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Posted by Fred Downes on May 23, 2016
Can you please advise me where I can buy the original hardback series of the Famous Five books? I would appreciate it if you can help me as I have been trying to track them down. They were a big part of my childhood and I would love to pass these stories onto my own two grandchildren. Many thanks, Fred.
BarneyBarney says: It may take some time to collect the lot but they often come up on eBay, Fred. Other places to try include second-hand bookshops, car boot sales, charity shops, Amazon and the sellers we've listed under Lashings of Links. Good luck with your search!
Posted by Michele Clark McConnochie on May 23, 2016
Hi, I am currently researching a travel book based on the homes of famous children's authors, sites that inspired them or the locations of their work. The only place I can find to visit linked to Enid Blyton is the pub in Knotty Green. Does anyone have other suggestions? I am travelling during July and August this year but am doing my background research at the moment. Thanks for any suggestions!
BarneyBarney says: Enid Blyton's home in Well End (Old Thatch in Coldmoorholme Lane) still exists but the gardens are sadly no longer open to the public. Certain aspects of Bourne End/Well End are thought to have found their way into the Find-Outers books, e.g. the river-path leading to Marlow is mentioned in some stories. The houses where Enid lived in Beckenham also still exist, but I don't know of any link to her stories and they're mostly very ordinary-looking. Corfe Castle is mentioned in Adventure of the Strange Ruby, and Enid's farm and golf club (both in Dorset) feature in Five on Finniston Farm and Five Have a Mystery to Solve respectively. Most of Blyton's settings weren't based firmly on real-life places, however.
Posted by Gail on May 22, 2016
I am DESPERATE to discover the British sales figures for Enid Blyton books between 1947-1957. I'll also need figures (if possible!) from public libraries! This request concerns the research for my dissertation subject for my degree, but so far I've had no success finding out if/where/how book sales were recorded/stored way back then! If ANYONE has ANY knowledge or suggestions I will be very grateful.
Posted by Dennis on May 20, 2016
Yes, the Five Find-Outers and Dog are available from Amazon. I just uploaded the whole series, they were about $4 Australian each (about £2) and very easy to read on my Paperwhite.
BarneyBarney says: Thank you, Dennis!
Posted by Sue on May 15, 2016
Hi, can Enid Blyton books be read online anywhere please? I quite fancy reading the Five Find-Outers and Dog ones again, lol. I'm only 60.
BarneyBarney says: They won't be available free anywhere because they're still under copyright, but you could check Amazon to see if electronic versions are available to buy as well as the printed books. Have fun reading the stories again!
Posted by Lisa on May 11, 2016
I hope someone is able to help me out! I was a kid in the 1990s and I had an Enid Blyton hardback story treasury. I can't for the life of me remember what it was called, although I can picture the front (it was a pale yellow colour with a large rectangle containing an illustration on the front). It was a collection of short stories and one of them was about a little girl who did a lot of baking (cakes, breads, biscuits, etc). I can't remember what happens in the story! It is frustrating me, as I would really like to find that book for my young children. I know that I am really vague with the details, I am trying to remember more!
BarneyBarney says: How big was the book, Lisa? If you go into our "Cave of Books" (button on the left) and do a search on "Award Popular Rewards" (it will bring up 72 books) you'll see that the reprints (click on a title and scroll down a bit to see the reprints) were pale yellow with an illustration in a rectangle. Another possibility is an annual-sized book called Goodnight Stories. It's not listed in the Cave of Books, but if you Google "Goodnight Stories Blyton" you'll find it. There may be umpteen stories about girls doing a lot of baking, but two possibilities are 'The Little Toy Stove' and 'The Little Candy House'. You could do a search on those titles in the Cave of Books and see what comes up, though not every book published since Enid Blyton's death is listed. Good luck with your search!
Posted by Amy on May 9, 2016
I love the Faraway Tree and the Wishing-Chair books. I think I like the Faraway Tree better. I've read them all!
Posted by Andrew on May 9, 2016
I am looking for a little Noddy story that I asked to have read so many times as a child that my parents can still remember the beginning but not the title. Can anyone help? "We're off to the station to wait for the train,/ We all want to catch it you see./ There's Miss Fluffy Cat and Wobbly Man/ And Golly and Monkey and me./ Look, here comes the train, oh what a surprise,/ Just look who's driving today./ It's our Little Noddy, he's there in the cab/ He shouts, 'I'm the driver, hooray!'" Any idea?
Posted by Deniz Besim on May 8, 2016
Hi, I just finished reading the last book of the Famous Five collection (#21) and the last paragraph of the book promises that there are more adventures to come. Enid Blyton says, "Hurry up and fall into another adventure. We are longing to hear what you and the others will be up to next. Goodbye for now - and take care of yourselves, Five. Good luck!" I would like to know why Enid Blyton didn't write any more Famous Five books since #21 after promising readers many more adventures to come?
BarneyBarney says: Enid Blyton wrote Five Are Together Again in 1963. She was already suffering from dementia at that point and her health gradually got worse. When she wrote the book she probably hoped she'd be able to continue with the series, but sadly that wasn't possible.
Posted by Carol on May 7, 2016
Hello Barney :) - 50 years ago I immersed myself in the lovely Malory Towers series and I'm really keen to find a set to purchase. However I have only come across the modern, pseudo Enid Blyton, collections. I have no problem with anyone who appreciates these modern publications but they're just not for me. Can you help this silver surfer in her quest to locate this bit of nostalgia? Very many thanks.
BarneyBarney says: I'm afraid the only way you can get hold of the books you remember is to keep an eye out on sites like eBay or Amazon, Carol, or try the sellers listed under Lashings of Links. Good luck with your search!
Posted by Nysha on May 7, 2016
Hey guys...Could you please tell me how to create an account here without subscribing? Please help. I'm a big fan of Enid Blyton.
BarneyBarney says: You can join the forums free of charge and discuss topics with other fans, Nysha - just click on "join in" (bottom of this page) and register. If you want to receive the thrice-yearly Journal I'm afraid it's necessary to take out a subscription as the costs of printing and postage have to be covered.
Posted by Sandy on May 5, 2016
I notice that there are two untitled books in the Dean Reward series, Nos. 51 and 52. Can you please advise as to what the stories may be about? With many thanks in advance.
BarneyBarney says: If you look at the Dean's Reward Series listing in the Cave of Books, you'll see that numbers 51 and 52 come after number 73 (because they were brought out at a later date). They're collections of short stories called Happy Day Stories and Rainy Day Stories.
Posted by Karen on May 3, 2016
My 7-year-old daughter has to do a presentation at school on a topic of her choice. She would like to do it on Enid Blyton as she has read so many of her books and knows that my favourite book as a child was The Girl Who Found Sixpence. Where would be a good place to find some interesting facts that she could use for her presentation please?
BarneyBarney says: If your daughter clicks on our "Author of Adventure" and "Cave of Books" buttons (over on the left) she'll find some interesting information about Enid Blyton's life and work. I don't know how much time she's got, but Enid Blyton's autobiography The Story of My Life is great for children (though not easy to find), as are Gillian Baverstock's books Tell Me About Writers – Enid Blyton and Gillian Baverstock Remembers Enid Blyton. Gillian was Enid Blyton's elder daughter. Good luck to your daughter with her presentation!
Posted by Maria Clifford on May 2, 2016
Hello. Is there such a thing as an Enid Blyton holiday specifically concentrating on Devon and Cornwall and also does anybody know were any of the books set in these places?
BarneyBarney says: The Secret of Spiggy Holes, Five Go Down to the Sea and the Malory Towers books are set in Cornwall, though I don't think the names of real towns or villages are mentioned. In The Family at Red-Roofs there's a brief mention of Carbis Bay, and in Five on a Treasure Island we're told that Julian, Dick and Anne usually holiday in Polseath (which I believe is an old spelling of Polzeath).
Posted by Johnny on April 28, 2016
I am trying to trace a Blyton book I read when I was about eight (circa 1964). All I remember about it (and my memory is not good) is a boy living behind a false partition in a large kennel or animal enclosure. There could have been a circus connection but I'm not sure. All I remember is the boy sleeping on straw, and I think there was a dog. Can anyone help out?
BarneyBarney says: You're probably thinking of Three Boys and a Circus, in which Dick hides in a kennel with a dog called Leppi. The kennel is in a dogs' cage at a circus, and there's a wooden partition which slides across to separate the kennel area from the rest of the cage. Three Boys and a Circus has been published as a book on its own, but also in a 2-in-1 volume by Collins - called Dog Stories. The other book included in Dog Stories is The Adventures of Scamp. Being a dog myself, I find these stories very enjoyable!
Posted by Debby Timm on April 16, 2016
Was busy going through some boxes and found 2 children's Noddy handkerchiefs. Wow that took me back. I have a toddler granddaughter, and after my find, I really must find some Enid Blyton books. Which are the best ones to start off with?
BarneyBarney says: If she is a toddler, Noddy would be a very good starting point, Debby, and if there is anything that upsets her she will even have a Noddy hankie to blow her nose with! It is not so easy to buy Noddy books now as they have been out of print for a few years, but if you look on the internet you should be able to find online booksellers that still have copies in stock.
Posted by Shirley Murphy on April 15, 2016
Why are the Barney Mysteries not in print?
BarneyBarney says: Hachette, who are the current copyright holders, have recently taken back the rights of several series from other publishers, and bit by bit they will release them through Hodder Children's Books which they own. They have just released the St. Clare's and Malory Towers books and later this year they will release the Find-Outers Series, but there is a limit to the number of series that they can republish at one time. I am sure they will republish the Barney Series at some stage, but for the moment the books will stay out of print.
Posted by Devdatta Malshe on April 14, 2016
I would like to buy a paperback set of the Barney Mysteries, all the six titles. If anyone knows where to, do let me know.
BarneyBarney says: I'm afraid the Barney Mysteries aren't in print at the moment (very sad, especially as the series is named after me!) but you could look for second-hand copies in charity shops or jumble sales or online.
Posted by Jiniya on April 13, 2016
Hello! I'm an aspiring writer and my friends are also great fans of Enid Blyton just like me. We wish to continue with Enid Blyton series for which we will need her copyrights. It would be of great help if you could provide information on how we could get those. Thank you!
BarneyBarney says: The copyright changes hands for millions of pounds! ;-) Hachette UK (Hodder) currently own the copyright for everything except Noddy, so you'd need to ask their permission if you're seeking publication. For enquiries about Noddy, get in touch with DreamWorks Animation. Contact details are on the relevant websites.
Posted by Jennifer2n on April 13, 2016
Have a large number of paperback Enid Blyton books - 9kg worth. If anyone would like them for free please let me know (but contribution to myHermes courier costs of £7.50 would be appreciated). Would also be interesting to know if hardback books from the 1950s and 1960s are worth keeping regardless of their condition - we used to write our names in them and have even drawn pictures inside. P.S. Barney - think your typing skills are excellent! Email:
BarneyBarney says: A wuff of thanks to you, Jennifer! I am quite nifty with my paws when I get going! I'd keep the hardbacks if I were you as they have the original text and probably the original illustrations too, which sadly is not the case with modern Blyton books.
Posted by Sue on April 13, 2016
Hi Alice, Lots of Enid Blyton puzzles and a few games too at Green Meadow Books. Hope this helps!
BarneyBarney says: Thanks, Sue! Green Meadow Books always has delumptious goodies for sale!
Posted by Alice on April 12, 2016
Where can you purchase puzzles and card games made by Enid Blyton?
BarneyBarney says: If you mean puzzles and card games based on her books, I'm not sure whether any are being produced these days. However, you should be able to find older ones on sites like eBay and Amazon.
Posted by Aussie Sue on April 7, 2016
Clare, "Sing-Song" is a lovely poem. There are 4 verses and your name is in verse 2, 3, 4. Here is the rest of verse 2 that you are missing: 'So she came,/And said,/"Oh!/Never did I hear before/A bird a-singing such a song-/I must/Tell/Clare!"'
BarneyBarney says: Thanks very much indeed, Sue! Unfortunately the Message Board doesn't preserve the poem format so I've added slashes to mark the ends of lines.
Posted by Clare on April 6, 2016
I learned an Enid Blyton poem called "Sing-Song" when I was a child because it had my name in it! It's from A Pageant of Poetry Junior Book 2, published by A. Wheaton & Co. My copy has part of verse 2 missing at the bottom of page 9. Does anyone know the words after "So she came....."? I am desperate to fill the gap, it's such an important childhood memory. The poem "Sing-Song" is also in Enid Blyton's book Silver and Gold. Thank you.
BarneyBarney says: I hope someone who has the relevant book/s will provide the missing words for you, Clare.
Posted by Garrybel on April 2, 2016
I love Enid Blyton books! What was the longest book she wrote? Thank you.
BarneyBarney says: I don't know for definite, but people have commented that Boys' & Girls' Circus Book and The Valley of Adventure are particularly long.
Posted by Sam on April 1, 2016
Hi, how many books did Enid Blyton write? Thank you.
BarneyBarney says: It's hard to say as Enid Blyton wrote picture books, articles, poems and entire magazines as well as novels. What we do know is that she wrote over 180 novels and around 4,000 short stories, plus plays etc.
Posted by Gabrielle on March 27, 2016
Have just discovered my Famous Five pack of cards that I played with as a child in the 1950s. Unfortunately there is one card missing, pink 8 Rescue from Five Get Into Trouble. Anybody know where I might be lucky enough to acquire this card as would love to play the game with my grandson?
BarneyBarney says: I hope someone is able to help, Gabrielle. If not, you could keep an eye on eBay to see if anyone is selling an incomplete set of cards cheaply.
Posted by Alexia on March 22, 2016
My 9-year-old daughter has just finished reading Those Dreadful Children (my own rather worn copy from the 1970s!) All the way through she kept saying, "I love this book." I loved it too, and discussing it with her brought back some very happy memories of the Carltons and the Taggertys. Ahhh!
BarneyBarney says: Those Dreadful Children is a great book, absorbing and thought-provoking. I'm sure Enid Blyton would be delighted to know it's still giving children so much pleasure.
Posted by John Nicholass on March 22, 2016
Looking for a poem my wife's late aunt used to recite from memory and learnt when she was five circa 1920. Think it might be from Child Whispers. It was something about fairies at the bottom of the garden and flying away. Would be grateful for any help in identifying it.
BarneyBarney says: I hope someone is able to help, John.
Posted by Sheila on March 20, 2016
Thank you Barney, I take it that it is the same story in all of the books? Thanks again, Sheila.
BarneyBarney says: Hi Sheila, I think it is the same story but you can double-check by looking at the source (which is written beneath each story title in the Cave). Characters' names and other small details were altered in some short stories from around the end of the 1980s, but I'm not sure whether that applies to this particular tale.
Posted by Sheila on March 19, 2016
Hi, I'm looking for the Enid Blyton story about the little round man. It's the one where he rescues the children wearing one magic shoe, and his little round house follows him. Which annual would I find it in? Many thanks. Sheila
BarneyBarney says: The story you're looking for is 'The Little Roundy Man', Sheila. It can be found in these books.
Posted by Mary-Rose MacColl on March 18, 2016
Hello all, Does anyone else object to publishers releasing books as if they are by Enid Blyton but they're written by someone else (Pamela Cox, for instance, doing St Clare's and Malory Towers, with her name in fine print at the bottom of the cover or inside)? I think it's terrible as if I want an Enid Blyton book, I want it to have been written by Enid Blyton, or it should be clear it's been written by someone else.
BarneyBarney says: Publishers were warned about that a few years ago, Mary-Rose, so I hope things have improved since then.
Posted by Ringuet Florian on March 14, 2016
Bonjour, je suis triste de retrouver "oui-oui" prendre part, avec son image sur autocollants, pour la construction d un aéroport en France "Notre Dame des Landes", au détriment du respect écologique et des lois sur l' eau en vigueur dans le cop21 et l écologie ne semblent pas avoir de messages dignent d intérêt pour les jeunes, et utiliser vos droits pour accréditer et encourager par les enfants ce type d'exactions m'indigne.mes hommages à Enid Blyton pour son oeuvre.
BarneyBarney says: Sorry I don't understand every word, but I think you're saying that it's sad to see Noddy's image on stickers promoting the construction of an airport in France ("Notre Dame des Landes") which is bad for the country ecologically, and that it's inappropriate to have a popular children's character associated with such a project. And that you commend Enid Blyton for her work.
Posted by Hope Graham on March 13, 2016
What was the first novel Enid Blyton ever published?
BarneyBarney says: Enid Blyton's first novel was The Enid Blyton Book of Brownies, published in 1926. Before that she had already written many short stories, articles, plays and poems. Her first book was Child Whispers, a slim volume of poetry published in 1922.
Posted by Margaret Nevell on March 7, 2016
Hello Barney, Hello John, Thank goodness someone else remembers our little poem about the tortoise. Yes John, that is exactly the one. Thank you so much for the information, it gives us something else to go on. I shall now trawl the internet to see if l can find out more and will certainly let you know on this site (if that's okay Barney) if l come up with anything. At least we now know that there are three people who remember it and that we haven't just made it up.
BarneyBarney says: Thanks for coming back on that, Margaret. Good luck with searching for more information!
Posted by Mike Steffich on March 6, 2016
I have a Blyton book, Three Boys and a Circus. On the title page there is a signature. Is this printed with the book? Sincerely, Mike.
Posted by John Atkins on March 4, 2016
Hi Barney, In reply to Margaret and her brother’s question to you of February 8th, the introduction to the poem about the cunning tortoise sounds very familiar to me and it’s possibly the story of Christopher. I recall it in a small, thin, glossy paperback booklet beautifully illustrated in bright full-colour showing Christopher and other characters who all walked upright, like the humans in the story, on their two back legs. I can only recall snippets of the poem, which I’Il try to incorporate here as well as I can remember them after so very long. The booklet was likely from the 1940s. I was a very small boy seeing it in the ’50s - and the book was already old when given to my older sister. Christopher was an idle tortoise and it relates his cunning idea of keeping one back leg tucked up inside his shell and hobbling with a little stick in order to gain sympathy and free lifts from anyone with wheeled transport. ‘Porters’ barrows, tradesmen’s vans, all come under Chris’s plans…’ went the poem. ‘So that everybody thought, Christopher was one leg short…’ All goes well and ‘Chris becomes a gadabout’; the illustrations showing him sitting in cars, lorries, wheelbarrows and all manner of transport, enjoying free lifts. But like most con artists, Christopher finally gets found out when, one evening, he meets a fair tortoise maiden and forgets to keep his leg tucked up inside his shell! The penultimate full-colour page shows them joyously dancing together, she wearing a fetching pot hat with a daisy hanging from the band …‘where Chris was seen, dancing on the village green’. The game was up for the tortoise spoofer and the final small illustration depicts a forlorn-looking Christopher, seen back on his own two back feet, trudging along, while all the passing vehicle drivers, angry at being duped, ignore the little fraud. I hope this is the poem Margaret remembers but even if not, it’s a great little book for a collector to find. About a year back, I searched the Internet trying to find out the author but with no luck. Bye for now, Barney! John.
BarneyBarney says: Thank you for your very detailed answer, John! It sounds like an entertaining poem!
Posted by Prasad on March 2, 2016
I distinctly recall reading an Enid Blyton story about a dog written in first person. Dog gets stolen, has to perform at a circus but eventually returns. Cannot recall the name.
BarneyBarney says: If the story was definitely written in the first person, you're probably thinking of The Adventures of Bobs. If the story might have been written in the third person, you could be thinking of The Adventures of Scamp. You can find out more about those books by putting their titles into the Cave of Books.
Posted by Geraldine Thorne on March 2, 2016
I have been trying to track down a book I was given for a birthday present between 1958-1961- Collins Children's Annual. The book I was given had a glossy picture of a witch on a broomstick flying over a rooftop. However, I have no real idea of what the book was called. Can you help please?
BarneyBarney says: Looking on the internet, I wonder if you're thinking of this one, Geraldine. The listing shows an internal picture of a witch on a broomstick.
Posted by Penny M on February 29, 2016
Hi, I see from your webpage about the Enid Blyton Day that there has not been an event since 2013. Is there a further Enid Blyton Day planned? Thank you.
BarneyBarney says: I'm afraid there are no plans for another Enid Blyton Day at present, Penny. The last one was actually in 2012. Tony Summerfield did a wonderful job organising Days almost annually for many years, but it got harder and harder to find speakers as time went on. Over the last few years a number of smaller, informal gatherings have been arranged through our forums. These have included visits to Old Thatch in Bourne End, a walk round Beckenham looking at the houses where Enid Blyton lived, and a trip to Bekonscot in Beaconsfield (where there's a model of Green Hedges). Any future gatherings will be advertised on the forums, so please keep an eye out for them if interested. All forum members are welcome to come along.
Posted by Gemma on February 20, 2016
Hi, I've been trying for years to remember the title of and hopefully find a book from my childhood. I am convinced that it is an Enid Blyton book as I was a huge fan of her books at the time. It had a story of a fairy in it, who could transform into different outfits in the blink of an eye and a lady would bring her pages from magazines. I think the fairy came from, or lived in, a rose. The lady desperately wanted to have a baby, but could not, and the fairy helped her with this. I may be combining more than one story... I am very vague on the details! I would have been 7 or 8. So that would have been 1988/89. If anyone has any idea what I am on about I would love to hear from them. Thanks, Gemma.
Posted by Saleema on February 19, 2016
I was just curious, if I want to translate any of her books, do I need to have special permission to do that? Or can I translate any Enid Blyton book I want?
BarneyBarney says: If you're interested in translating Enid Blyton books you'd need to contact Hachette UK, who own the copyright to everything except Noddy. The Noddy copyright is owned by DreamWorks Classics.
Posted by John McKenzie on February 17, 2016
Hello, hope this is okay to post. I've got 80 copies of Sunny Stories for sale, dated 1953-54. They start with issue 554 and end with issue 641 - almost consecutive, but with a few issues missing. Please contact me if interested. Would prefer to sell as one lot. John
BarneyBarney says: These issues start from just after Enid Blyton had left Sunny Stories but they follow a similar format. Crawfie (nanny to the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret) and Malcolm Saville (author of the Lone Pine books) were both involved with Sunny Stories at some point after Enid left, though I'm not sure of the dates.
Posted by Brenda on February 14, 2016
When I was young I had a Noddy story in which he kept mislaying his handkerchief - to the annoyance of Big Ears. Big Ears fastened a hanky to Noddy's jacket with a safety pin. At the end of the story Big Ears sneezes and Noddy has to provide the handkerchief. Any idea which Noddy book this was? I've been looking for 50 years!
Posted by Margaret on February 8, 2016
Hi Barney, Please can you help my brother and myself? We are both in our 70s and think we must be the only people in the world who have heard this poem but unfortunately we don't know the rest of it. It goes, "As every boy and girl should know, Tortoises are very slow, Never would you see one running, One l knew was very cunning." Thank you.
BarneyBarney says: I'm afraid I don't know the poem, Margaret, but I hope someone can help.
Posted by Lawrence on February 8, 2016
I love the Adventurous Four. I remember the seaweed-covered rocks and the wartime excitement. Sorry if I'm being stupid, but what was wrong with Jill and Mary?
BarneyBarney says: If you mean why were the girls' names changed to Pippa and Zoe, some publishers update a few names when they update vocabulary and phrasing. However, that alteration doesn't make sense as the events of The Adventurous Four clearly take place during the Second World War!
Posted by Shane on February 4, 2016
Hi Sarah, I have been looking for a copy of the first edition Magic Faraway Tree for some time. Have you been able to sell it yet?
Posted by Lawrence on February 4, 2016
What is blamonge? (Spelling?) I seem to remember it being a dessert in some Enid Blyton stories. My memories are decades old so forgive me Mr. Barney.
BarneyBarney says: Blancmange is a cold dessert made with milk, sugar and a thickener such as cornstarch. It can be flavoured in various ways, e.g. with strawberry or vanilla or chocolate which give it a pink, cream or brown colour respectively. It's often put into a mould to set and comes out looking like a milk jelly.
Posted by Sharon Jacques on February 3, 2016
Hello again Barney, sorry to bother you again but I would like some more information on a scarce Enid book called Benjy and the Others. I saw on here in the Cave of Books section printed in its entirety Let's Pretend. Could the same be done for Benjy and the Others? I am sure that I read somewhere that it was serialised either in Enid's magazine or in Sunny Stories. If so, how would I be able to find out exactly which ones so that I if possible could start collecting them and hence have the whole of the book? Thanks for helping me out with the Award list. I am most grateful. XXXXXX
BarneyBarney says: If you go to the Cave of Books and type Benjy and the Others into the "Search the database" box, the details of the book and the relevant magazines will come up. It was serialised in Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories in 1952, issues 538 - 549. You're right that it's very scarce, Sharon, but I don't think we could put the whole thing up in the Cave as it's pretty long. In case anyone doesn't know, it's another book about the "children of Happy House".
Posted by Sharon Jacques on February 2, 2016
Please could you help me out? Are the Deane's books, for example Bicycle Magic, The Donkey on the Sands and The Twelve Silver Cups, collections of the stories published in Sunny Stories Magazine? If not, where from? Also on the backs of the books there is a list of other books in the series and I have noticed this list differs from book to book. Where could I find a fully complete comprehensive list of these hardback titles so I know what I have and don't have to complete my collection? Thanks very much Barney. XXXX
BarneyBarney says: You seem to be talking about the Award Popular Rewards, Sharon. The 72 titles are listed here. Award recently stopped publishing Enid Blyton books but many of their titles are now published by Bounty.