Enid Blyton - the Famous Five. Old-school? Yes. Twee? Yes. Fantastical? Yes. It still doesn't make us love Enid Blyton's series any less. All the best things about Old Britain, condensed into a narrative.

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Enid Blyton books .  Love this series.  I have some from when I was a kid, and also some at the library.  Now it is time to share them with my kids :-)

Five on a Treasure Island The Famous Five - Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog.

a childhood favourite, loved reading this more than words can say The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_edition.jpg/200px-The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_editio

The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton Illustrated by Magaret Ely Webb, 1941 My favourite book

The Enchanted Wood.  Enid Blyton  A book I loved as a child, and still have in my collection...  I always read the author as 'Gnid' though, and was surprised as a teen to learn that was a letter E!

The Enchanted Wood - loved this cover, saved for Lyric. Our cottage in Meeting Green bordered a field with tall trees so my mother would pack a lunch for me and I would take it to the trees and wait for the Faraway Folk, lol.

Five Have Plenty of Fun - Enid Blyton.  Enid Blyton enjoyed her holidays in Dorset, particularly Purbeck, and visited three times a year for over 20 years.

Five Have Plenty of Fun - Enid Blyton. Enid Blyton enjoyed her holidays in Dorset, particularly Purbeck, and visited three times a year for over 20 years. Distance from Shaftesbury to Studland is 34 miles.

THE TWINS AT ST. CLARE'S by Enid Blyton 1971 Dragon P/B St. Clares School Book 1

Enjoyed the Naughtiest Girl series too. Never bothered much with Mallory Towers though.

Collection of Secret Seven books by Enid Blyton. March House Books Blog

Collection of Secret Seven books by Enid Blyton. My grandparents sent me a book every month, inscribed 'to Jennifer, love from Nana and Grandad'. We lived in upcountry Kenya and I loved getting my parcels.

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