This series has been hugely successful and the paperback of Enid Blyton is bound to invite even further triumphs! Each title tells the life story of an eminent individual in simple language and with a superb array of photographs. Enid Blyton is undoubtedly a huge figure in children's literature and one who inspires much loyalty and love. She is a favourite not just in the classroom but is one of the few authors that children will spend their own pocket money on! There is an enormous market for this title - an insatiable appetite for all things Enid Blyton but very little biographical detail published. The mixture of text and photographs hits the perfect note for interested children telling about Enid's own childhood and what inspired her to become a writer of children's books.
A classic adventure story with timeless appeal - now in colour! George is in trouble and has to resign from the Secret Seven - now it's up to Scamper the spaniel to protect the rest of the gang from danger as the go in search of some missing pedigree dogs ...
Enid Blyton is known throughout the world for her imaginativechildren’s books and her enduring characters such as Noddy andthe Famous Five. She is one of the most borrowed authors fromBritish libraries and still holds a fascination for readers old andyoung alike.Yet until 1974, when Barbara Stoney first published her officialbiography, little was known about this most private author,even by members of her own family. The woman who emergedfrom Barbara Stoney’s remarkable research was hardworking,complex, often difficult and, in many ways, childlike.Now this widely praised classic biography has been fullyupdated for the twenty-first century and, with the addition ofnew color illustrations and a comprehensive list of Enid Blyton’swritings, documents the growing appeal of this extraordinarywoman throughout the world. The fascinating story of one ofthe world’s most famous authors will intrigue and delight allthose with an interest in her timeless books.
Centering around three children and their uncle who takes them on nature walks, this wonderful collection of stories, poems, and nature facts, originally published in 1944, doubles as a field guide for nature lovers both young and old.
Big-Ears and Noddy are making the most of a sunny afternoon by going on a bike ride. But while the friends are away, the naughty goblins steal Big-Ears' weather clock and create havoc. Rainbows shoot across the sky, snow falls and darkness descends. Can Big-Ears save Toy Town and restore the sunshine?
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! 'There was something else out on the sea by the rocks - something dark that seemed to lurch out of the waves . . . What could it be?' Julian, Dick and Anne are spending the holidays with their tomboy cousin George and her dog, Timothy. One day, George takes them to explore nearby Kirrin Island, with its rocky little coast and old ruined castle on the top. Over on the island, they make a thrilling discovery, which leads them deep into the dungeons of Kirrin Castle on a dangerous adventure. Who - and what - will they find there? Fantastic new cover art by Laura Ellen Anderson will draw young readers into this accessible timeless classic.
Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! These timeless stories are perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. Also available in audiobook! It's their first adventure and the Secret Seven super-sleuths are already on the trail of a mystery! The gang are dressed in disguise, following a lead to a spooky old house in the snow... Solve the mystery! Cover and inside illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross, illustrator of David Walliams's books. The story was first published in 1949. This edition features the classic text and comes with a Bonus Blyton section at the back with quizzes, puzzles and other bonus extras! Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder and Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.
This omnibus edition features the Green Goblin stories, in which three pixies team up to run a little shop that offers to get anything for anyone; and the Yellow Fairy book, in which a brother and sister go up the Faraway Tree to rescue a kidnapped princess.