Enid Blyton

Lost Enyd Blighton (not Enid Blyton) Book Rediscovered

John Dredge | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Comedy
John Dredge

A book that was previously thought to be lost by Enyd Blighton (not Enid Blyton) has recently been rediscovered, thanks to its recent rediscovery. A ...

Feasting on Enid Blyton: 'The Children of Cherry Tree Farm' with Apple and Cheese Pie

Helen Redfern | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Redfern

As a child I adored Enid Blyton books. By that I mean I was absolutely infatuated with them. They would captivate me, fire my imagination and would be responsible for much tiredness in the morning as I lay, at night under the duvet, utterly absorbed.

Does Enid Blyton Have a Place on My Children's Bookshelf?

Natasha Batsford | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Natasha Batsford

I was aware that the language was old fashioned, and in some cases offensive, but it never got in the way of my love of the books or the stories they told because (like most children) I cared more about characters than grammar.

Which Kids' Classic Do Today's Adults Most Love?

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | Home

The adventures of Enid Blyton's Famous Five were the favourite childhood read of today's adults, according to a survey published today. The fast-mo...

Falling Back in Love With Reading

Sarah Pylas | Posted 25.04.2012 | Home
Sarah Pylas

Like most pregnant women, I had envisioned my maternity leave being the time when I would finally get round to reading all those classics gathering dust on our bookshelf. I even thought I might have a bit of time to write a book of my own! Oh, how naïve I was...

Are Children's Classics 'Suitable' for Modern Ears?

Neil Sinclair | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Sinclair

There was a bit of debate on Twitter this week, sparked by an article on Parentdish, about whether or not we should read our troopers the 'classics'.

Children's Books are Works of Art

Notting Hill Editions | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Notting Hill Editions

When you are writing a children's book, as opposed to that long-cherished monograph on drawing pins or Winston Churchill you've always wanted to write, you are merely tapping into another layer of your consciousness: you are remembering what it is like to be a child.