Monthly Archives: September 2014

Last Monday in September

Well that’s September nearly over now and before we know it it’ll be October. October the first will bring us a new post by Laura as she reviews The Folk of the Faraway Tree, on the third I will be … Continue reading

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One Evening – A poem by Enid Blyton

So I’ve managed to forget to blog again today with it being my first day back at work after two weeks being ill. So it’s another poem from me I’m afraid! One Evening On the roof of the barn, all … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part six

This will be the last post in this series as I’ve reached the last four chapters of the book. All the previous parts can be read here – part one, two, three, four and five. The original text I’m using is from the … Continue reading

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Aunt Fanny’s Special Tomato Soup from Five Have Plenty of Fun by Helen at Novelicious

I was just thinking it was time for another reblog to bring you something new from around the web, and then today I happened to stumble upon another smashing Blytonain recipe on the Novelicious blog. Berta, for the sake of her safety and … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

And we’re here with another Monday, we’ve got interesting week for you here on World of Blyton. We have a recipe that we’re re-blogging for you! Fiona will be doing another chapter of The Secret Island and I shall try … Continue reading

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The Clouds – A poem by Enid Blyton

Sorry about this, but it’s another poem from me this week. I did have a nice juicy post lined up for you, but I didn’t start it early enough today and, well… by the time I’d gotten back to it … Continue reading

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Five on a Hike Together: An exciting dramatised adventure

Stef was kind enough to send me this so I could review it this week, as I was out of ideas really. It’s the free CD that came with the Daily Telegraph, and as far as I can tell it … Continue reading

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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part four

An Afternoon with the Secret Seven This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 3 first published 1956. Again there are a few one word small changes such as fast shut becomes tight shut, brainless is clueless, ice is … Continue reading

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Monday

If you saw our Facebook on Thursday, or our Twitter you’ll know I was working very hard behind the scenes here that day. I drafted, edited and scheduled our Wednesday contributor posts for the next month, updated our post indexes … Continue reading

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The Passing of Summer – A poem by Enid Blyton

As I mentioned to you earlier this week, I didn’t know what I would do for my blog and I must say I have almost completely forgotten to blog until Fiona reminded me. So I have decided to bring you … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part five

I got a far as chapter thirteen last time so it’s on to chapter fourteen of The Secret Island this week. The original text I’m using is from the sixth impression from October 1949 and the updated text is from an Award … Continue reading

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The Rosewood Mystery by Cathy: Chapter Eleven

SNUBBY’S LITTLE ADVENTURE The girl simply could not believe her eyes. She stood and stared at the silverware, then suddenly came to her senses and looked around fearfully, almost as if she expected someone to be standing there watching her. … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday, Monday

Monday again, in fact it’s already the second week in September, this year seems to be slipping by at such a rate. I don’t think we have any blog news this week, so I shall just get on with telling … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy by Sue Welford Part 1

I know I’m supposed to be reviewing this prequel to Blyton’s beloved Famous Five, and honestly, I would, however… I’ve not really managed to read much, though I am going to try and give you my feelings towards the book … Continue reading

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Five Go to Billycock Hill: An exciting dramatised adventure

Unfortunately, Five Go to Billycock Hill is one of my least favourite Famous Five books. (It’s right down at the bottom with Five Are Together Again and Five Have a Mystery to Solve.) But life isn’t fair and so that’s … Continue reading

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The Marsh of Adventure by Poppy Chapter Twenty

PRISONERS IN THE HILL Philip too, was waiting quietly, for goodness knows who to come along. Beaky was now safely in his pocket so that he would not need to bother about him when the enemies arrived. He lay, unmoving … Continue reading

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