Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Children of Cherry Tree Farm – Part 2

by Aaron Bassett After meeting Tammylan, Benjy goes off to his cave and is soon sitting there watching Tammylan stroking one of his visitors, a hare. Another animal comes into the Wild Man’s house – this time a woffly rabbit, … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton’s Blue Plaque Appeal

Now, before you get confused, we are posting on a Tuesday, but it won’t disrupt our schedule. The second part of Aaron’s review on The Children of Cherry Tree Farm is still ready to go up for tomorrow, but this … Continue reading

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Monday? More like Make-a-mess-of-it-day

As you might have noticed, things didn’t go quite to plan on the blog this week. Firstly I didn’t write fast enough to post anything on Friday, and then WordPress ate the schedule so my finally-finished post didn’t get published … Continue reading

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Stef’s 10 Facts about the Famous Five and Me

I was sorting out my profile on the Enid Blyton Society forums the other day, and came across this old post. So with a keen sense of “Wow I can use this again!” and with a few added pieces of information I … Continue reading

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February Flowers

Once again, I bring you a list of February Flowers from Enid Blyton’s Nature Lover’s Book. Over the previous four months we have brought you November, December and January Flowers. I hoped you all enjoyed those blogs because now you … Continue reading

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Well Done Secret Seven – a review by Ben

It’s a hot summer day and the Seven are fed up of having their meetings in Janet and Peter’s stuffy garden shed. Due to this the children decide to visit Windy Woods and build a tree house. In the tree … Continue reading

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Monday Musings!

Now… what can I possibly say to tempt you to come and visit us this week? Well I can offer you another Secret Seven review from Ben for our guest blog on Wednesday. I can’t say what Fiona might offer … Continue reading

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The Castle of Adventure

The second book of the adventure series sees Mrs Mannering take the four children on holiday where they of course manage to fall into an adventure. Castle of Adventure was first published in 1946.             … Continue reading

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Preview Night

It had to happen. At some point in my life I was going to have to get up on a stage in front of strangers and read out a piece of my beloved fan fiction and open it to praise … Continue reading

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Poppy’s Book of the Month: The Folk of the Faraway Tree

By Poppy Hutchinson Series: The Faraway Tree series Main Character/s: Jo, Bessie, Fanny and Connie. Published: 1946 First Published By: George Newnes Rating (out of 5) : 5/5 The Folk of the Faraway Tree, the third book in the fantastic … Continue reading

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The Happy Monday

For once I’m pleased it’s Monday. The schools are off, and that means I’m off too! Coming up on the blog this week is Poppy’s book of the month, my review of The Castle of Adventure, and most likely something from … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 3

I know it’s been a long time coming, and I really hope that you think it’s worth it. This is the third part of my little venture into Kirrin, where Julian tells the rest of the Five about his girlfriend, … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure

The Island of Adventure  was first published in 1944 and is the first book of the series. There will probably be some spoilers in this review, so you have been warned.             THE LOCATION The story opens … Continue reading

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Sunskriti’s Animal Character Exploration: Scamper from the Secret Seven

Scamper from the Secret Seven series A few days ago, I was debating between the names Timmy and Scamper for my new puppy. We decided on Scamper for two reasons: 1. It’s more original 2. I told dad, Timmy was a … Continue reading

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Monday Comes Knocking

Once more another week has passed by, and Monday is upon us again. Also it’s the first Monday of February – just where did January go? Coming up this week we have another blog from Sunskriti from her Animal Exploration … Continue reading

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Upper Fourth at Malory Towers

The fourth book in the Malory Towers series sees the girls gearing up to sit their School Certificate (as far as I can work out an equivalent of O Levels and GSCEs). Once more we are treated to a lot … Continue reading

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