Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author. She wrote over 600 books and hundreds of short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.
Nobody captures the spirit of Christmas like Enid Blyton. These timeless tales are passed on from generation to generation and are ideal for reading alone or sharing ... There is nothing to add to Enid Blyton's popularity as a storyteller even today, and any young child would look forward to finding this particular book in its stocking on Christmas Day * Dorset Echo Series * Derring do and seasonal cheer are celebrated in this new collection of stories from Enid Blyton * Country Life * With a dash of mischief and a smattering of nostalgia, this collection of short stories is perfect from reading together beside the Christmas tree * Little London * A wonderful selection to read and share. Mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food - many of the ingredients which have been delighting Enid Blyton's readers for more than 70 years. * Western Morning News *