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A fast paced adventure with lots of excitment

Advantages: Exciting and innocent adventures
Disadvantages: may be a little dated in places

Background The Famous Five are the titles of a series of 21 books written by Enid Blyton and published between 1942 and 1963. The Famous Five are siblings Julian, Dick and Anne with the other two being their cousin Georgina (who is a tomboy and in ...

rolandrat123 10.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Five Go to Mystery Moor - 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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Review of The Enchanted Wood - Enid Blyton

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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. ...

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Review of The Enchanted Wood - Enid Blyton

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