The Enid Blyton Society

Book Reviews

We have 290 book reviews in our database. These are added periodically so please keep checking back. Contact Tony Summerfield if you'd like to add a review for a book that's not already listed here. Note that not all submissions are accepted.

Adventure Series
The Island of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Castle of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Valley of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Sea of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Mountain of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Ship of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Circus of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
The River of Adventure Review by Anita Bensoussane
Adventurous Four
The Adventurous Four Review by David Cook
The Adventurous Four Again Review by David Cook
Amelia Jane
Naughty Amelia Jane! Review by Terry Gustafson
Barker Bedside Books
My Enid Blyton Bedside Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Barney Mystery Series
The Rockingdown Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Rilloby Fair Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
Ring o' Bells Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Rubadub Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Rat-a-Tat Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Ragamuffin Mystery Review by Anita Bensoussane
Belinda
Humpty Dumpty and Belinda Review by Terry Gustafson
Father Christmas and Belinda Review by Terry Gustafson
Birns 1927 Series
The Exciting Birthday (No. 2) Review by Terry Gustafson
Birns 1930 Series
The Luck of the Laytons (No. 4) Review by Terry Gustafson
Tricked on the Track Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom Series
Bom the Little Toy Drummer Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom and his Magic Drumstick Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom Goes Adventuring Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom Goes to Ho Ho Village Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom and the Rainbow Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom and the Clown Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom Goes to Magic Town Review by Terry Gustafson
Bom at the Seaside Review by Terry Gustafson
Brockhampton Bedtime Series
The Very Clever Rabbit Review by Terry Gustafson
Brockhampton Little Books
Tales About Toys (Little Book No. 1) Review by Terry Gustafson
What an Adventure (Little Book No. 2) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Proud Golliwog (Little Book No. 3) Review by Terry Gustafson
Hello Twins (Little Book No. 4) Review by Terry Gustafson
Teddy Bear's Party (Little Book No. 5) Review by Terry Gustafson
Come to the Circus (Little Book No. 6) Review by Terry Gustafson
At Appletree Farm (Little Book No. 7) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Mad Teapot (Little Book No. 8) Review by Terry Gustafson
Come Along Twins (Little Book No. 9) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Train That Lost Its Way (Little Book No. 10) Review by Terry Gustafson
Polly Piglet (Little Book No. 11) Review by Terry Gustafson
Jolly Little Jumbo (Little Book No. 12) Review by Terry Gustafson
Here Come the Twins (Little Book No. 13) Review by Terry Gustafson
Visitors in the Night (Little Book No. 14) Review by Terry Gustafson
What a Surprise (Little Book No. 15) Review by Terry Gustafson
Fun With the Twins (Little Book No. 16) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Golliwog Grumbled (Little Book No. 17) Review by Terry Gustafson
Trouble for the Twins (Little Book No. 18) Review by Terry Gustafson
Brockhampton Nursery Series
The Dear Old Snow Man Review by Terry Gustafson
Oh! What a Lovely Time Review by Terry Gustafson
Brockhampton Picture Books
Come to the Circus Review by Terry Gustafson
Polly Piglet Review by Terry Gustafson
At Appletree Farm Review by Terry Gustafson
Jolly Little Jumbo Review by Terry Gustafson
The Runaway Kitten Review by Terry Gustafson
The Teddy Bear's Party Review by Terry Gustafson
The Train That Lost Its Way Review by Terry Gustafson
The Surprising Caravan Review by Terry Gustafson
Caravan Family
The Caravan Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Saucy Jane Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Pole Star Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Seaside Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Buttercup Farm Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Queen Elizabeth Family Review by Robert Houghton
Coker Series
A Book of Magic Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Magazine Annuals
Enid Blyton's Magazine Annual Number 1 Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Magazine Annual Number 2 Review by Julie Heginbotham
Evans Little Books
Brer Rabbit (Little Book No. 1) Review by Terry Gustafson
Bed-time Stories (Little Book No. 2) Review by Terry Gustafson
Jolly Tales (Little Book No. 3) Review by Terry Gustafson
Family Stories
The Family at Red-Roofs Review by Jen Wake
Hollow Tree House Review by Nigel Rowe
The Put-Em-Rights Review by Terry Gustafson
House-at-the-Corner Review by Jenny Balston
Those Dreadful Children Review by Terry Gustafson
The Six Bad Boys Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Children at Green Meadows Review by Terry Gustafson
Famous Five
Five on a Treasure Island Review by Terry Gustafson & Matt Tompkins
Five Go Adventuring Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Run Away Together Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go to Smuggler's Top Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go Off in a Caravan Review by Terry Gustafson
Five on Kirrin Island Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go Off to Camp Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Get Into Trouble Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Fall Into Adventure Review by Terry Gustafson
Five on a Hike Together Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Have a Wonderful Time Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go Down to the Sea Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go to Mystery Moor Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Have Plenty of Fun Review by Terry Gustafson
Five on a Secret Trail Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go to Billycock Hill Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Get Into a Fix Review by Terry Gustafson
Five on Finniston Farm Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Go to Demon's Rocks Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Have a Mystery to Solve Review by Terry Gustafson
Five Are Together Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Faraway Tree
The Enchanted Wood Review by Terry Gustafson
The Magic Faraway Tree Review by Terry Gustafson
The Folk of the Faraway Tree Review by Terry Gustafson
Farm Series
The Children of Cherry Tree Farm Review by Anita Bensoussane
The Children of Willow Farm Review by Anita Bensoussane
More Adventures on Willow Farm Review by Anita Bensoussane
Five Find-Outers
The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage Review by David Cook & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat Review by David Cook & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Secret Room Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Missing Necklace Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Hidden House Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Invisible Thief Review by Imran Patel & Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Vanished Prince Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Strange Bundle Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of Holly Lane Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of Tally-Ho Cottage Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Missing Man Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of the Strange Messages Review by Robert Houghton
The Mystery of Banshee Towers Review by Robert Houghton
Happy House
The Children at Happy House Review by Terry Gustafson
The Happy House Children Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Benjy and the Others Review by Tony Summerfield
Hidden Wheel Verse Books
How to Count (No.61) Review by Terry Gustafson
Hodder Party Books
A Story Party at Green Hedges Review by Terry Gustafson
A Picnic Party with Enid Blyton Review by Julie Heginbotham
Hodder Story Books
Enid Blyton's Happy Story Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Sunny Story Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Janet and Peter (Secret Seven)
At Seaside Cottage Review by David Cook
Secret of the Old Mill Review by David Cook
John and Mary
The Great Big Fish Review by Terry Gustafson
How John Got His Ducklings Review by Terry Gustafson
The Dog Who Would Go Digging Review by Terry Gustafson
The Wheel That Ran Away Review by Terry Gustafson
The Three Sailors Review by Terry Gustafson
The Kitten That Disappeared Review by Terry Gustafson
The Little Brown Bear Review by Terry Gustafson
Tim Gets a Chance Review by Terry Gustafson
Granny's Lovely Necklace Review by Terry Gustafson
John o'London's Children's Library
Tales of Robin Hood (Robin Hood Book) Review by Terry Gustafson
Macmillan Readers Story Books
I'll Tell You a Story Review by Terry Gustafson
Malory Towers
First Term at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
The Second Form at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
Third Year at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
Upper Fourth at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
In the Fifth at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
Last Term at Malory Towers Review by Jo Chambers
Mary Pollock Books
The Children of Kidillin Review by Terry Gustafson
Three Boys and a Circus Review by Terry Gustafson
The Secret of Cliff Castle Review by Terry Gustafson
The Adventures of Scamp Review by Terry Gustafson
Smuggler Ben Review by Terry Gustafson
Mischief at St Rollo's Review by Terry Gustafson
Mr Galliano's Circus
Mr Galliano's Circus Review by Terry Gustafson
Hurrah for the Circus! Review by Terry Gustafson
Circus Days Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Mr. Pink-Whistle
The Adventures of Mr. Pink-Whistle Review by Terry Gustafson
Mr. Twiddle
Hello, Mr. Twiddle! Review by Terry Gustafson
Nature and Other Annual Courses
Enid Blyton's Book of the Year Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Nature Lover's Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Naughtiest Girl
The Naughtiest Girl in the School Review by Terry Gustafson
The Naughtiest Girl Again Review by Terry Gustafson
The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor Review by Terry Gustafson
Here's the Naughtiest Girl! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy
Noddy Goes to Toyland Review by Terry Gustafson
Hurrah For Little Noddy Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and His Car Review by Terry Gustafson
Here Comes Noddy Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Well Done, Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Goes to School Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy at the Seaside Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Gets into Trouble Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and the Magic Rubber Review by Terry Gustafson
You Funny Little Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Meets Father Christmas Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and Tessie Bear Review by Terry Gustafson
Be Brave, Little Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and the Bumpy Dog Review by Terry Gustafson
Do Look Out, Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
You're a Good Friend, Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Has an Adventure Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Goes to Sea Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and the Bunkey Review by Terry Gustafson
Cheer Up, Little Noddy! Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Goes to the Fair Review by Terry Gustafson
Mr. Plod and Little Noddy Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and the Tootles Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy and the Aeroplane Review by Terry Gustafson
Noddy Nursery Colour Picture Books
A Day With Noddy Review by Terry Gustafson
Non-Series Books
The Enid Blyton Book of Fairies Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Treasury Review by Terry Gustafson
The Red-Spotted Handkerchief and Other Stories Review by Terry Gustafson
Mister Icy-Cold Review by Terry Gustafson
Enid Blyton's Omnibus! Review by Terry Gustafson
Non-series Mixed Contents Books
A Non Stop Run (No.207) Review by Julie Heginbotham
Bekonscot Model Village Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Big Enid Blyton Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Non-series Non-fiction
The Zoo Book Review by Terry Gustafson
The Bird Book Review by Terry Gustafson
The Story of My Life Review by Terry Gustafson
The Story of Our Queen Review by Terry Gustafson
Non-series Religious Books
A Story Book of Jesus Review by Su Rayton
Old Thatch Series
The Talking Teapot and Other Stories Review by Terry Gustafson
The Little Button-Elves Review by Terry Gustafson
Round the Year Stories Review by Terry Gustafson
A Book of Magic Review by Terry Gustafson
The Two Sillies and Other Stories Review by Terry Gustafson
Children of Other Days Review by Terry Gustafson
All About the Circus (Mr. Galliano's Circus) Review by Terry Gustafson
One-off Character Books
Sports and Games Review by Terry Gustafson
Mary and Her Toys Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Famous Jimmy Review by Terry Gustafson
The Three Golliwogs Review by Terry Gustafson
Rambles with Uncle Nat Review by Terry Gustafson
Rubbalong Tales (Shuffle the Shoemaker) Review by Terry Gustafson
Down at the Farm with Enid Blyton Review by Terry Gustafson
One-off Novels
The Enid Blyton Book of Brownies (Hop, Skip & Jump) Review by Terry Gustafson
Jolly Times (No.130) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Wonderful Adventure (No.133) Review by David Rudd
Let's Pretend! Review by Tony Summerfield
The Green Goblin Book (Feefo, Tuppeny and Jinks) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Yellow Fairy Book (The Queer Adventure) Review by Terry Gustafson
Boys' & Girls' Circus Book Review by Terry Gustafson
The Treasure Hunters Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Babar Story-Book Review by Terry Gustafson
The Land of Far-Beyond Review by Anita Bensoussane
Shadow, the Sheep-Dog Review by Julie Heginbotham
Bimbo and Topsy Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Christmas Book Review by Terry Gustafson
The Boy Next Door Review by Terry Gustafson
Tales of Toyland Review by Terry Gustafson
Come to the Circus! Review by John Lester
Enid Blyton's Animal Lover's Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Holiday House Review by Julie Heginbotham
Adventure of the Strange Ruby Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Mystery That Never Was Review by Julie Heginbotham
One-off Picture Story Books
Mr. Tumpy and His Caravan Review by Terry Gustafson
Up the Faraway Tree Review by Terry Gustafson
The Troublesome Three Review by Terry Gustafson
Pitkin Pleasure Series
Chuff the Chimney Sweep and Other Stories Review by Terry Gustafson
Pitkin Story Books
We Want a Story Review by Terry Gustafson
Round the Year with Enid Blyton
Round the Year with Enid Blyton - Autumn Book Review by Julie Heginbotham
Sampson Low Holiday Books
The Second Holiday Book Review by Terry Gustafson
Secret Series
The Secret Island Review by David Cook
The Secret of Spiggy Holes Review by David Cook
The Secret Mountain Review by David Cook
The Secret of Killimooin Review by David Cook
The Secret of Moon Castle Review by David Cook
Secret Series Sequel
The Secret Valley Review by Julie Heginbotham
Secret Seven
The Secret Seven Review by Ben Butler
Secret Seven Adventure Review by Ben Butler
Well Done Secret Seven Review by Ben Butler
Secret Seven on the Trail Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Go Ahead Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Good Work Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Secret Seven Win Through Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Three Cheers Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Secret Seven Mystery Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Puzzle for the Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Secret Seven Fireworks Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Good Old Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Shock for the Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Look Out Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
Fun for the Secret Seven Review by Dennis Worley and David Cook
The Secret Seven Short Story Collection Review by Julie Heginbotham
Six Cousins
Six Cousins at Mistletoe Farm Review by Anita Bensoussane
Six Cousins Again Review by Anita Bensoussane
St Clare's
The Twins at St Clare's Review by Terry Gustafson and Jo Chambers
The O' Sullivan Twins Review by Terry Gustafson and Jo Chambers
Summer Term at St Clare's Review by Terry Gustafson
The Second Form at St Clare's Review by Terry Gustafson
Claudine at St Clare's Review by Terry Gustafson
Fifth Formers of St Clare's Review by Terry Gustafson
The Enid Blyton Nature Readers
The Enid Blyton Nature Readers (No. 1) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Enid Blyton Nature Readers (No. 2) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Enid Blyton Nature Readers (No. 5) Review by Terry Gustafson
The Enid Blyton Nature Readers (No. 6) Review by Terry Gustafson
Werner Laurie Story Books
Tales After Supper Review by Terry Gustafson
Wishing-Chair
Adventures of the Wishing-Chair Review by Terry Gustafson
The Wishing-Chair Again Review by Terry Gustafson
Young Family
The Very Big Secret Review by Robert Houghton
Snowball the Pony Review by Robert Houghton
The Adventure of the Secret Necklace Review by Robert Houghton
Run-About's Holiday Review by Robert Houghton
Four in a Family Review by Robert Houghton
The Birthday Kitten Review by Robert Houghton
The Four Cousins Review by Robert Houghton
The Boy Who Wanted a Dog Review by Julie Heginbotham
The Hidey Hole Review by Julie Heginbotham