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Who Could This Be?

Postby Frecks » 23 Sep 2018, 15:33

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Does anyone have any ideas who this figure could be? Are there any heroes of books written in the inter war years who would look something similar to this? Were there any heroes who had one or even two teenage boy companions?
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Tommy Smith » 23 Sep 2018, 18:12

Grey hair, glasses, Dr Duck.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Kismet » 23 Sep 2018, 18:35

Willard Price had a father and two sons who collected animals for a zoo. Titles included Volcano Adventure and Gorilla Adventure.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Frecks » 23 Sep 2018, 18:37

Thanks Kismet.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby CaptWilks » 24 Sep 2018, 06:56

Kismet wrote:Willard Price had a father and two sons who collected animals for a zoo. Titles included Volcano Adventure and Gorilla Adventure.


And my favourite, Underwater Adventure. I have several, though I have not read them in ages.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby VickersVandal » 24 Sep 2018, 12:31

Dickpa! :D
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Tommy Smith » 24 Sep 2018, 13:20

That's who I meant!
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Kismet » 24 Sep 2018, 13:50

CaptWilks wrote:
Kismet wrote:Willard Price had a father and two sons who collected animals for a zoo. Titles included Volcano Adventure and Gorilla Adventure.


And my favourite, Underwater Adventure. I have several, though I have not read them in ages.



Me too! I have most of them but haven't looked at them since I was the target age. My eldest daughter learned to read with them. She started looking through for animal references and puzzling out those words, then reading a little more either side then, after a few weeks, was reading them from cover to cover. It was quite startling to see.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Fairblue » 24 Sep 2018, 17:53

I had the whole series but they were left behind when my first marriage broke up. Along with a first edition of 'Wings of Romance' by a certain WE Johns. I think I've been bemoaning the loss of that book elsewhere on the forum.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Tracer » 25 Sep 2018, 10:08

Rather like the books one's parents give away without discussion because they think one has grown out of them.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Fairblue » 25 Sep 2018, 10:09

Tracer wrote:Rather like the books one's parents give away without discussion because they think one has grown out of them.

Yes. Mr FB's Biggles collection being a case in point.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Kismet » 25 Sep 2018, 11:13

Tracer wrote:Rather like the books one's parents give away without discussion because they think one has grown out of them.

Let's not go there. I lost all my children's books and toys, except for my Biggles books which I managed to smuggle to our new house against my mother's express wishes.
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Re: Who Could This Be?

Postby Spitfire666 » 01 Oct 2018, 08:38

Kismet wrote:Willard Price had a father and two sons who collected animals for a zoo. Titles included Volcano Adventure and Gorilla Adventure.

My memory is that Hal was several years older than Roger; these two boys look very similar.
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