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

Enid Blyton's Summer Stories

Contains 27 classic tales

By Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Mark Beech

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Spend the summer with one of the world's best-loved storytellers, Enid Blyton.

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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  • ISBN: 9781444931228
  • Publication date: 30 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 360
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A new collection of charmingly old-fashioned short stories complete with picnics, elves, fairies and enchanted toadstools — Daily Express
A lovely collection of timeless stories — TheSchoolrun.com
This wonderful selection of stories is published in time for the holiday season. Blyton's stories are more than 70 years old and still appeal to children today who love going to the seaside, on picnics or to summer fairs. — Dorset Echo
A nostalgic celebration of the simple pleasures in life - what could be more delightful than a trip to the seaside? — Little London
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