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Monday #255

A guide to Blyton’s sequels, prequels and continuations and My 2019 in books and Blyton He climbed higher still. When he next looked down he gave a cry of surprise. He could see right down into the hollow trunk of … Continue reading

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Monday #254

If you like Blyton: A guide to other authors and The Naughtiest Girl updated part 4 If I do try hard to be good, and do everything I ought to, will you please ask Miss Belle and Miss Best to … Continue reading

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Monday #253

December 2019 round up and First Date: a St Andrews Story It is likely that the Nature Charts for January will show snowy, frosty days, for as the proverb says, stronger cold comes with the longer days. Keep a list … Continue reading

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Monday #252 – the last of the year!

This is the last post of the year and of the decade! You may be pleased to know that’s the end to the Christmas quotes in the Monday posts but I think I’ll move on to wintry ones as having … Continue reading

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Monday #251 – Merry Christmas!

Christmas is finally here! This will be the only post this week, as I’m taking the rest of the week off to celebrate and eat too much. (After I’ve cleaned and tidied and wrapped etc!) I’ll be back on Monday … Continue reading

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Monday #250

Last week before Christmas! Eileen Soper at Christmas and Five Fall Into Adventure part 2 There were trees about three feet high, just big enough for a small nursery. Then there were rows of bigger trees, whose branches could take … Continue reading

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Monday #249

Christmassy bits from Enid Blyton’s Magazine and Letters to Enid 19 Hallo, hallo, here’s Santa Claus, He’s come to see you all because To-morrow’s Christmas Day! So bring the ducks and bears and gollies, Motor-cars and books and dollies, Crackers … Continue reading

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Monday #248

A very rounded week this week. Round up of Christmas posts and November round up “That’s the way I always go into and out of a house.It’s much more exciting than using the door.” Father Christmas extols the virtues of … Continue reading

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Monday #247

Thursday is the 51st anniversary of Enid Blyton’s death. We have done a special post in the past to mark the occasion but I haven’t anything planned this year, as I write something every week that I hope shows the … Continue reading

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Monday #246

I did warn you last week: The Christmas posts are starting from now! (There are less than six weeks to go, you know.) Christmas gift guide 2019 and If you like Blyton: The Harveys See it Through by Phyllis Gegan … Continue reading

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Monday #245

This is the last week before I start on the Christmas posts, you have been warned! Letters to Enid part 18 and Updates to the Naughtiest Girl part 3 The Mystery of Banshee Towers is the fifteenth and final Five-Find … Continue reading

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Monday #244

Noddy is 70 years old this month! His first book, Noddy Goes to Toyland was published in November 1949. I thought we would have a bit of a Noddy theme today and a review of a Noddy book on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Monday #243

Remember, remember the fifth of November and Updates to Blyton’s Texts: The Naughtiest Girl in the School The countryside lay smiling in the afternoon sunshine. Cottages clustered together here and there, and cattle grazed in the fields. In the distance, … Continue reading

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Monday #242

Enid Blyton at Halloween? and Letters to Enid part 17 Curly runned away, he runned fast! Benny blames his pigling for leading him astray in Five Go to Billycock Hill. The Saucy Jane Family is the second book about the … Continue reading

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Monday #241

If you like Blyton: A Mystery for Ninepence by Phyllis Gegan and Updates to Blyton’s texts: The Naughtiest Girl in the School Sid was quite overcome at his wonderful evening. First there was what he called a ‘smasher of a … Continue reading

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Monday #240

Letters to Enid part 16 and Five Get Into Trouble Fattish! Could the owner of the sleep-walking uncle be – that fat boy! Was is that pest again, On the Track of Something as usual? Mr Goon is rather upset … Continue reading

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Monday #239

  September round up and The Naughtiest Girl in the School covers through the years Far below the waterfall resolved itself into a winding river that curved round the foot of the mountain. The children could not see where it … Continue reading

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Monday #238

Letters to Enid part 15 and The Famous Five the Musical: Smuggler’s Gold “Mollie! Peter! Come quickly! The chair is growing its wings again!” Chinky summons the children so that they can go on another adventure in Adventures of the … Continue reading

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Monday #237

Search terms #10 and On my bookshelf 6 Fifth Formers of St Clare’s is not the fifth book in the series, even it it sounds like it should be. It is actually the sixth and final book, after three books … Continue reading

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Monday #236

Letters to Enid part 14 and If you like Blyton: The Cherrys by Will Scott The Twins at St Clare’s is the first book in the St Clare’s series. The titular twins, Pat and Isabel don’t want to go to … Continue reading

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