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Just Magical!

Advantages: Entertaining imaginative read for children
Disadvantages: New version has renamed the characters, archaic language in older editions

As a mother of three boys, I have taken a great delight in dusting down some of the books that I enjoyed from my own childhood to share with my own children once they are of an age to appreciate them. I am a bit of a hoarder when it comes to books, so I ...

jo-1976 31.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Magic Faraway Tree - Enid Blyton

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A Children's Classic - The Magic Faraway Tree

Advantages: Tale of fun and morality
Disadvantages: None!

...I grew up with a healthy addiction to Enid Blyton's children's books, devouring every single one of her series' including Mallory Towers, The Twins at St Clare's, The Secret Seven and the magical tales of the Faraway Tree. So when I noticed 'The Magic Far ...

dkm1981 07.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Magic Faraway Tree - Enid Blyton

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Enid Blyton at Her Best!

Advantages: Brilliant, timeless stories
Disadvantages: Language can be hard to understand in places

...When you think of Enid Blyton's works what springs to mind? Maybe the adventures experienced by the Famous Five? How about the escapades of the Secret Seven? Or the loveable Noddy and friends? These are all well known stories that out parents read to us a ...

lauricha 19.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Enchanted Wood - Enid Blyton

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Hidden Sexual Innuendo? No, Just Fantasies!

Advantages: Imaginative stories, incredible lands, and heroic characters.
Disadvantages: Slightly dated.

...Enid Blyton, in my opinion, is the most amazing children’s author of all time. As I look fondly back, I’m sure most will remember the feelings of excitement and exhilaration that swept over us as we sunk deeper and deeper into the fantasy lands Blyton cre ...

J4M1721 05.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Enchanted Wood - Enid Blyton

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ENID BLYTON'S BEST WORK

Advantages: excellent, magical, well written children's book
Disadvantages: slightly dated now

I'm now back at school - and in a recent English lesson, we were asked to think about which books, if any, we enjoyed when we were younger. I immediately thought of my Enid Blyton phase - when I was six or seven, and becoming more of an independent reader ...

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Review of The Enchanted Wood - Enid Blyton

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