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Blyton

Enid (Mary). 1897--1968, British writer of children's books; creator of Noddy and the Famous Fiveseries of adventure stories
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Blyton did just that in 1941, arriving at what she turned into Kirrin Castle, on Kirrin Island, owned by George's family, where the cousins and Timmy the dog discover gold in the dungeon, in Five On A Treasure Island.
Anne McNeil, publishing director of Hodder Children's Books, which publishes Enid Blyton stories, says tips on everything from getting creative in the kitchen to taking great pictures of children's adventures, are available on the Enid Blyton Summer of Adventure campaign website www.
Anne McNeil, publishing director of Hodder Children's Books who publishes Enid Blyton stories, suggests kids try building a den in the garden or camping out for the night, telling stories and stargazing in the evening.
Blyton wrote the Magic Faraway Tree series between 1939 and 1951.
Mayor Sandy Saunders confirmed that the council had commissioned and paid for the plaque to be made and was completely supportive of it saying that Blyton was a tremendous character in the town.
Depending on one's point of view, the Blyton era was blissfully free of the commercialisation so evident today.
It was last year that Chorion, the entertainment company that owns the Blyton estate, had commissioned Smallwood to write the first new Noddy book since 1963.
We have already enjoyed huge success with the Australian version and expect similar things in New Zealand," says Blyton.
rights company, Chorion, which holds the Enid Blyton copyright, plans to launch a new series of "Famous Five" books based on Marathon's handiwork.
But unlike the imperfect Pinocchio, Noddy -- based on the popular children's book series by Enid Blyton and the star of his own PBS Kids show -- doesn't grow a shnoz every time he lies, or aspire to become a real boy.
A SURVEY last week revealed that Enid Blyton was top of the charts with adult readers.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-14 June 2004-Raben & Sjogren celebrates 50 years of Enid Blyton in Swedish(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.