Learning - Language Skills | 5-14 yrs

6 Enid Blyton Book Series Your Child Should Read

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Enid Blyton is one of the most celebrated children's authors of the 20th century. She began her career as a teacher but she always had an interest in writing. She is credited with writing hundreds of short stories, novels, education books and plays. 

Some of her most famous books include the Famous Five series, the Faraway Tree series and the Noddy books. Her books are full of exciting adventures and enthralling mysteries which are sure to get any child hooked. 

With over 600 million copies of her books sold, Enid Blyton continues to remain immensely popular today. We have included a selection of some of the best series she wrote in the clips below.

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Famous Five

Arguably Blyton's most famous series, Famous Five revolves around the adventures of four children and a dog. George is a girl who prefers to wear the clothes of a boy. She has a dog named Timmy. Her cousins Julian, Dick and Anne make up the rest o...

Secret Seven

The Secret Seven series revolves around the adventures of another daring group of children. They are led by a boy named Peter who has a sister named Janet. Their friends Jack, Colin, Pam, George and Barbara make up the rest of the group. As their ...

Malory Towers

Malory Towers is a girls' boarding school located in the beautiful surroundings of Cornwall. The heroine of the series is Darrell Rivers, a girl who joins the school at the age of twelve. This series is a remarkable coming-of-age tale with each bo...

The Faraway Tree Series

Jo, Bessie and Fanny live in a house right at the edge of the enchanted wood. Surprisingly, the leaves on the trees are darker than usual. One day, they wander into the woods and discover the magical Faraway Tree, which seems infinitely tall. They...

Five Find-Outers

The Five Find-Outers or Mystery series follows the adventures of a group of five young detectives who set it upon themselves to solve various mysteries in their neighbourhood and beyond. Their arch nemesis is the pompous police man Mr. Goon. Fatty...

The St Clare's Series

Like Malory Towers, St Clare's is a boarding school. The girls in the school must get along, whether they like it or not. Full of games, feasts, exams and punishments, there's never a dull moment in these books. As the girls grow up, they play man...

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