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Childhood Nostalgia

Advantages: Encourages children to read, moral issues absorbed effortlessly, good stories
Disadvantages: Not the greatest writing, caricatures abound, unlikely to appeal to today's teens

ENID BLYTON IN GENERAL Enid Blyton was one of the most prolific writers of the 20th century. Love her or hate her, one can’t help admiring her dedication to children’s fiction, her sense of purpose, and her ability to produce book after book that ap ...

Kukana 20.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Twins At St. Clare's - 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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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 ...

Simmer 16.09.2002 · Read full review
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Enid (Mary) Blyton (1897-1968)

Advantages: Wonderful read
Disadvantages: None

...Enid Blyton was a British writer whose career spanned 40 years in which time she published over 700 children's books - some of her characters including The Famous Five, The Secret Seven and more famously Noddy and Big Ears and the other folk of Toyland. ...

freaklikeme 22.03.2004 · Read full review
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