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Take on the #NoddyChallenge!

  Crafters and bakers ahoy! The Book People have a challenge for you. Parents and children can get creating together with a range of art, food and craft projects inspired by Noddy and his friends. If you share them to the hashtag #NoddyChallenge on social media...

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Brand new covers for The Famous Five!

This year, The Famous Five are 75 years young! In celebration, the entire set of 21 books is now available with brand new covers, beautifully illustrated by artist Laura Ellen Anderson. Sadly, the puppy does not come as standard. You can get hold of these lovely new...

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HAVE A FAMOUS FIVE ADVENTURE THIS SUMMER WITH THE RHS!

  The Royal Horticultural Society are putting on a whole summer of family fun marking the 75th anniversary of The Famous Five! Activities will include an amazing self-guided trail with a prize at the end, an immersive theatre show, themed crafts, den building,...

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ABOUT ENID BLYTON

Enid Mary Blyton was born on 11th August 1897 in East Dulwich, South London and spent her childhood in Beckenham, Kent, with her two younger brothers, Hanly and Carey. Enid’s father, Thomas, to whom she was very close, was a clothing wholesaler. Her mother, Theresa, devoted her time to housework, expecting her daughter to contribute to household chores.

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ABOUT ENID BLYTON

Enid Mary Blyton was born on 11th August 1897 in East Dulwich, South London and spent her childhood in Beckenham, Kent, with her two younger brothers, Hanly and Carey. Enid’s father, Thomas, to whom she was very close, was a clothing wholesaler. Her mother, Theresa, devoted her time to housework, expecting her daughter to contribute to household chores.

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