Enid Blyton is one of the most beloved children’s authors and her stories have been capturing the imagination of new readers for generations. From The Famous Five to The Secret Seven everyone has a favourite Enid Blyton book.
Enid Blyton was born in London on the 11 of August 1897, over 120 years but her appeal hasn’t diminished. She has written over 7,500 short stories and novellas, there is no doubt that Enid was a prolific writer.
Here are 5 reasons why you introduce Enid Blyton books to your kids:
- Fantastic storytelling that helps to develop your kid’s imagination
- They’re full of action and adventure
- Will encourage your kids to get away from modern gizmos and gadgets
- They’re full of life lessons
- With over 7,500 short stories and novellas and different genre’s, there will be a book for kids is almost certain to fall in love with.
Here are some of my favourite Enid Blyton books which I think you would love.
Welcome to The Enchanted Wood and follow the adventures of Joe, Beth and Frannie in The Enchanted Tree. This series is one of Enid Blyton’s most classic series. Get ready to embark on a magical adventure in The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Folk of the Faraway Tree and Up The Faraway Tree. This is Enid Blyton’s most magical series.
At Malory Towers, there’s more to life than lessons. Join Darrell Rivers and her friends as they work hard and play harder at this boarding school. This series captures the crazy life of boarding school which you will enjoy over and over again.
The Adventure series follows the group as they get into all sorts of adventures on an island, at sea, on a mountain, almost everywhere.
This 22 book set brings together the complete library of Enid Blyton’s classic tales of The Famous Five. Follow the gang: Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they go on mysteries, hunt from secrets and take part in sorts of adventures.
The Secret Seven is one Enid Blyton’s most popular series and is full of action and adventure that children of all ages will love. Follow Peter, Janet, Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George, together they are The Secret Seven, ready to solve any mystery, any time!
Amelia Jane is big, bad and the terror of the toy cupboard! The Amelia Jane series is great children just starting their very first chapter books. You can get the complete 5 book collection of Amelia Jane from Books 2 Door.
Welcome to St Clare’s School home to the O’Sullivan twins, Pat and Isabel. Join the young ladies as they venture through school life and go from evil first formers to grown-up head girls, with a lot of midnight feasts and practical jokes, tricks and games! Perfect for readers 9+.