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Short Stories of Defiance, Deception, Monkey-Business and Brotherly Love: Pink Sugar Mouse

Another installment from the 30th birthday speech that my brother wrote. The way he captured the memory was so endearing.

‘Both Merryn and I were big fans and avid readers of Enid Blyton (and other similar vintage stories), especially “The Magic Faraway Tree”. 377 more words

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My Enid Blyton Childhood

Writing for children must be a tough task. Because one, they are highly impressionable. Two, they are hard-to-please, hardly-pleased, unsparing critics. And thirdly, it is an onerous task to build someone’s childhood, an unsaid responsibility scripted in every children writer’s contract. 133 more words


The Famous Five to hit the Silver Screen!

Never mind reading this as a child, I’m loving it now! How exciting to read that Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series is getting a new makeover and being turned into a film franchise! 731 more words


A Beckenham Day Out

Stef had a three hour delay on the train heading home yesterday so she wasn’t able to finish her St Clare’s review. So while checking to see what we had in the drafts I stumbled across this. 672 more words

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Review of 'The Schoolgirl Ethic: The Life and Work of Angela Brazil' by Gillian Freeman

I was about to start this post by reporting that this book must be out of print.  I actually found it for £3 on a secondhand bookstall in St Mary’s Market, Cambridge.   983 more words

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Pea's Book of Holidays - review

Ah, welcome back, Pea! And her sisters Clover and Tinkerbell, and Wuffly the dog, and Mum who’s also Marina Cove, the famous author…

I heart Pea. 645 more words


enid blyton the next j.k. rowling?

Just when you thought they might be running out of book series to turn into movies, the UK production company Working Title has bought the theatrical rights to complete library of Famous Five books.   55 more words

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