Category Archives: Poetry

Blyton at Christmas 1920-1945

I have tried to do this in rough chronological order, but many dates given refer to when a story was published in a book. It will often be the case that it was in Enid Blyton’s Magazine or Sunny Stories … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Bonfires, Guys and Fireworks

It’s bonfire night, or Guy Fawkes’ night this wek, so I thought I would put something together covering what Blyton wrote about the subject. SECRET SEVEN FIREWORKS This seems like an obvious first choice, given the title! While the main … Continue reading

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Real Fairies borrowed from Dundee Free Libraries

This is the gem of a book that I discovered in the secondary stock of my library. As I said in my previous post I truly didn’t expect the book to be the one I was thinking of. It would … Continue reading

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Child April Poem

Sorry its not the review of the In the Fifth at Malory Towers audio but I’ve had a bit of a shock this week and I can’t focus too well at the moment. So I’m bringing you a poem from … Continue reading

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A Frosty Morning Poem

I know I promised you a review of Five go to Finniston Farm, but I’m not feeling great and it’s late, so I’m afraid you’ll have to make do with this very seasonally accurate poem for now by the grand … 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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Apple Song

I know I know I said I would bring you the next part of Five have a  Wonderful Time, 90s style, but today has gotten away with me, one way or another. I will however strive to get the post … Continue reading

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A Song of July

To fill in the gap as we have no contributor today, I’ve chosen to bring you one of Blyton’s Poems called A Song of July. Softly the river goes swaying along, Dreamily singing its rippling song, Round by the mill, … Continue reading

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An Evening of June

Due to unforeseen circumstances I won’t be bringing you The Twinniest Twins this week, but next week instead. Today I bring you another of Blyton’s poems from The Enid Blyton Poetry Book called An Evening of June, which is somewhat … Continue reading

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April Poems

I know, this is not what was promised, but bear with me. I’ve got a wonderful April and equally thrilling Easter Poem for you all today from The Enid Blyton Poetry Book. The first poem is one about April called Child April.  … Continue reading

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The Blackbird is Singing – a Poem by Enid Blyton

Something to cheer us up in the post Christmas and New Year slump. Here’s the New Year – now what will it bring? Apples in autumn, bluebells in spring, Pussy-palm soft as a grey kitten’s fur, Poppies a-dancing then summer … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts – a poem by Enid Blyton

If I had lived long years ago And seen, on Christmas night, The strange star in the sky aglow, I think perhaps I might Have followed close the Wise Men Three, The little Holy Child to see. They brought Him … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

I’m afraid it’s another poem from me this week, as I have stalled again in my efforts to come up with a new blog for you. I decided to treat you to Blyton’s “Happy Days!” poem about how wonderful Autumn … 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 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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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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