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Blyton’s Winter Reads – A Reblog

It has been about five years since I presented you with the blogs detailing the books that Enid Blyton wrote that could be considered as wintry books. I thought perhaps, as the weather’s taken a turn for the worse, we … 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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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part three

Adventure on the Way Home This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 2 first published 1955. Again there have been a few little interchanges on words such as lighted becomes lit, cautiously becomes carefully (happening twice in the … Continue reading

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

Hurry, Secret Seven, Hurry! This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 4 first published 1957.  It is a short story and therefore, unlike Secret of the Old Mill, has not been drastically shortened.  There have been a few … Continue reading

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Whit Monday

It’s Whit Monday and I feel it’s time for some confessions. Of a book-buying nature, of course. My books from my trip down south arrived last week, and I had an exciting five minutes going through them all and remembering … Continue reading

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

McDonald’s have teamed up with Hachette (the company licenced to print Enid Blyton books) to offer a series of exclusive Secret Seven books. There are six small books, each containing a Secret Seven short story. They have coloured illustrations by … Continue reading

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Three Cheers Secret Seven – A Review by Ben

Jack’s sister Susie is given a fantastic model aeroplane by an American cousin and the Secret Seven want to fly it. Annoying Susie agrees to let Jack show her how to use the aeroplane, a beauty with retractable wheels, on … Continue reading

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Secret Seven Win Through – A review by Ben

It is the first day of the Easter holidays and Peter and Janet decide to organise a meeting for the Secret Seven. Janet writes notes informing the children of the get-together at half-past ten the next morning which Peter delivers. … Continue reading

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Sunskriti’s Character of the Month: Peter from The Secret Seven

For this month’s character exploration, I’m going to write about Peter, from the Secret Seven. I chose him because he’s probably my least favourite character in all of Blyton books. Basically, he’s the leader/ head of the Secret Seven Society. … Continue reading

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Good Work, Secret Seven – A Review by Ben

The Secret Seven are enjoying a meeting in the trademark shed of Peter and Janet’s back garden a few days before bonfire night. Nibbling away at staple Enid Blyton favourites such as chocolate biscuits, apples, ginger buns, doughnuts, peppermint rock, hazelnuts … Continue reading

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Go Ahead Secret Seven – a review by Ben

Go Ahead Secret Seven was first published 1953 A peculiar-looking George is out in the dark of night, practising his shadowing for the SecretSeven, when he is given the shock of his life and suffers a huge disappointment. Dressed up in a … Continue reading

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Another Monday

Monday comes around far too quickly doesn’t it? And we’re so close to the end of April that it doesn’t seem possible. At least we’ve had some much improved and decent weather this week. Such good weather in fact that … Continue reading

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Stef’s Spring Reads

I keep waking up in the morning wondering if today will be the day where the weather breaks from winter cold to the tentative glories of spring, so far, no luck. In fact at work I have recently completed a display of … Continue reading

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Who’s Who in Enid Blyton by Eva Rice, a (very critical) review part one: Adventure Stories

I’ve had this book a while and have only read it once. I remember being a bit disappointed by it… and  I thought I’d give it a re-read to see if I could figure out why. My first thoughts are … Continue reading

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Secret Seven on the Trail – a Review by Ben

With the Seven due back at school Peter decides to call a meeting in his garden shed to say it will be the last time the Secret Society will meet until the Christmas holidays as nothing strange would happen during … Continue reading

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Well Done Secret Seven – a review by Ben

It’s a hot summer day and the Seven are fed up of having their meetings in Janet and Peter’s stuffy garden shed. Due to this the children decide to visit Windy Woods and build a tree house. In the tree … Continue reading

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