Happy Birthday to the late, Enid Blyton! She was one of my favourite authors when I was a kid! Her stories were magical!
It was Enid Blyton’s books that first got me into reading (this was back in 1985 when I was six), as my mum didn’t have much money, but she would be able to buy me Enid Blyton books from church jumble sales or car boot sales as there were plenty of stories to choose from.
My favourite Enid Blyton book was The Folk of the Faraway Tree, which is the third book in the Faraway Tree series. Even seeing the names Silky, Moonface and Saucepan Man on Wikipedia is making me feel all warm inside and I can see in my mind my white bookshelf with my Enid Blyton books on in my old bedroom (even though it’s my brother’s bedroom now and looks…
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