Enid Blyton - Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories - Hachette Children's Group

Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories

By Enid Blyton

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Celebrate Christmas with one of the world's best-loved children's authors in this sparkly collection of stories.

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. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.

The collection contains:
The Lost Presents
Santa Claus Gets a Shock
A 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 Stocking
In Santa Claus's Castle
What They Did at Miss Brown's School
Santa Claus Gets Busy
The Christmas Tree Fairy
The Little Christmas Tree
A Family Christmas -Christmas Holidays
A 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 Log
A Family Christmas -Christmas Carols
A Family Christmas -A Visitor in the Night
A Family Christmas -The Story of Santa Claus
A Family Christmas -Christmas Day

Biographical Notes

Enid Blyton was born in East Dulwich, South London, in 1897. She wrote over six hundred books in her lifetime, including many of the 20th century's most popular children's series. Some of her best-known works include the Famous Five, the Secret Seven, Malory Towers, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Wishing Chair and Noddy. Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers and is consistently voted a children's favourite in reader polls.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444928464
  • Publication date: 03 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 360
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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
Hodder Children's Books

Jolly Good Food!

Enid Blyton, Allegra McEvedy
Authors:
Enid Blyton, Allegra McEvedy
Hodder Children's Books

The Famous Five Treasury

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

This beautiful large-format anthology of Famous Five short stories and favourite scenes, plus fun facts, history and puzzles, is fully illustrated in colour by Laura Ellen Anderson, who has reimagined the Five for young readers today. Meet all the friendly pets the Famous Five have encountered, join the group on their travels and share their delicious feasts. This is the perfect gift for fans - and to introduce new readers to Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy. Join the adventure!Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Famous Five, Enid Blyton's most famous and well-loved characters, with this lavish new collection.

Hodder Children's Books

The Case of the Broken Game

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

Noddy and the Sleepy Toys

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

A sweet and simple story in a board book, just the right size for small hands to hold - perfect for fans of Noddy, the fantastic new animation on Milkshake, Channel 5.There's work to be done in Toyland - so why are all the builders snoozing? It's time for Noddy, Toyland Detective, to find out.

Hodder Children's Books

Board Book

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

Big Stickers for Tiny Hands

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Noddy and friends from the hit Milkshake TV show feature in this fantastic new toddler sticker book, containing over 30 large stickers - perfect for little hands to hold and use.Big colourful scenes and plenty of stickers make this an ideal sticker book for fun play. Let your toddler's imagination run riot! Ideal for fans of the hit TV animation, Noddy, Toyland Detective, screening every weekday morning on Milkshake, Channel 5.

Hodder Children's Books

Toyland Story Collection

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

Hodder Children's Books

Five O'Clock Tales

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

Six O'Clock Tales

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

Seven O'Clock Tales

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

Twenty-eight magical short stories to enjoy round the clock from one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Follow Edward the very brave pink teddy bear as he rescues his owner, Elsie, from a dark wood. Meet a naughty toy clown who gets a nasty fright when he cooks some sweets. And feels sorry for poor Binny and Tucker as they get scrubbed in Dame Sooky's magic wash-tub.Ideal for bedtime, reading aloud or alone, these magical short stories for 5-8 year-olds will enchant a new generation of children.Look out for more O'Clock tales: Five O'Clock Tales, Six O'Clock Tales, Seven O'Clock Tales and Eight O'Clock Tales.Enid Blyton has been delighting readers for more than seventy years with her endless summers of fun, adventure and magic. 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 1943, this edition contains the original text, illustrations and the following stories: The Enchanted Shoe-Lace; That Little Red Imp; The Little Fat Dormouse; The Greedy Black Golliwog; Timothy Toad; Brer Rabbit Gets in a Fix; The Polite Little Boy; The Skippetty Shoes; Jerry's Lost Temper; Mr. Tickles' Green Pen; Good Old Tinker-Dog!; Janet and Her Friends; Inside the Dolls' House; The Cross Little Girl; The Stupid Donkey; Clever Old Jumbo; A Surprise For Mr. Widdle; A Basket of Brownies; The Very Fine Tail; Mister Stupid and Too-Smart; The Little Boy Who Cried; The Pink Teddy-Bear; When the Stars Fell Down; Poor Mister Greedy!; The Great Big Dog; Get On, Little Donkey!; The Magic Wash-Tub; The Lonely Rabbit; The Little Bag of Salt; Poor Sally Simple!

Hodder Children's Books

Eight O'Clock Tales

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

Billy-Bob Story Collection

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

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.

Hodder Children's Books

Summer Holiday Stories

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton
Hodder Children's Books

The Secret Seven Collection 4

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton

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 10: Puzzle For The Secret Seven (first published in 1958) In book ten, the gang witness the horror of a house going up in flames. Then there's the theft of a very valuable violin. Are the two incidents connected? The Seven mean to use all their detective know-how to find out!Book 11: Secret Seven Fireworks (first published in 1959) In book eleven, Jack's little sister, Susie, is so annoying! The Secret Seven are furious when they discover she's formed her own "detective gang"! Then some money is stolen, and Susie is a chief suspect. The Seven can't quite believe it - Susie wouldn't do anything that bad... would she?Book 12: Good Old Secret Seven (first published in 1960) In book twelve, there are strange happenings indeed at Torling Castle! Someone is hiding out in the ruined tower, making the resident jackdaws very unsettled. Who is it, and what do they want? The Secret Seven are on it.This collection features the original text and artwork.

Hodder Children's Books

2: The Humbug Adventure

Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Tony Ross

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.When the gang go star-gazing, they soon get bored and spy on the town - and see someone setting a haystack on fire. Will the Seven act fast enough to save the barn?In addition to the Secret Seven novels, Enid Blyton wrote six short stories based on the characters which are published in The Secret Seven Short Story Collection (Hodder). The stories are also available in individual volumes, divided into chapters to make them ideal for newly confident readers. They have been illustrated in full colour by Tony Ross.

Hodder Children's Books

3: An Afternoon With the Secret Seven

Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Tony Ross

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.Peter is running the hoopla-stall, but when Fred offers him a pony ride, Scamper is left in charge. When Peter returns Scamper and the money are missing!In addition to the Secret Seven novels, Enid Blyton wrote six short stories based on the characters which are published in The Secret Seven Short Story Collection (Hodder). The stories are also available in individual volumes, divided into chapters to make them ideal for newly confident readers. They have been illustrated in full colour by Tony Ross.

Hodder Children's Books

4: Where Are The Secret Seven?

Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
Hodder Children's Books

5: Hurry, Secret Seven, Hurry!

Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Tony Ross

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.An injured signalman tries to give his rescuers an important message - but only the Secret Seven can understand it! Can the Seven act fast enough to prevent a disaster?In addition to the Secret Seven novels, Enid Blyton wrote six short stories based on the characters which are published in The Secret Seven Short Story Collection (Hodder). The stories are also available in individual volumes, divided into chapters to make them ideal for newly confident readers. They have been illustrated in full colour by Tony Ross.

Hodder Children's Books

Five On A Hike Together

Enid Blyton
Authors:
Enid Blyton