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The Famous Five covers through the years, part 1: 1940s-1990s

The Famous Five books have been in print for nearly 80 years now, and along the way they have appeared with a lot of different looks from the original Eileen Soper covers to TV tie-ins and famous illustrators. We will … Continue reading

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When people search for Enid Blyton, what are they looking for? (#1)

When people search for Blyton related media, what are they looking for? A large proportion of our blog views* come from various search engines – and WordPress tells us exactly what the search terms were. It’s really interesting to see … Continue reading

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My childhood books, part 1

This series of posts is inspired by a thread on the Enid Blyton Society Forums, where members are discussing which Blyton was the first they read or bought. Many of them have fond memories of a particular copy of the … Continue reading

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