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Blytonian Presents

Every year I get spoiled on my birthday and at Christmas (the two days being only ten days apart) and every year I then show off what I got that’s Blyton-related. This year is no different! 1. Five Go Gluten … Continue reading

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Blyton at Christmas 1951-1962

A final instalment of Blyton at Christmas! (Unless I get more Christmas stories by next Christmas). The first parts are 1920-1945 and 1946-1950. The 1950s, continued Father Christmas and Belinda, 1951 I reviewed this two years ago, giving an overview of the … Continue reading

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Monday #196

Well well well, Fiona turned 30 and now we’re on to a run up to Christmas! I hope you’re all organised! I know I’m trying to be! Hope you’ll enjoy the reviews this week and we’ll see you after Christmas! … Continue reading

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Blyton at Christmas 1946 – 1950

There are such a huge amount of stories still that I’ve only made it through five years worth here! The stories from 1920 through to 1945 can be see here. The 1940s continued For the Christmas Tree from The Second Holiday Book, … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton’s Christmas Stories Audio Book

So Soon? I know we’re only just inside the Christmas barrier but I thought that if I didn’t do this blog now, we’d run out of time and you’ll all be sick of Christmas things by then! I found the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Another roundup of Blyton presents

As with last year I got spoiled on my birthday and at Christmas and managed to amass a pile of Blyton-themed gifts. Most of these will end up having blogs of their own as I read/listen and review them later … Continue reading

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The First Christmas

Until I came across this book in Alton a few weeks ago, when I was book shopping with Francis, I don’t think I was aware of it. I knew of course that Blyton had some retellings of Bible stories under … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! We here at World of Blyton wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year! Here’s to looking forward to the next year on the blog!  From  Stef and Fiona  

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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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Last Monday Before Christmas

I’m still not sure where the last twenty or so days have gone, or how we got so close to Christmas so quickly. Instead of a contributor post on Wednesday (Christmas Eve) I think we’ll just pop a Christmassy poem … Continue reading

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