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The Children at Green Meadows part 2

So here is the rest of my review of this book! Previous part can be found here. CHAPTER SIX – A PONY RESCUE IN THE NIGHT The next arrival is a pony called Flash – who pulls the greengrocer’s cart (this … Continue reading

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The Children at Green Meadows

The title of this book doesn’t give much away, and it could be a story about just about anything. It would probably be classed as one of her ‘family’ books, I have it on the shelf beside The Family at … Continue reading

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Review of The Adventurous Four by Laura  

 ~A bit of a reshuffle here at the World of Blyton for you today, we didn’t take into account our busy social schedules and Fiona realised that she wouldn’t have time to write a blog for today so we’re putting … Continue reading

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My thirteenth Noddy book: Noddy and the Magic Rubber

This is one of my tattier Noddys as it’s missing its spine completely. It’s just about still in one piece though. THE STORY I’ve noticed that most of the stories start at breakfast, but there’s no visit from the milkman … Continue reading

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Second Form at St Clare’s

As it stands Second Form at St Clare’s is probably my favourite one that I’ve read so far of the St Clare’s series. The funny thing is that again, like with Summer Term at St Clare’s, the twins do not seem … Continue reading

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Summer Term at St Clare’s

So I finally managed to finish reading Summer Term at St Clare’s for my review this week. It’s a nice story, and has quite a few smaller stories that I recognise from the Malory Towers series. This is the third … 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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The O’Sullivan Twins review: The Second St Clare’s book

This week I finished the second St Clare’s book, no mean feat when I have been staying with Fiona and we have had such a busy week. However, we were on the beach on Tuesday and I managed to get … Continue reading

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Review: Enid Blyton’s The Enchanted Village

Fiona and I visited Bekonscot last year, to see the scale model village and especially the scale model of Blyton’s house. It was an enchanting little place, except I wasn’t quite as excited by it all as Fiona was! On … Continue reading

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Birds of Our Gardens Review

This book is one I know I’ve spoken about before on here, when I received it for Christmas a couple of years ago (check out A Very Blyton Christmas for details), and I’m afraid I’ve only just gotten around to … Continue reading

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More About Amelia Jane! part two

So, picking up where I left off last time, reading this book for the first time. AMELIA JANE AND THE TELEPHONE In Amelia Jane and the Telephone, Amelia Jane has been away for a few days, and in that time … Continue reading

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More About Amelia Jane! Part one

Let’s start with me admitting to something: I’ve never read this book before. I didn’t have it as a child, but at some point in the  past few years I bought a copy (paid £13.50 for a first edition without … Continue reading

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Amelia Jane Again! part two

I abandoned part one a bit abruptly (it was after midnight and it was already really rather long) so here I am continuing with part two and the other seven stories in the book. The next story in the book is Amelia … Continue reading

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Amelia Jane Again! part one

Amelia Jane Again is the second Amelia Jane book, coming after Naughty Amelia  Jane, containing thirteen more stories originally published in Sunny Stories. I’ve no idea what I paid for my copy (fourth impression, 1954), though I know bought it to replace … Continue reading

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The River of Adventure

First published in 1955 this is the eighth and final book in the series. I’m going to start by saying this is my least favourite book in the Adventure Series, and I think it’s the weakest too. From what I’ve … Continue reading

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Naughty Amelia Jane!

The Amelia Jane books might well have been the first Blyton ones I read, or had read to me. As I’ve mentioned before I had Dean editions of the first two books, but now I have a 1947 ninth impression … Continue reading

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