The summer holidays are made for reading Enid Blyton; no writer better understands the sheer pleasure of being out of school with empty days stretching ahead. There are all sorts of stories in this collection, lots of pixies and magic, but stories of ordinary life too, most often featuring kind, generous children getting their reward. Delicious food, of course, features in nearly every one! Children devour Blyton’s stories today with as much delight as they ever have, and this bright, attractive book is perfect summer reading. ~ Andrea Reece
A wonderful selection of 27 holiday stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton. School's out! So go on a picnic, visit the seaside or throw coconuts at the fair in this
enchanting collection of stories perfect for summer holidays. Enid Blyton has been delighting readers for more than seventy years with her endless summers of magic, fun and adventure. Enid's best-loved characters include Noddy the wooden boy, Timmy the dog from The Famous Five and the mischievous twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan from the much-loved boarding school series St Clare's!
The stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 40s and 60s. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.
This collection contains the original stories dating back to the 1940s: The Fish That Got Away; The Enchanted Toadstool; Jimmy and the Elephant Man; The Little Button Elves; The Girl Who Was Left Behind; A Story of Magic Strawberries; The Marvellous Pink Vase; When Mollie Missed the Bus; A Bit of Good Luck; The Surprising Buns; Pretty-Star the Pony; The Stolen Shadow; On Jimmy's Birthday; Bonzo Gets Into Trouble; The Roundabout Man; The Fairies' Shoemaker; Something Funny Going On; The Little Toy-Maker; Billy's Bicycle; That Girl Next Door!; The Boy Who Never Put Things Back; Policeman Billy; Think Hard, Boatman; The Wishing Spells; The Girl Who Had Hiccups; C hristina's Kite; The Galloping Seahorse
|Publication date:||30th June 2016|
|Publisher:||Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Classic Fiction|
Enid Blyton is one of the most-loved authors in children’s publishing. With over 700 titles published, Enid Blyton’s stories remain timeless classics, adored by children throughout the world. Soon after Enid Blyton was born in 1897, she fell gravely ill with whooping cough. Her father, Thomas Blyton stayed up with her night after night until her cough subsided and she recovered. From that time on, Enid followed her father wherever he went, and it was through her father that she developed a love of nature and animals – an enthusiasm which stayed with her throughout her ...More About Enid Blyton