, for me and my reading pleasure, The Twins at St Clare s has been a solid and much appreciated four star reading experience But while I am of course looking forward to reading the rest of Enid Blyton s St Clare s series including Pamela Cox s continuations , after having briefly skimmed over some of them, I do fear that the sequels will indeed and a bit frustratingly have and presentandone sidedness,typecast characters and yes, also out of the ordinary and exaggerated scenarios and really, the only minor issue I do have with this here specific edition of The Twins at St Clare s is that the book cover image definitely does look a bit strange to and for my eyes, with Pat and Isabel O Sullivan appearing rather like creepy and to be feared entities and not just two schoolgirls who are a bit stubborn and obstinate upon arriving at St Clare s, with in particular their partially hooded eyes appearing menacing and staring

  5. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    REVIEW OF HANNI UND NANNI SIND IMMER DAGEGEN AND ACTUALLY THE ENTIRE ST CLARES SERIES IN GENERAL, AS IT HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN GERMAN Of course, I am still planning on posting a detailed review of Enid Blyton s original, of her The Twins at St Clare s in the near future However, as someone who was both aghast and also totally disappointed and yes also feltthan a bit lied to when I realised that one of my favourite boarding school series from when I was a tween and young teenager was i REVIEW OF HANNI UND NANNI SIND IMMER DAGEGEN AND ACTUALLY THE ENTIRE ST CLARES SERIES IN GENERAL, AS IT HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN GERMAN Of course, I am still planning on posting a detailed review of Enid Blyton s original, of her The Twins at St Clare s in the near future However, as someone who was both aghast and also totally disappointed and yes also feltthan a bit lied to when I realised that one of my favourite boarding school series from when I was a tween and young teenager was in fact NOT REALLY a translation of Enid Blyton s original texts into German but at best only a very very loose adaptation, I do feel that I need to point out that if you are indeed planning on reading the St Clare s series in German, that no indeed, how the anonymous translator or translators have rendered both The Twins at St Clare s and indeed the entire series into German is in my opinion both an affront to what it means to translate and also to Enid Blyton as an author and yes, I strongly feel this even though the German language versions of the St Clare s series have in fact been published in agreement with Enid Blyton s estate For one, after now having read and compared the first five or so Hanni und Nanni books with their supposed English language counterparts, there are in my humble opinion just too many differences, too many instances where in particular specifically British boarding school content has either been removed or replaced with generic and flat pan continental European boarding school themes And indeed and further, one of my biggest issues with the first novel, with Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen is that while just like in The Twins at St Clare s it is certainly shown that Hanni and Nanni do not at first enjoy being at Lindenhof what St Clare s is called in German , their stuck up snobbishness and arrogance is considerably toned down in Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen which makes their conversion, which makes them finally liking their boarding school and desiring to make the school proud of them much less emphatic and to be feted than with Enid Blyton s original text where in The Twins at St Clare s, Pat and Isabel O Sullivan truly do change from totally unlikable to likeable, something you do not really feel all that much in Hanni und Nanni sind immer dagegen, as albeit that the twins are shown in the German adaptation as being a bit stubborn and homesick, they are still depicted as likeable and personable.And for two, I also do not really understand why the Hanni und Nanni series has been continued by anonymous ghost writersthan twenty books, I believe and why Enid Blyton s name is still associated with this As although the St Clare s novels adapted from Enid Blyton s actual books even with their many and to me really annoying changes still at least vaguely resemble the original series, many of the continuations are so horribly removed that still having Enid Blyton s name printed as author on the book covers, does neither work nor is it from where I am standing all that academically honest

  6. CLM CLM says:

    I asked my niece Alexa, who just read all the St Clare s and Malory Towers, which series she liked best, and she says St Clare s because I like the characters better and they become less snobby faster Their tricks and midnight feasts are WAY better.

  7. Beth Stewart Beth Stewart says:

    I love the twins at St Clare s the adventures Pat and Isabel get up to are hilarious My favourite part of the book was the midnight feast It really was a feast aswell bread, butter, pork pie, cake, sardines ew , Nestles Milk, chocolate, peppermint creams, tinned pineapple AND ginger beer It beats the rest of the St Clare s feasts thats for sure I love this book because Enid Blyton really does show a passion for writing The twins at St Clares are mystery and adventurous They help to b I love the twins at St Clare s the adventures Pat and Isabel get up to are hilarious My favourite part of the book was the midnight feast It really was a feast aswell bread, butter, pork pie, cake, sardines ew , Nestles Milk, chocolate, peppermint creams, tinned pineapple AND ginger beer It beats the rest of the St Clare s feasts thats for sure I love this book because Enid Blyton really does show a passion for writing The twins at St Clares are mystery and adventurous They help to branch out reading and a good use of language is used The characters perspectives are all different and they are from different backgrounds i.e poor and wealthy Pat and Isabel settle in really well

  8. Abigail Abigail says:

    Twin sisters Isabel and Patricia O Sullivan find themselves sent unwillingly to St Clare s, rather than theexclusive Ringmere School where their friends from primary school will be attending, after their parents notice that they are getting a bit conceited Determined to make their mark, Isabel and Pat don t get off to a very good start, finding that of the girls in their dorm room, only Kathleen Gregory is willing to befriend them, as the others believe them to be snobs They also run in Twin sisters Isabel and Patricia O Sullivan find themselves sent unwillingly to St Clare s, rather than theexclusive Ringmere School where their friends from primary school will be attending, after their parents notice that they are getting a bit conceited Determined to make their mark, Isabel and Pat don t get off to a very good start, finding that of the girls in their dorm room, only Kathleen Gregory is willing to befriend them, as the others believe them to be snobs They also run into trouble when Pat refuses to take orders from the older girls, and do the tasks assigned to her Eventually they do integrate into the schoolfully, and find themselves caught up in any number of experiences participating in midnight feasts campaigning against a particular mistress, and then relenting helping to find and reform the girl thief amongst the pupils playing on the school lacrosse team that make their first term so memorableOriginally published in 1941, The Twins at St Clare s is the first of six novels that the prolific Enid Blyton wrote about the O Sullivan twins and their time away at St Clare s school Although well aware of the series, and the author, I had not picked this book up before it was assigned as a text in the class on the history of children s literature that I took, while getting my masters I found it lots of fun, despite being well aware of its somewhat formulaic narrative, and copious use of common school story incidents and themes Prior to reading it, the only other Blyton school story I had read was First Term at Malory Towers , which I did not find nearly so engaging I thought the sisters were sympathetic characters, I enjoyed the twin specific pranks they got up to, and I like that, although mischievous, they were not malicious This last is important, especially in the incidents involving history mistress Miss Kennedy, whom the girls initially torment, until they discover that she is tempted to quit her job, despite needing it to help her seriously ill mother As the twins saya joke s not a real joke when it means real unhappiness to somebody else Recommended to anyone who enjoys girls school stories, or lighthearted children s literature in general

  9. Kirsti Kirsti says:

    ah, the impact these books had on me growing up I had loved Enid Blyton, but had never read one of the St Clare s stories until I was 12 or so I was at a sleepover, and my friend slept in for what felt like hours Bored, I got up and pulled down the only book on her shelf that didn t look boring and found myself lost in the world of St Clare s girls I read the first book that weekend, and the following two the next two weekends Years later, after my asking to borrow them every few months, m ah, the impact these books had on me growing up I had loved Enid Blyton, but had never read one of the St Clare s stories until I was 12 or so I was at a sleepover, and my friend slept in for what felt like hours Bored, I got up and pulled down the only book on her shelf that didn t look boring and found myself lost in the world of St Clare s girls I read the first book that weekend, and the following two the next two weekends Years later, after my asking to borrow them every few months, my friend gave over the treasured books, and now they live on my shelves How I love the simplistic life, the moral dilemmas, the food St Clare s will have me coming back for many years to come, I hope A great series to introduce someone to Enid s work, and one of the treasured memories from my ownchildhood

  10. Em Em says:

    I loved these when I was younger My daughters have been listening to the audio book version at bedtime for ages so I picked up a couple of paperbacks from the library, I thought they d like to experience reading them They were delighted and have had to repeat myself constantly as their noses are in books and listening to Mum a low priority In addition, they ve been playing Boarding Schools in the garden quite a bit over Easter holidays I m waiting to be asked if they can go to one

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