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When people search for Enid Blyton what are they looking for? Re-revisited

I have found so many funny/strange search terms I’ve had to do a second post. Though now I’m thinking about how those strange terms are now on the blog and we are even more likely to have people find us while searching for spiders… (just a note to say that any capital letters in the search terms have been added by me – to make them easier to read!) 732 more words

Blog Talk

August 27

1927: The Famous Five file a petition. Also known as the Valiant Five, Emily Murphy, Irene Marryat Parlby, Nellie Mooney McClung, Louise Crummy McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards, were women’s rights activists from Alberta, Canada. 497 more words


Magic Faraway Tree

The upcoming anniversary of Enid Blyton’s birth prompted me to start preparing a display for the occasion – particularly as I thought the Faraway Tree also fitted so well with this year’s Book Week theme of Escape to Everywhere.   87 more words

Childrens Books

Tea Time On Hill

Tea time on Parliament Hill is a time-honored tradition almost two centuries old and you are welcome by the ladies when in Ottawa, so please drop by. 157 more words


Five Go Parenting: A Review

When the Famous Five solve the case that gets their criminal cousin  Rupert and his wife sent to jail, the horrifying news is broken to them that they are now the next-of-kin for Rupert’s baby daughter. 102 more words

Book Reviews

Five Go Gluten Free: A Review

Julian, Dick, George, and Anne, now grown up and living in London, but still living together with ever-faithful Timmy embark on a complete lifestyle change. ‘From now on, the whole lot of them were going to eat only whole food. 417 more words

Book Reviews

♔Enid Blyton- the Queen of Children’s Books

♔This year (2017) marks the 75th anniversary of the Famous Five series and the stories are as popular as ever.

Enid Blyton only intended to write six or eight books in the series, but owing to their high sales and immense commercial success she went on to write twenty-one full-length Famous Five novels. 241 more words