This gets 5 stars for the strangest reason. It's just my feeling that every single episode of Scooby Doo was based on the structure of this book. Or maybe it's the eternal structure of a "meddling kids" fable.
Granted, the accusation was originally "nosey" not meddling in this book. And the curiosity and odd bravery of the kids was notched up a gun belt for WWII readers. The bloodthirsty young heroine who's always saving her male compatriots was strange and compelling.
Finally, despite living within spitting distance of Fingal's cave for quite some time, I was able to read the legend of Fingal and the Giant's Causeway really for the first time.