Tag Archives: Written by PippaStef

The Mystery of the Hidden House – part 1

How much of a bad blogger am I? Having only decided on Sunday evening that I was going to review The Mystery of the Hidden House and committed to that on the Monday blog, things then got mad on Monday and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #222

It has been so hot that I’m pretty sure that ice-cream for supper is perfectly acceptable! Either way, I had it, it was delicious and now time to tell you what’s coming up on the blog this week, assuming that … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Treasure Island part 2

Last week we looked into the first of the 1990s Famous Five episodes and actually it came out quite well  in the grand scheme of the episodes. So shall we have a look at how part two shapes up compared … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Treasure Island part 1

For me, where it all began For many, Enid Blyton’s books were the beginning of their journey into the world of Blyton’s Famous Five, Secret Seven, Five Find-Outers and Adventure series and, yes, I did read Five Go to Mystery … Continue reading

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Monday #220

Gosh we aren’t half getting through these Mondays! Can’t believe we’ve posted 220 Monday posts to-date! We have a bit of a TV week for you this week once again, hope you don’t mind!

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Review: The Seaside Family

We’re  back with Mike, Belinda and Ann again for another Family adventure –  well as far as a young children can have an adventure with their parents around. However, it is a big adventure for the children. They’ve never been … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Kirrin Island part 2

So if you have managed to follow the title of this piece –  which if you’re not hugely up to speed with the 70’s Famous Five might take some explaining (however look back here for a bit more of an idea … Continue reading

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Monday #218

We’re a blog of part 2s this week as Fiona continues looking at the text changes in The Saucy Jane Family, and I look at the second part of the 70s Famous Five pilot episode. Also a bit of a change … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Kirrin Island part 1

Right so, a long time ago at the beginning of time (for this blog) I had this crazy notion that I was going to compare these TV series like for like and side by side. I did give it a … Continue reading

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Review: The Pole Star Family

As you know last week I got an omnibus of the Family series, tightly and newly bound in a Quentin Blake-esque illustrations, shoulder to shoulder with related stories. So I thought that this week I’d continue with the reviews from this … Continue reading

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Monday #216

Monday again and we’ve got a busy week for you here on World of Blyton. It’s a rather themed week this week, with exception of the April round up. Hope you don’t mind!

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Review: The Saucy Jane Family

A Bit of Background As some of you will know I reviewed The Queen Elizabeth Family last year, so the concept of Enid Blyton’s Family Series was not unknown to me. However I admit ignorance in the fact that I did … Continue reading

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Monday #214

The last monday in April is upon us! Next week will be May! Where is this year going? Anyway I hope you like your blogs for this week!

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If you like Blyton: The Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers by Elen Caldecott

As you know we are always on the look out for books and authors to recommend for you to try, especially if they are reminiscent of our favourite author, Enid Blyton. Of course for Fiona and I, working in libraries we … Continue reading

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Review: Five Go Parenting

I can imagine hearing you all cheering when I say that this is the last Famous Five for Grown-Ups that I can review for a while. I know I have really bombarded you with them, and I suspect that there … Continue reading

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Monday # 212

We have had some truly fabulous weather this weekend, so much so I have caught the sun a little. Anyway, time for our blogs for the week! It took a while for us to come up with a blog that … Continue reading

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