These are the opening lines of the mous Five book, "Five Go Adventuring Again". They make an interesting story starter and could take your child off in many different directions!
Enid Blyton Story Starter - Famous Five 2
There are many reasons that Dick might be complaining that this is the worst Christmas holidays ever. In the original Famous Five story - Five Get Into a Fix - it is almost certainly because the children haven't yet stumbled upon an adventure to enjoy!
These are the opening lines of the Famous Five story, Five Go Down to the Sea. Children can use them to spark off their own imaginative story - which will no doubt be very different from the original!