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Best of Blyton at the library

I’ve started my new job in a library now, and I’ve been taking full advantage of my access to all those books! In a quieter moment I ran a catalogue search for Enid Blyton and it came up with 264 hits over … Continue reading

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The Wishing Chair Again reviewed by Laura

Out of the two Wishing Chair books I owned as a child, I always preferred the second – The Wishing Chair Again (published in 1950) – because the adventures were longer and seemed more interesting. It also introduced the character … Continue reading

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The Adventures of the Wishing Chair by Laura

I loved that Adventures of the Wishing Chair (published in 1937) was one of Enid Blyton’s books when I was younger; the idea of a magical chair that grew wings and took you off on amazing adventures was very appealing. It’s … Continue reading

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Who’s Who in Enid Blyton by Eva Rice, a (very critical) review part three: Toys and Enchantment

Welcome to the final part of my review. The first (Adventure Stories) was a rather bad review while part two (School Stories) was a bit more positive. Let’s see how this one fares. TOYS AND ENCHANTMENT Enid Blyton’s Fairy Folk … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton: A summary of her writing career

Enid Mary Blyton was born in 1897 and from a young age loved telling stories to her younger brothers, Hanly and Carey. She qualified as a teacher in 1918, and in 1921 won a writing competition and after her writing … Continue reading

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