Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Monday Message

It’s the last Monday of the year and here at World of Blyton we’re starting our new year’s resolution early. After a bit of discussion over at the Enid Blyton Society Forums we’ve decided to reduce the number of blogs … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 2

For those of you have been following the blog and have read my two previous posts of Enid Blyton fan fiction, this post will be no surprise for you. Well it might be, but hopefully not too much. In case … Continue reading

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My Childhood Books Part Four

This time I’m going to talk ramble about the Barney Mysteries and The Five Find-Outers. THE BARNEY MYSTERIES I didn’t have all six Barney Mysteries as a child, I remember having at least two hardbacks – one or two in yellow … Continue reading

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Third Year at Malory Towers

Warning: Spoilers Third Year at Malory Towers isn’t quite the entire full year that the title suggests. In fact it is only the spring term (at closest guess) as the girls come back in the cold and are squabbling over … Continue reading

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A Very Blyton Christmas

It seemed only proper on Boxing Day to talk about the presents I received yesterday for Christmas. I mean the Blyton themed ones of course! I received three Blytonian presents from friends yesterday (none from family I’m afraid). Quite a high … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

From Fiona and I, we wish all our readers a merry Christmas and happy holidays. Thank you for all your support and I hope you’ll keep reading our blog in the new year! But for now, enjoy your Christmas and holidays! Many … Continue reading

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In the Stable – A poem by Enid Blyton

It’s Christmas Day tomorrow, and at the heart of it is the story of the nativity. Enid Blyton tells it here in the poem form from the perspective of the stable animals. The ox raised up his head On Christmas … Continue reading

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Julian Kirrin vs David Morton

Now I know that this is a site dedicated to Enid Blyton, and a lot of you are probably thinking “who on earth is David Morton? He’s not from Blyton!” but occasionally, an author or character comparison from another author … Continue reading

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Raining in Sheets – A poem by Enid Blyton

With all the wet weather we’ve been having, this poem from Blyton seemed to fit the bill: My Mummy looked out of the window and said “Dear me, what a terrible day! It’s raining in sheets, so we can’t go … Continue reading

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Birthday presents and Boots libraries

As you might have seen on the blog last week (thanks to Stef!) it was my birthday, and this birthday I was lucky enough to get a Blyton book. It wasn’t just any Blyton book either – it was Mr … Continue reading

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My Childhood Books Part Three

Parts one and two covered Amelia Jane, the Famous Five, the Adventure Series and Malory Towers. Next I’m going to blether about the Secret Series, the Galliano’s Circus Series and the Adventurous Four. THE SECRET SERIES I’ve always liked the Secret Series, though … Continue reading

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December Flowers

Last month we brought you November Flowers from Enid Blyton’s Nature Lover’s Book so naturally we are following up with December’s Flowers. I know, I can hear you saying “flowers… flowers in December? You must be pulling my leg!”  however, it’s true … Continue reading

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The Famous Five TV Series

There have been a few adaptions of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five for the television and screen over the years. The first was Five on a Treasure Island in 1957, in black-and-white, made as a weekly serial for cinema goers by … Continue reading

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More Monday Musings

Another Monday has come around, and you may have noted that we didn’t have our regular “this is what’s coming up this week” post last week, and that was because we had enough material to keep going through Monday (not … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Faraway Tree

by Corinna When I joined the Enid Blyton Society  in 2011 and started posting (albeit most infrequently!) on the forums I chose “Faraway_Tree” as my forum name for two reasons.  The first reason was that I wanted “Shadow” as some … Continue reading

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My Favourite Birthday Cake – Enid Blyton Style

I think I might have mentioned it once or twenty times twice, but Five Go to Smuggler’s Top is one of my favourite books. For that reason my lovely mother made me this cake for my ninth birthday – though she missed … Continue reading

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