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Malory Towers covers through the years

Previously I have written about the Famous Five covers, the Adventure Series covers and the Secret Series covers. Now I’m going to look at the covers from Malory Towers, my favourite of the school series. Inside and out with Stanley … Continue reading

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My childhood books, part 4

This time I’m going to talk ramble about the Barney Mysteries and The Five Find-Outers. THE BARNEY MYSTERIES I didn’t have all six Barney Mysteries as a child, I remember having at least two hardbacks – one or two in yellow … Continue reading

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My childhood books, part 2

Welcome to another lengthy ramble and reminiscence! Part One covered Amelia Jane and the Famous Five and this part will be about the Adventure Series and Malory Towers. THE ADVENTURE SERIES I think I started reading the Adventure Series not … Continue reading

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Collecting Blyton

by PippaStef I was inspired by Fiona and Su’s stories of how they came across a longed for book to complete their Enid Blyton collections, and ended up wondering  how you achieve a complete collection of books that don’t cost … Continue reading

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Su’s Five Find-Outers and Dog Collection

This article was sent to me by Su, a regular on the Enid Blyton Society forums. I recently posted this article about how I completed my Find-Outers collection and at the end asked “Have any of you gone to great lengths … Continue reading

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Banshee Towers, You Are Mine

Well, it has happened. Much sooner than I’d anticipated; my long wished for copy of The Mystery of Banshee Towers arrived today. “But weren’t you going on about ordering it just the other day?” I hear you ask. Yes, I placed the … Continue reading

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The tale of how I completed my Five Find-Outers collection

Something fantastic happened to me tonight. I have finally acquired ordered a copy of The Mystery of Banshee Towers – the final Five Find-Outers book. I’ve been buying original hardbacks for nearly ten years – I started by filling in the gaps in my Famous … Continue reading

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