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Recovering from illness in Blyton’s books, part 2

Part one covered the flu, and this blog will look at measles, coughs and colds. Not all of these illnesses lead to holidays and/or adventures, though the other illnesses still contribute to their stories’ plots. MEASLES The measles (or as … Continue reading

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Recovering from illness in Blyton’s books, part 1

We’ve just had a very long and very cold winter, and I think just abut everybody I know succumbed to an illness at some point. This got me thinking about the all the times characters in Blyton books fell ill … Continue reading

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The Children of Cherry Tree Farm, part 2

by Aaron Bassett After meeting Tammylan, Benjy goes off to his cave and is soon sitting there watching Tammylan stroking one of his visitors, a hare. Another animal comes into the Wild Man’s house – this time a woffly rabbit, … Continue reading

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The Children of Cherry Tree Farm, part 1

by Aaron Bassett The Children of Cherry Tree Farm was first published in 1940 by Country Life and was illustrated by Harry Rountree.The story opens up with three bored children, Rory, Sheila and Benjy, gazing out onto a busy London … Continue reading

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