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Enid Blyton Five Go Adventuring Again
Illustrated by Eileen A Soper
Hodder Children’s Books 1997 (1943)

The second in Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books, Five Go Adventuring Again… 696 more words


In Defense of Presentism (Kind Of)

In class on Tuesday we got into a brief discussion of presentism and whether modern attitudes should influence who we memorialize today. Merriam Webster defines presentism as “an attitude toward the past dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences.” 1,051 more words

New Year, New Books, New Librarians!

So excited by the plans I have for the upcoming academic year.

Competitions have begun in earnest; Mr Twits beards are coming in to the library already, book pumpkins will be next, followed by our author visit, just to name but a few things. 218 more words

Children's Books

 20 February 1930

At roughly 3.30 pm on Thursday, 20 February 1930, two newly-appointed senators to Canada’s Upper House of Parliament were introduced and took their seats. 1,865 more words


The Cornish Coast Murder by John Bude

 The weather can be variable in Cornwall in August, but at least you are not lying dead in your home with a bullet through your forehead. 346 more words


11th August - On This Day In History


1897 Enid Blyton (children’s author – Famous Five, Secret Seven)


1919 Andrew Carnegie (Steel magnate and philanthropist)

On This Day:

1919 Green Bay Packers founded… 11 more words

Reblog: 10 Signs You Read Too Much Enid Blyton as a Child

This is not what I promised to bring you today but in my defence I have been busy lugging my enormous book collection to my new flat. 190 more words

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