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Summer Holiday Stories

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

A wonderful selection of 22 fantastical summer stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.School's out! So go on a picnic in the woods, visit the seaside or take a trip on a magic aeroplane 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 original stories dating back to the 1930s.

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The Wizard's Umbrella Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

A selection of enchanting stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Ribby the Gnome has a very bad habit: he always borrows things and never brings them back! But when he takes a wizard's umbrella and doesn't return it, he's in for a horrible surprise. The umbrella is magic, and it is very angry! This collection was previously published by Egmont as The Chimney Corner Collection (1947) and contains the following stories:Winkle-Pip Walks OutTrit-Trot the PonyThe Magic Walking-StickThe Snoozy GnomeThe Three Strange TravellersThe Secret CaveThe Proud Little DogThe Little BullyThe Six Little Motor-CarsThe Unkind ChildrenThe Little Paper-FolkThe Tiresome PokerThe Enchanted TableThe Boy Who BoastedThe Disagreeable MonkeyThe Golden EnchanterThe Wizard's UmbrellaThe Little Singing KettleThe Little Brown DuckThe Pixie Who Killed the MoonOld Bufo the ToadThe Boy Who Pulled TailsThe Tales of Mr. SpectaclesThe Goblin's PieFeefo Goes to MarketAdventures of the Sailor DollClickety-ClackThe Enchanted BoneFiddle-De-Dee, the Foolish BrownieThe Elephant and the SnailThe Invisible GnomeMr. Grumpygroo's HatThe Fairy and the PolicemanThe Little Red SquirrelThe Little Walking HouseSly-One's PuzzleMr. Widdle on the TrainWho Stole the Crown?"Tell Me My Name!"Gooseberry WhiskersThe Mean Old ManThe Nice Juicy CarrotThe Dandelion ClockKing Bom's Ice-CreamThe Cat, the Mouse and the FoxThe Bed That Took a WalkThe Brownie's MagicDame Lucky's UmbrellaHe Wouldn't Take the TroubleMuddle's MistakeSilky and the SnailThe Train That Went to FairylandThe Cat That Was ForgottenThe Dog That Wanted a HomeFreckles for a ThrushHe's a Horrid DogHoppetty-Skip and Crawl-AboutThe Lamb Without a MotherMooo-ooo-ooo!Old Ugly, the Water-Grub

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Mr Galliano's Circus Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

A classic selection of stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Mr Galliano's famous circus has come to town! Join young Jimmy Brown and his family as they enter a thrilling world of incredible animals, colourful clowns and daring acrobats. Meet cheeky chimps, kindly elephants, fearsome tigers and one very special little dog called Lucky, as Jimmy discovers what it takes to become part of Mr Galliano's Circus.This book was previously published as The Circus Collection. It comprises three full-length books: Mr. Galliano's Circus (1938), Hurrah for the Circus! (1939) and Circus Days Again (1942), containing 26 stories in total.

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Fireworks in Fairyland Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

A magical selection of stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.This collections of over 50 stories brings together three of Enid Blyton's earliest and most imaginative story collections - The Book of Fairies (1924), The Book of Brownies (1926) and The Book of Pixies (1989), and show Blyton at her most imaginative and playful.Perfect for holidays or rainy day reading, and an ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers.This book was previously published by Egmont as The Magic Folk Collection.

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The Cherry Tree Farm Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton's timeless collection of farm stories, perfect for holidays or rainy days, and an ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers.Benjy, Penny, Rory and Sheila are spending the holidays with their aunt and uncle at Cherry Tree Farm. They play with the animals and learn to feed them, roam the countryside and hunt for the mysterious Tammylan, who lives deep in the woods. Everywhere is teeming with adventure and the children are bound to get into mischief!This collections brings together some of Enid Blyton's earliest and most imaginative stories - The Children of Cherry Tree Farm (1940) and two further stories about the same children, The Children of Willow Farm (1942) and More Adventures at Willow Farm (1943).

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Enid Blyton's Summer Stories

Enid Blyton, Mark Beech
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Mark Beech

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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Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories

Enid Blyton, Mark Beech
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Mark Beech

Enid Blyton's timeless collection of Christmas stories - an ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers.Here is a wonderful selection to read and share. From Santa Claus and his helpers to a family putting up their tree, the characters in these stories embrace the Christmas spirit. There is 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 seventy years.The stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 40s and 60s are. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.The collection contains: The Lost PresentsSanta Claus Gets a ShockA Week Before Christmas; The Christmas Tree Aeroplane Good Gracious, Santa Claus! The Tiny Christmas Tree What Happened on Christmas Eve The Little Reindeer Bell The Very Full StockingIn Santa Claus's Castle What They Did at Miss Brown's SchoolSanta Claus Gets Busy The Christmas Tree FairyThe Little Christmas TreeA Family Christmas -Christmas HolidaysA Family Christmas - Bringing Home the Holly; A Family Christmas -The Curious Mistletoe A Family Christmas - Balder the Bright and Beautiful A Family Christmas - The Christmas Tree A Family Christmas - A Christmassy Afternoon A Family Christmas -Bringing in the Yule LogA Family Christmas -Christmas Carols A Family Christmas -A Visitor in the NightA Family Christmas -The Story of Santa Claus A Family Christmas -Christmas Day

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Enid Blyton's Christmas Tales

Enid Blyton, Mark Beech
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Mark Beech

Enid Blyton's timeless collection of Christmas stories - an ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers.Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories was so popular that readers asked for another collection - and here it is! Nobody captures the spirit of Christmas like Enid Blyton, and in these stories - which are perfect for reading alone or sharing - she describes the excitement of anticipating gifts, the pleasures of making special food, of singing carols, and coming together to share good times with friends and families. As ever with Blyton, there is mischief and mayhem but good always prevails in the end. This is an entirely different set of stories to the ones included in Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories. All stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 40s and 60s. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.The stories in this collection are:One Christmas Eve All the Way to Santa Claus Annabelle's Little Thimble A Coat for the Snowman The Extraordinary Christmas Tree On His Way Home Good Gracious, Santa Claus! No Present for Benny First Walk in December The Christmas Tree Fairy A Christmas Legend The Christmas Bicycle The Battle in the Toyshop A Grand Visitor The Little Carol Singer The Man Who Wasn't Father Christmas A Christmas Wish He Belonged to the Family A Hole in her Stocking Christmas in the Toyshop They Didn't Believe in Santa Claus! Bobbo's Magic Stocking On Christmas Night Little Mrs Millikin Second Walk in December The Magic Snow-bird

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Brer Rabbit Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

It's wits against brawn in the classic tales of Brer Rabbit, re-told by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Brer Rabbit is as clever as can be. He loves to play jokes and tricks on his animal friends, but every now and then they get him back! Join Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and Brer Bear in over 80 short stories re-told by Enid Blyton for children in her own style. This collection contains stories from the books Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Book (1948), Brer Rabbit Again (1963) and Brer Rabbit's a Rascal! (1965) and black and white illustrations.

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Tales of Toyland

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

A timeless collection of 21 Toyland stories to read and share by Enid Blyton, one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Jolly the sailor doll and Tiptoe the fairy doll have had enough. The other toys are terribly mean and don't like it when Jolly sings his jolly sailor songs. They decide to leave and take the express train to Toyland where they will meet all sorts of extraordinary characters like the Wobbly Mr To-and-Fro and the funny Clockwork Clown.Ideal for reading aloud or for confident readers to enjoy alone.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!The Toyland Story Collection was first published in 1944 (also called Tales of Toyland). This edition contains the original text and illustrations by Grace Lodge.The collection contains the following 21 stories:The Poor Fairy Doll, Off to Toyland, Toyland at Last!, Tiptoe and Jolly Give a Party, The Unlucky Clockwork Clown, Where Has Jolly Gone?, Jolly is a Sailor, Mr To-and-Fro's Birthday Party, How Bruiny Came to Live Next Door, A Grand Visitor, We Don't Want to Go to Bed, Mr Put-Em-Right, What Wonderful Adventures, The Girl Who Was Afraid of Dogs, A Tin of Yellow Polish, The Lost Motor Car, The Strange Butterfly, A Present for Granny, The Quarrelsome Bears, The Toy Telephone, Toy Town Adventures

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Enid Blyton's Holiday Stories

Enid Blyton, Mark Beech
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Mark Beech

A wonderful selection of short stories 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.From sandcastles at the beach to enchanted ice-creams, step into the summer with these delightful characters. Adventure, fun and magic can all be found on holiday with Enid Blyton, who has been delighting readers for more than seventy years.The stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 40s and 60s. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.The collection contains:At Seaside CottageThe Magic Ice CreamWagger Goes to the ShowA Surprise for JimmyThe Twins Get in a FixThe Enchanted CloakAdventure Up a TreeJohn's HankyThe Magic Watering CanPeppermint RockThe Donkey on the SandsIn the Middle of the NightA Bit of Blue SkyThe Smugglers' CavesMr Gobo's Green GrassSmokey and the SeagullAdventures Under the SeaAn Exciting AfternoonLazy lennyPink Paint for a PixieShut The GateLook Out for the Elephant!Stayinh with Auntie SueA Puppy in WonderlandThe Three SailorsThe Magic Seaweed

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Billy-Bob Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Billy-Bob and his friends find adventure wherever they go in these sixteen classic short stories by Enid Blyton - one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Billy-Bob lives in a little house in a village with his parents, his sister Belinda and Wags, the mischievous dog. Wherever Billy-Bob goes, Belinda and Wags like to go too - and they have lots of great adventures!Find out what happens when cheeky Wags chases a farmer's hens, or when Belinda gets lost in the woods. And what will Wags do when a big naughty boy throws Belinda's doll into the pond?Ideal for reading aloud or for confident readers to enjoy alone.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!First published in 1936, this edition contains the original text, illustrations and the following stories:Billy-Bob and Belinda Go Shopping, Billy-Bob Has a Surprise, Billy-Bob Does Some Gardening, Wags Gets Into Trouble, Billy-Bob Goes For a Picnic, Billy-Bob and the Kite, Billy-Bob and the Pink Teapot, Billy-Bob's Mother Has a Birthday, No Jam For Tea, The Big Naughty Boy, Billy-Bob Goes to a Party, Billy-Bob Loses Wags, Safe in Billy-Bob's Pocket, Billy-Bob and the Cobbler, The New Little Kitten, Belinda's Birthday-House

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Christmas Treats

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Delight in the magic of Christmas with this bumper collection of 29 short stories from the world's best-loved storyteller! Ideal for reading aloud, or for children over 7 to read alone! Curl up with this collection of festive short stories by Enid Blyton. From the proud rocking horse who learns the gift of giving to a snowman befriended by elves, these joyful tales celebrate the true spirit of Christmas. With lots of humour and fantastic characters, these stories will appeal to newly confident readers for reading alone as well as to younger children being read to.Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are the perfect introduction to her writing. Praise for Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories:'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'Shared excitement and laughter, a little bit of mischief and plenty of delicious food are all mixed together with a pinch of magic and lots of Christmas joy' - Carousel

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Easter Stories

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Delight in this collection of 25 short stories, full of the buzz and excitement of spring - the perfect Easter present! The stories are an ideal length for reading aloud in a classroom or at bedtime. With lots of humour and fantastic characters, this collection will appeal to newly confident readers to read alone as well as to younger children being read to.Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of readers.

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Stories for Five-year-olds

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

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Stories of Wizards and Witches

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Get ready for broomstick rides and bubbling cauldrons in these magical short stories from Enid Blyton - ideal for reading aloud, or for children over 7 to read alone! This bumper collection of 25 short stories is populated by every sort of magical and mysterious creature, from a grumpy wizard who is ouwitted by an elf to pixie who rides on a rabbit. The stories are the perfect length for reading aloud in a classroom or at bedtime. With lots of humour and fantastic characters, these will appeal to newly confident readers to read alone as well as to younger children being read to.Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of readers.

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The Book of Brownies

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

The naughty Brownies are turned out of Fairyland in this classic story by Enid Blyton - one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Hop, Skip and Jump love nothing more than to cause mayhem. But when a wicked witch cheats them, the three Brownies are blamed for the disappearance of the fairy-princess Peronel. The angry King banishes the Brownies; they are not to return to Fairyland until they find their 'Goodness'.Goblins, giants and many more magical creatures await them in the dangerous unknown. Will the Brownies rescue the fairy-princess and how does one find one's 'Goodness'?Ideal for reading aloud or for confident readers to enjoy alone.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!First published in 1926, this edition contains the original text and illustrations.

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