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The Adventurous Four by Laura  

 ~A bit of a reshuffle here at the World of Blyton for you today, we didn’t take into account our busy social schedules and Fiona realised that she wouldn’t have time to write a blog for today so we’re putting … Continue reading

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The Wishing Chair Again reviewed by Laura

Out of the two Wishing Chair books I owned as a child, I always preferred the second – The Wishing Chair Again (published in 1950) – because the adventures were longer and seemed more interesting. It also introduced the character … Continue reading

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The Adventures of the Wishing Chair by Laura

I loved that Adventures of the Wishing Chair (published in 1937) was one of Enid Blyton’s books when I was younger; the idea of a magical chair that grew wings and took you off on amazing adventures was very appealing. It’s … Continue reading

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The Book of Brownies reviewed by Laura

This tale of three naughty brownies was one of the Blyton books I owned as a child and somehow went missing. I remembered enjoying their adventures and the fact it was more of a saga than a collection of short … Continue reading

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The Folk of the Faraway Tree review by Laura

This is the last book of the three Faraway Tree books (published in 1946) and there’s a bit of revisiting past adventures, either through remembering them or with another visit to Dame Slap’s school and her ridiculous questions for her … Continue reading

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The Magic Faraway Tree review by Laura

It’s a cold winter’s day here and going out into the freezing wind isn’t very appealing, so it seems like a good time to re-read The Magic Faraway Tree, which is the second book in the Faraway Tree series (published … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Wood Review by Laura

[Apologies to everyone, especially Laura as this was meant to go up at 9 this morning. My only excuse is I’m off work so I’ve lost track of the days again – Fiona] I loved the Faraway Tree series when … Continue reading

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Five Go Underground by Laura

I was always fascinated by the Famous Five stories that involved caves in some way or another when I read them as a child and again as an adult. And I wasn’t the only one – I used to work … Continue reading

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