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.

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.

Fünf Freunde im alten Turm


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3641170893
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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Winterferien in den Bergen! Die Fünf Freunde sind begeistert. In der Nähe ihrer Unterkunft befindet sich ein alter Turm, in dem eine verrückte alte Frau mit ihrem Hund leben soll. Die Einheimischen erzählen sich, dass der Turm häufig in einen dichten, flimmernden Nebel eingehüllt sei und der Berg darunter magnetisch wäre. Die Freunde glauben nicht an diese Schauermärchen, bis eines nachts die Erde bebt ...

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.

The Circus Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405265966
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 596
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Meet the elephants, monkeys and clowns and step into the ring of the most famous circus of them all! Finally back in print The Circus Collection is one of Enid Blyton's finest adventure series. Packed with imaginative characters, full of wonder, and bursting with excitement, these tales will delight children everywhere!

Poppy Pym und der gestohlene Rubin


Author: Laura Wood
Publisher: Egmont
ISBN: 3505138053
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 320
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Willkommen in Poppys Welt! Hier gibt es Zuckerwatte und Popcorn zum Frühstück, einen zahmen Löwen namens Butterblume als besten Freund und Jonglieren und Seiltanz als Lieblingsfächer. So sieht Poppys Zirkusleben aus – bis kurz vor ihrem zwölften Geburtstag. Da nämlich kommt sie aufs Internat. Dort sorgt nicht nur Poppy, sondern auch eine ägyptische Ausstellung für Trubel. Denn auf einem geheimnisvollen Rubin soll ein böser Fluch lasten. Und mit einem Mal ist dieser Rubin auch noch wie vom Erdboden verschluckt! Poppy und ihre neuen Freunde wittern ein spannendes Abenteuer ...

The Enchanted Wood


Author: Enid Blyton,Jan McCafferty
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781405230278
Category: Children's stories
Page: 247
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Encourage a new generation to be whisked away by Enid Blyton's magical stories!

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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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 Amelia Jane Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781405265447
Category: Amelia Jane (Fictitious character)
Page: 448
View: 1405

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Naughty Amelia Jane, Amelia Jane is Naughty Again and Amelia Jane Gets Into Trouble. In these hilarious stories, the terror of the toy cupboard, the rag doll Amelia Jane, has all sorts of exciting adventures. One thing's for sure- not many of the other toys get the better of Amelia Jane!

The Magic Faraway Tree


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781405230285
Category: Children's stories
Page: 209
View: 5416

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The Amelia Jane Collection


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780315139
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 448
View: 2424

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Three classic children’s stories in one bumper book from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. Amelia Jane is big, bad and the terror of the toy cupboard! Naughty Amelia Jane is back in this bind up of three classic storybooks by Enid Blyton: Naughty Amelia Jane, Amelia Jane is Naughty Again and Amelia Jane Gets Into Trouble. In these hilarious stories, the terror of the toy cupboard, the rag doll Amelia Jane, has all sorts of exciting adventures. One thing's for sure- not many of the other toys get the better of Amelia Jane! Three fantastic books all wrapped into one about the naughtiest of Blyton’s characters. 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 Amelia Jane stories have charmed generations of children – they are as memorable and full of child appeal as any of her other characters. And they are as popular today as they have ever been.

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 siblings Peter and Janet, and Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George. Together they are The Secret Seven - ready to solve any mystery, any time - in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 mystery novels. 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 Mystery Series


Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405275620
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 688
View: 5742

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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"

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