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Here Comes Noddy Again – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

Continuing with this series I’ve looked through my old hardback (so old the cover is in two parts…) and the treasury. Previous posts: Noddy Goes to Toyland Hurrah for Little Noddy! Noddy and His Car A FEW CHANGES ARE THE … Continue reading

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Noddy and His Car – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

This week I’m comparing a hardback of Noddy and His Car to the version that appears in the treasury. I originally had this book in an 80s paperback but I have replaced it with a hardback with dustjacket. I had thought … Continue reading

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Hurrah For Little Noddy! – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

I realise now (having quickly browsed the previous Noddy comparison) that I didn’t do a tally of changes. I’ve now counted and can declare it was 14 – going by the same rule as past books and only counting the … Continue reading

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Noddy Goes to Toyland – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

A while back I picked up a 2007 “classic treasury” of Noddy in a charity shop. It contains the first five books (which I already have) but at £3 it seemed a bargain for such a big chunky book. I’m … Continue reading

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If You Like Blyton – Pea’s Book of Holidays by Susie Day

I was rather conflicted about this book before I even opened it. I got it way back in December and had stuck it on the blog schedule for May (after I had gotten through the annual and other new Blytons … Continue reading

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Noddy in Fuzzy Felt Toyland

As promised I got out my fuzzy felt set and took plenty of pictures for you. On trying to make the suggested pictures I discovered there were actually quite a lot of missing pieces but mostly just the narrow strips … Continue reading

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My ninth Noddy book: Here Comes Noddy Again

This is number four in the series of Noddy books, and one of the ones I picked up on eBay recently. Unfortunately the front board is completely detached from the rest of the book (which is more than just a … Continue reading

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My eighth Noddy book: Noddy Goes to Toyland

I’ve been doing a bit of eBaying again (a dangerous pastime!) and I’ve now got a much larger collection of Noddy books. Not all of them yet, there’s four I don’t have, but it gives me plenty of new stories … Continue reading

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More About Amelia Jane! part 1

Let’s start with me admitting to something: I’ve never read this book before. I didn’t have it as a child, but at some point in the  past few years I bought a copy (paid £13.50 for a first edition without … Continue reading

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