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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins is an ex English and Drama teacher turned award-winning writer. She has written the My Funny Family series for younger readers, but is probably best known for her teen novels, which have gained her two nominations for Queen of Teen. Here she talks to Graham Marks about how she became a writer, tells us some of her writing secrets and talks about her latest novel, The Day I Met Suzie.

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Summer Adventure Stories

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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Animal Stories

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

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Springtime Stories

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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Secret Seven Adventure

Enid Blyton
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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.In book two a priceless pearl necklace goes missing. The Secret Seven are first off the mark to catch the thief. Why? Because they saw him making his escape! Now all they have to do is find the necklace.First published in 1950, this audio download contains the original text and is unabridged.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013

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Five Have A Wonderful Time

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks!In book eleven, the Famous Five are on an adventurous holiday in horse-drawn caravans. They discover a ruined castle that looks deserted. But is that a face at the window? Or is it a trick of the light?Just who is hiding in the castle?Fantastic new cover art by Laura Ellen Anderson will draw young readers into this accessible timeless classic.

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Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five and a Half-Term Adventure

Enid Blyton, Jamie Littler
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Enid Blyton, Jamie Littler

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. George's dog Timmy sniffs out an adventure when he spots some suspicious-looking passengers on a train. He is very interested in one of them, but what has he spotted?Can the Famous Five solve this mystery?In addition to the Famous Five novels, Enid Blyton wrote a clutch of short stories based on the characters. These were published in magazines and collected in the Famous Five Short Story Collection (Hodder). For the first time, the complete and original text of Five and a Half-Term Adventure (1956) appears in an individual volume, illustrated with brand new colour art by Jamie Littler.

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The Secret Seven

Enid Blyton
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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.It's their first adventure and the Secret Seven super-sleuths are already on the trail of a mystery!The gang are dressed in disguise, following a lead to a spooky old house in the snow...First published in 1949, this audio download contains the original text and is unabridged.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013

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Well Done, Secret Seven

Enid Blyton
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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.In book three, the Secret Seven have a new meeting place - a treehouse! But someone else is using it too. The gang are furious, but then they learn the intruder is in big trouble and needs their help. Can the Seven come to the rescue?First published in 1951, this audio download contains the original text and is unabridged.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013

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Go Ahead, Secret Seven

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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Good Work, Secret Seven

Enid Blyton
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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.In book six, Peter and Janet are the only witnesses when a car is stolen. They saw the thieves, and now the whole of the Secret Seven are involved. But when they realise they're on the trail of a dangerous gang, the Seven don't feel quite so brave.Have they taken on too much this time? First published in 1954, this audio download contains the original text and is unabridged.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013

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Secret Seven Win Through

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! These timeless stories are perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. Also available in audiobook! In book seven, the Secret Seven have a fantastic new hiding place, but somebody else has been using it too. Whoever it is is going there at night, and the gang are determined to catch the cheeky intruder, whatever it takesSolve the mystery! Cover and inside illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross, illustrator of David Walliams's books. The story was first published in 1955. This edition features the classic text and comes with a Bonus Blyton section at the back with quizzes, puzzles and other bonus extras! Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder and Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.

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Good Old Secret Seven

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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The Naughtiest Girl: Naughtiest Girl Saves the Day & Well Done, The Naughtiest Girl

Enid Blyton, Anne Digby
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Enid Blyton, Anne Digby
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The Naughtiest Girl: Naughtiest Girl Keeps a Secret & Naughtiest Girl Helps a Friend

Anne Digby, Enid Blyton
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Anne Digby, Enid Blyton

In Enid Blyton's bestselling school series Elizabeth Allen is sent away to boarding school and makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been.Book 05: Naughtiest Girl Keeps A SecretElizabeth intends never to be naughty again. But when John entrusts her with his secret, the naughtiest girl finds herself in deeper trouble than ever ...Book 06: Naughtiest Girl Helps A FriendThe school goes camping and the Naughtiest Girl means to be well-behaved. But horrible Arabella is sleeping in the very same tent and busy stirring up trouble for Elizabeth's best friend, Joan ...Between 1940 and 1952, Enid Blyton wrote four novels about Naughtiest Girl, Elizabeth Allen. Books 5-10 are authorised sequels of the series written by Anne Digby in 1999. This audio download contains two novels which are abridged and dramatised with a full cast.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2008

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The Naughtiest Girl: Naughtiest Girl Is A Monitor & Here's The Naughtiest Girl

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

In Enid Blyton's bestselling school series Elizabeth Allen is sent away to boarding school and makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been.Book 03: Naughtiest Girl Is A MonitorElizabeth Allen is delighted to be chosen to be a school monitor. But she soon finds out just what a responsible job it is. The harder she tries, the worse she behaves! Will the naughtiest girl in the school EVER learn to be good?Book 04: Here's The Naughtiest GirlThere's a new boy in Elizabeth's class. He's sulky and grumpy and he'll do anything to show Elizabeth up. She means to keep her temper, but it's not so easy for someone who was once the naughtiest girl in the school ...Between 1940 and 1952, Enid Blyton wrote four novels about Naughtiest Girl, Elizabeth Allen. This audio download contains two novels which are abridged and dramatised with a full cast.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2007

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Five Run Away Together & Five on Finniston Farm

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. Featuring two exciting dramatised adventures in one!Five Run Away TogetherThe Famous Five discover that someone has been on George's island. And what is locked in the mysterious trunk hidden on Kirrin Island? The friends think they're on the trail of smugglers - until they hear a child scream...Five on Finniston FarmThe Five hunt for the lost dungeons of a ruined castle on Finniston Farm. They are determined to find them, and whatever they hide, but they are not alone. Can the Famous Five get there first?(P) Hodder Children's Books 2006

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Five Go to Mystery Moor & Five On Kirrin Island Again

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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Famous Five: Famous Five Giftbox (2,5,7,8)

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton
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The Famous Five Short Story Collection

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.A mysterious light on Kirrin Island, a stolen safe, a bag hidden in the woods, a runaway horse, dog thieves, a Christmas Eve robbery - they all mean a whole lot of fun for The Famous Five! Read all about their exciting adventures in this delightful collection of short stories. Short stories included: Five have a puzzling time; George's hair is too long; Good old Timmy!; A lazy afternoon; Well done, Famous Five!; Five and a half-term adventure; Happy Christmas, Five!; When Timmy chased the cat!(P) Hodder Children's Books 2007

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Well Done, Secret Seven & Secret Seven on the Trail

Enid Blyton
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Enid Blyton