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This Is Enid Blyton Magazine

In December 2018 a new magazine came out, all about Enid Blyton. It was a one-off, as part of a This Is series of magazines each of which has a different topic. The series has been published by DC Thomson … Continue reading

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The Famous Five covers through the years, part 2: 1990s-2018

Last time I started at the beginning with Eileen Soper, and on to Betty Maxey and the TV tie-in covers. Now we have the 90s covers and the dreaded modern ones. My era of Famous Fives Technically in my era … Continue reading

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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part 4

An Afternoon with the Secret Seven This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 3 first published 1956. Again there are a few one word small changes such as fast shut becomes tight shut, brainless is clueless, ice is … Continue reading

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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part 3

Adventure on the Way Home This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 2 first published 1955. Again there have been a few little interchanges on words such as lighted becomes lit, cautiously becomes carefully (happening twice in the … Continue reading

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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part 2

Hurry, Secret Seven, Hurry! This story comes from Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual No. 4 first published 1957.  It is a short story and therefore, unlike Secret of the Old Mill, has not been drastically shortened.  There have been a few … Continue reading

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Secret Seven books at McDonald’s by Su, part 1

McDonald’s have teamed up with Hachette (the company licenced to print Enid Blyton books) to offer a series of exclusive Secret Seven books. There are six small books, each containing a Secret Seven short story. They have coloured illustrations by … Continue reading

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