Enid Blyton's Summer Stories

Enid Blyton's Summer Stories : Contains 27 classic tales

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A wonderful selection of 27 short stories about holidays by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton. Ideal for reading aloud, or for children from about 7 years old to read alone.

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!

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; Christina's Kite; The Galloping Seahorse
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 27mm | 285g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444931229
  • 9781444931228
  • 75,884

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A nostalgic celebration of the simple pleasures in life - what could be more delightful than a trip to the seaside? * Little London * This wonderful selection of stories is published in time for the holiday season. Blyton's stories are more than 70 years old and still appeal to children today who love going to the seaside, on picnics or to summer fairs. * Dorset Echo * A lovely collection of timeless stories * TheSchoolrun.com * A new collection of charmingly old-fashioned short stories complete with picnics, elves, fairies and enchanted toadstools * Daily Express *
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About Enid Blyton

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 700 books and about 2,000 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.
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