Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Christmas Present Round Up

This year was one of the poorest for Blyton offerings in my house. In fact the lowest number of my presents to date were Blyton themed. However, I still have some pieces to share with you, though bar one, they … Continue reading

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Last Monday of the year

This week will be another quiet one. On Wednesday Stef is going to show off any Blytony Christmas presents she got, and then on Friday we will just be wishing you a happy new year! After that we should get … Continue reading

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Have a Very Blyton Christmas!

So here it is, Merry Christmas!!! Here at World of Blyton, we want to wish you a very Blyton Christmas! May you eat til you want to burst, get some smashing presents and be surrounded by loved ones! Now to … Continue reading

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A Round-up of Christmas Posts

We’ve posted several Christmas and winter-themed posts over the years and this week I thought I’d post a little round up. It’s a very busy time of the year right now but if anyone has some free time I thought … Continue reading

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Almost Christmas Monday

Well… it’s here… well by the end of the week — it’s Christmas! We’re going to have a low key blog this week; Fiona’s done the round up of all our Christmas blogs from the last couple of years for … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton’s Christmas Stories

I got this book last year, either for my birthday or Christmas. (The two are so close together it’s hard to remember!) I didn’t get time to read it over the festive period, though, (the joys of working it retail) … Continue reading

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The Enid Blyton Magazine

Sorry for not writing the advertised blog, things got away from me a bit today! Anyway I shall be sharing a quick look at the Enid Blyton magazines I recieved from the same source as Fiona did a while back … Continue reading

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Mid-December Monday

The month is slipping away from us, it seems. It’s just eleven days to Christmas now, time to get the cards sent and the presents wrapped (or bought, if you like to live nearer the edge). It happens to be … Continue reading

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Article Review: The Children Who Inspired Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Book covers are revealed

I know I promised you, a review of the audio adaptation of Second Term at Malory Towers, unfortunately I’ve been unable to locate my cassette tape of this one, and at rather the last minute as well. I took drastic … Continue reading

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Noddy and His Car – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

This week I’m comparing a hardback of Noddy and His Car to the version that appears in the treasury. I originally had this book in an 80s paperback but I have replaced it with a hardback with dustjacket. I had thought … Continue reading

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First Monday in December

Even though we are seven days into December, this is the first Monday we’ve had. Unfortunately or fortunately in some cases, Christmas is fast approaching and if I’m honest I have little or no idea what people want for Christmas. … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill Part 2

I know there has been a break in the flow of my reviews of Five Go to Billycock Hill, for which I apologise, but when the break is made up of those gorgeously gooey macaroons, can you agree with me … Continue reading

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A look at Enid Blyton’s Magazine

Thanks to a generous society member I now have a stack of issues of Enid Blyton’s Magazine. I have 22 in total which seemed a lot until I checked and discovered there are 162 in the run! The magazine began in … Continue reading

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