Tags » Enid Blyton

Top 5 Wednesday: Books to Get You Out of a Reading Slump

I’ve been looking for ideas for something different to post on my blog so was pleased to discover the Goodreads ‘Top 5 Wednesday‘ group. 518 more words

Elly Griffiths

The Big Noddy Book - Enid Blyton

Title: The Big Noddy Book
Author: Enid Blyton
Illustrator: Beek
Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd
Year: 1959

Noddy’s First Bath
When Noddy Went Shopping… 530 more words

An awfully pink adventure

The Adventures of Mr Pinkwhistle.

Enid Blyton, Newnes, London, 1950. (Illustrated by Dorothy Wheeler)

Read all about this Secret Little Man and what he gets up to on a Marvellous Afternoon with Jimmy, the Girl with the Broken Doll, the Two Ugly Creatures, and the Forgotten Rabbits! 18 more words


Bread and Blyton

I grew up on descriptions of food by Enid Blyton. She mesmerized me with visions of scrumptious scones, huge chocolate cakes, sweet sticky lemonade, farm fresh golden butter and of course the crusty soft slices of beautiful white bread. 766 more words


Cogheart, by Peter Bunzl

‘The trouble was, Lily reflected, as she sneaked up the last set of stairs to the girls’ dormitory, she didn’t want the life of a well-bred Victorian young lady, she wanted the life of an air-pirate’

329 more words

Giving a way my Enid Blyton books; must have spent hours of my childhood reading them ...

I came to an agreement with my parents that I would take my Enid Blyton books when I moved to a bigger house. Then I have gone back and forth about whether I would or anyone else would ever read them again if I kept them and whether they would just unnecessarily be taking up space. 167 more words


A clockwork tortoise, a magic tree, and The Beano

I’m not usually one for sentimentality. Most of the things from my childhood have been thrown away, lost, or have otherwise disappeared along the way. 347 more words