The Wishing Chair Omnibus


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Dean Children's Books
ISBN: 9780603568039
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 511
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The wishing-chair takes Peter and Mollie on lots of strange and wonderful adventures. Visit the Land of Spells, the Snoogle's castle and a disapearing island, meeting many different characters along the way! FEATURING THE STORIES: The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, The Wising-Chair Again, More Wishing-Chair Stories

The Brer Rabbit Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315171
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 560
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The fantastic bumper volume of classic stories from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. Brer Rabbit will never learn! He loves to play jokes, tricks and set traps for his friends – but once in a while, they beat him at his own game! These timeless stories of the briar patch trickster are re-told in Blyton’s hugely popular and successful style. This collection contains many Brer Rabbit stories from the books Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Book, Brer Rabbit Again and Brer Rabbit's a Rascal. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. In these three Brer Rabbit stories, readers can enjoy all the magic, fun and adventure one can be guaranteed of when they open a Blyton classic. Short chapters and beautiful illustrations make Brer Rabbit perfect bedtime reading for children aged six and upwards. A richly nostalgic offering for grandparents and parents to share with the next generation of Blyton fans. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Enid takes her place alongside Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, and A. A. Milne as one of Britain’s true heritage children’s authors. 'Her books were terrific page-turners in the way no others were' – Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse.

The Mysteries Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315708
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 688
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A fantastic bumper volume of classic stories from a much-loved author. The Mystery series follows the adventures of 'The Five Find Outers'- Pip, Bets, Larry, Daisy and Fatty, as they solve the most mysterious cases with the help of their dog Buster. This first volume collects the first three stories in the series: The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage, The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat and The Mystery of the Secret Room. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time. Thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree­, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven, she has sold over 400 million books in more than 40 languages worldwide. Her Mysteries stories have charmed generations of children – and they are as popular today as they have ever been.

Popular Children's Literature in Britain


Author: Julia Briggs,Dennis Butts,Matthew Orville Grenby
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781840142426
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 342
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Responding to the astonishing success of J. K. Rowling and other contemporary authors, the editors of this timely volume take up the challenge of assessing the complex interplay of forces that have generated, and sometimes sustained, the popularity of children's books. Ranging from eighteenth-century chapbooks to the stories of Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl, and from science schoolbooks to Harry Potter, these essays show how authorial talent operates within its cultural context to make a children's classic.

The Secret Seven Collection 2


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444925091
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 432
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The Secret Seven are ready to solve any mystery, any time! This 3-in-1 collection contains books 4-6 in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 novels, perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. Book 4: Secret Seven on the Trail (first published in 1952) Something mysterious is going on at Tigger's Barn, and the Seven are intrigued. When Jack overhears a strange conversation, it's time for the Seven to leap into action ... Book 5: Go Ahead, Secret Seven (first published in 1953) What exactly is the sinister-looking man up to and why does he want to get George into trouble? Will the Seven get to the bottom of the mystery before it's too late? Book 6: Good Work, Secret Seven (first published in 1954) A car is stolen and Peter and Janet are the only witnesses. But have the Seven got themselves too deep into a mystery that is beyond their powers to solve? This collection features the original text. Both cover and inside illustrations were created by Tony Ross in 2013,

The Magic Faraway Tree Collection

3 Books in 1
Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315376
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 688
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The Magic Faraway Tree Collection contains all three much-loved books in the Faraway Tree series by the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, it proves to be the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure – there’ll be adventures waiting whatever happens. Enid Blyton’s funny, magical adventure stories have become true classics, loved by millions and still selling thousands of copies every year. She is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven.

The St. Clare's Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315910
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 544
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A fantastic bumper volume of classic stories from a much-loved author. The O’Sullivan twins and their friends are back in this collection recounting their middle years at the famous boarding school. There are some new arrivals who cause a commotion, but as tricks are played and hidden talents revealed, the girls find a way to get along together- or most of them do! This volume collects books 4-6 in the series, Second Form at St. Clare’s, Third Form at St. Clare’s and Kitty at St. Clare’s. Books 5 & 6 are by Pamela Cox.

St. Clare's: The First Year


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315902
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 576
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A collection of classic children’s stories from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. School life has never been so splendid. Jolly hockey sticks! It's the twins' first year at St Clare's - that means three terms of adventures in the same volume for the first time! The Twins at St Clare's - Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan plan to give everyone at their new school a few surprises. But it's them who are in for a shock... The O'Sullivan Twins - Pat and Isabel are determined to work hard this term. But it's just so tempting to play a few tricks on Mam'zelle... Summer Term at St Clare's. New girl Carlotta has a secret past! What will happen when sneaky Prudence tells the rest of the class? Watch out! There's trouble at St Clare's! Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree­, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Her school stories – including the St Clare’s and Malory Towers series are the perfect books for girls who are experiencing their own adventure at school.

The Folk of the Faraway Tree


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781405230575
Category: Children's stories
Page: 209
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Encourage a new generation to be whisked away by Enid Blyton's magical stories!

The Book That Made Me

A Collection of 32 Personal Stories
Author: Judith Ridge
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763696722
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Page: 256
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What if you could look inside your favorite authors’ heads and see the book that led them to become who they are today? What was the book that made them fall in love, or made them understand something for the first time? What was the book that made them feel challenged in ways they never knew they could be, emotionally, intellectually, or politically? What book made them readers, or made them writers, or made them laugh, think, or cry? Join thirty-one top children’s and young adult authors as they explore the books, stories, and experiences that changed them as readers — for good. Some of the contributors include: Ambelin Kwaymullina Mal Peet Shaun Tan Markus Zusak Randa Abdel-Fattah Alison Croggon Ursula Dubosarsky Simon French Jaclyn Moriarty

Growing Children, Thriving Children

Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awareness
Author: Lou Harvey-Zahra
Publisher: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782505768
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 224
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No longer little children, but not yet teenagers, children in the primary school years (between seven and twelve) face big emotional, social, psychological and physical changes. How can parents best support their children whilst also embracing their growing independence? Inspired by the Waldorf approach to child development, Lou Harvey-Zahra explains the three major transitions, or 'rubicons', of middle childhood at ages seven, nine and twelve. She offers practical tips and guidance to help parents through the challenges of the middle years, including: Creative solutions for common discipline issues Helpful routines for busy households to strengthen family bonds Suggested responses to tricky childhood questions Sensitive advice to help children manage anger and anxiety Growing Children, Thriving Children empowers parents to navigate the middle years with confidence.

The Enchanted Wood


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405267342
Category: Children's stories
Page: 272
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When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? There'll be adventures waiting for them, whatever happens!

The Mystery Series


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405275620
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 688
View: 8163

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Follow the "Five Find-Outers" - Pip, Bets, Larry, Daisy, Fatty, and Buster - as they solve the most unusual mysteries. Each comprising three books, collect all five volumes for the complete "Mystery Series."The first volume collects the first three stories in the series: "The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage""The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat""The Mystery of the Secret Room"

An Elm Creek Quilts Collection

Three Novels in the New York Times Bestselling Series
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439197792
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 736
View: 1812

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Three novelscover the lives of quilters from the American Civil War to the present day.

The Magic Faraway Tree


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781405230285
Category: Children's stories
Page: 209
View: 7589

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Encourage a new generation to be whisked away by Enid Blyton's magical stories!

Mission Tales


Author: Helen M. Roberts
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1620955873
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 100
View: 3551

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Mission Tales is a seven-volume collection of wonderfully illustrated children’s stories. Each volume contains three interesting, informative, and delightful stories, enjoyed by readers of all ages, but primarily intended for adolescents aged 7-12 years old. Each story is based on historical accounts relating to one of California’s twenty-one missions. A brief historical overview, along with a calendar of historical events, is included for each Mission. These books are perfect for schools, libraries, and for every child’s bookshelf. Volume 1 contains the following: The Miracle Ship (Mission San Diego) - A tale of the beginning of the famous California Missions and the first critical year at San Diego. Father Peyri’s Shadows (Mission San Luis Rey) - Father Peyri’s surprising reward to two Indian students. The Two-Tailed Comet (Mission San Juan Capistrano) - The struggle of a young Indian against the terrifying superstitions of his People.