Enid Blyton was a childrens writer, known as both Enid Blyton and Mary Pollock. She was one of the most successful children's storytellers of the twentieth century. Her books have been among the world's bestsellers for children since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books, which cover a broad range of genres from fantasy and mystery stories to nature books, are still enormously popular across the globe, and have been translated into almost 90 languages. She is estimated to have written about 800 books over 40 years, but is best known for her Noddy, The Famous Five and the Secret Seven Series.
Following the high sales of Blyton's early novels such as Adventures of the Wishing Chair (1937) and The Enchanted Wood (1939), she became a phenomenal success in the 1940s and 1950s and skilfully built a literary empire, often producing as many as 40 books a year.
The Famous Five are having a brilliant time - on holiday in horse-drawn caravans - and theyve discovered a ruined castle nearby! The castle looked deserted from a distance - but is that a face at the window? Or is it a trick of the light? The Famous Five just have to find out! Just who is hiding in the castle?These classic editions feature Enid Blyton' unchanged text and Eileen A.
After taking their Higher Certificate the sixth formers want to relax this term. But the Head has a surprise: a finishing school course with old girl Gwendoline Lacey as teacher. Yet someone is determined to drive her out - and it takes the return of Darrell to solve the mystery.
Its wits against brawn in the classic tales of Brer Rabbit re-told by one of the worlds best-loved childrens authors Enid Blyton. Brer Rabbit is as clever as can be. He loves to play jokes and tricks on his animal friends but every now and then they get him back! Join Brer Rabbit Brer Fox and Brer Bear in over 80 short stories.
The cottage in Mr Hicks garden mysteriously burns down one night and five children think someone started the fire deliberately. Mr Goon the local policeman thinks so too and isnt at all pleased to have the Five Find-Outers and dog nosing in on his mystery.
Staying at Kirrin Cottage it doesnt take long for the Famous Five to come across a mystery. Kirrin Cottage is a rambling old house with secret hiding places and even an underground tunnel. The Five arent the only ones to make this discovery.
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