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Enid Blyton - Author

About the Author

(born Aug. 11, 1897, London, Eng. — died Nov. 28, 1968, London) English children's writer. Trained as a schoolteacher, she published her first book, Child Whispers, in 1922. She went on to produce more than 600 children's books and numerous magazine articles. She is probably best known for several book series, including those featuring Noddy, the Famous Five, and the Secret Seven. Though often criticized for their stereotyped characters, simple writing style, and didactic moralism, her books were widely translated and remained internationally popular long after her death.

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A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! Mollie and Peter are very lucky - they have a Wishing-Chair that will fly them to any magical land and grant them their every wish! And so when they arrive home from school for the half-terms holidays, they can't wait to embark on their next adventure! Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! Never in their wildest dreams, could Mollie and Peter have imagined something so wonderful as a magic Wishing-Chair that will fly you anywhere and grant your every wish! And so when a goblin steals their mother's ring, they set off on an adventure on the Wishing-Chair to the goblin village to get it back! Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! Never in their wildest dreams, could Mollie and Peter have imagined something so wonderful as a magic Wishing-Chair that will fly you anywhere and grant your every wish! And so when their little black cat, Whiskers, goes missing, they know just who to call upon to help them find her! Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! Never in their wildest dreams, could Mollie and Peter have imagined something so wonderful as a magic Wishing-Chair that will fly you anywhere and grant your every wish! Join Mollie and Peter on a perilous trip to a disappearing island and meet a mysterious wizard carried on the wind... Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

Pet Stories

Pet Stories

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

A wonderful new collection of short stories about our favourite fluffy friends, from national treasure Enid Blyton Enjoy 25 charming tales about cats, dogs, budgies, rabbits and other adored family pets in this fantastic new bumper collection. Enid Blyton, author of The Famous Five, loved dogs and other animals. Her perfectly crafted short stories about children and their pets are ideal for young readers to enjoy alone or as read-aloud stories in the classroom or at bedtime. Ideal for children aged 5 and over.

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! And on a stiflingly hot summer day in the playroom, what better adventure to have than to fly high above the mountains and seaside in search of the Land of Goodness Knows Where! Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

The Famous Five Collection 7

The Famous Five Collection 7

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A bumper collection of 3 Famous Five books in one volume. Join the adventure! Contains the last 3 books in the series: books 19, 20 and 21. Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy find excitement and adventure wherever they go, in Enid Blyton's most popular series. These books have been global bestsellers for decades. Join the adventure and find out why! Five Go to Demon's Rocks: Stories say that Demon's Rocks are full of treasure and sure enough, the Five discover a valuable old coin there. But who is the real owner of the gold? And who else is trying to get it? The Five must find out! Five Have a Mystery to Solve: There are rumours that Whispering Island is haunted. But when the Five row out to investigate, it seems rather safe and picturesque. Until they discover some surprising statues . . . Five are Together Again: In their final adventure. the Five are enjoying a camping trip. Then research papers are stolen from a scientist who lives nearby and the Five must turn their hand yet again to finding the missing work and tracking down the culprits. Illustrated with the original black-and-white line drawings by Eileen Soper

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! Molly and Peter are ever so lucky. They have a magical Wishing-Chair that will fly them to fairy-tale lands and grant them any wish they please! But on a mission to find their missing toys, the children are captured and made to attend the very strict school for bad brownies! However will they escape and find the Wishing-Chair again? Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Royal Birthday Party

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the magical Wishing-Chair series. Perfect for new readers. Be whisked away! When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! Together with their friend Binky the Pixie, Mollie and Peter wish to become a prince and princess for the day, celebrating the birthday of Princess Peronell at the royal palace. But whatever do you give a princess for their birthday? Also available in this short story series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

Five Have Plenty Of Fun

Five Have Plenty Of Fun

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2021

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks! In book fourteen, George is not pleased when Berta, a spoilt American girl, turns up at Kirrin Cottage in the dead of night. But George hasn't got time to be jealous, Berta is in hiding from kidnappers. The Famous Five are the only ones who can protect her - but will they take on dangerous criminals to help out a stranger? This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen Soper.

Five Go Off To Camp

Five Go Off To Camp

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2021

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks! In book seven, the Famous Five investigate spook trains in the dead of night. The trains seem to vanish into thin air, but where do they go? The Five discover an unusual underground tunnel system and a secret train-service. If they follow the tracks, will they solve the mystery? This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen Soper.

Famous Five: Five On A Secret Trail

Famous Five: Five On A Secret Trail

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2021

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks! In book fifteen, the Famous Five go camping and pitch their tent near a ruined and seemingly abandoned cottage. When Anne hears strange noises at night the others don't believe her... Until they see the ghostly lights. Is the cottage really haunted, or is there another, equally sinister, explanation? This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen Soper.

Famous Five: Five Get Into A Fix

Famous Five: Five Get Into A Fix

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2021

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks! In book seventeen, the Famous Five are skiing and having lots of fun. But who is living in the mysterious house near their chalet? The caretaker claims it's been deserted for years, but the Five are sure they've seen a face at the window. A terrified, and haunted face. Have the gang got the courage to find out? This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen Soper.

Famous Five: Five On A Hike Together

Famous Five: Five On A Hike Together

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2021

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks! In book ten, Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window. Is someone trying to send him a coded message? When the Famous Five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert. The police won't help, so the Five have no choice - yet again, they'll be solving this mystery by themselves... Fantastic new cover art by Laura Ellen Anderson will draw young readers into this accessible timeless classic.

Springtime Stories

Springtime Stories

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2021

Delight in this collection of 30 short stories, full of the buzz and excitement of spring! Head off on a sparkling springtime adventure with the world's best-loved storyteller. From the little boy who helps a lamb in trouble to the fairies hidden inside Easter Eggs, excitement and magic are never far away in this collection of stories to read and share. These fun, entertaining tales are ideal for newly confident readers and are the perfect length for reading aloud at bedtime or in the classroom. Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of readers. Read all of Enid Blyton's bestselling short story collections: Springtime Stories Summer Stories Holiday Stories Summer Holiday Stories Stories of Wizards and Witches Christmas Tales Christmas Treats *** Enid Blyton (R) and Enid Blyton's signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.

A Faraway Tree Adventure: Joe and the Magic Snowman

A Faraway Tree Adventure: Joe and the Magic Snowman

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the world of the Magic Faraway Tree. Perfect for new readers. Discover the magic! When Joe is whisked up to the Land of Ice and Snow, he meets a rather bossy snowman, who is determined to make Joe his servant! Can Moon-Face, Frannie and Beth rescue Joe, with the help of their new friends, Goldilocks and the Three Bears? The stories about the Magic Faraway Tree have been entertaining children for more than 80 years. Now these colour short stories offer a great way for young new readers to discover the adventures of Silky, Moon-Face, the Saucepan Man and all of their friends in the Enchanted Wood. Also available in this short story series: A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Birthdays A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Magic Medicines A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Do-As-You-Please A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Goodies A Faraway Tree Adventure: In Santa Claus's Castle A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Toys A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Dreams A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Silly School A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Enchantments A Faraway Tree Adventure: Joe and the Magic Snowman