Enid Blyton | Remembering the creator of Noddy and the Famous Five
In 2008, Enid Blyton was voted the UK's best loved writer, beating JK Rowling, Austen and even Shakespeare. Yet, although characters like Noddy and the Famous Five still have devoted fans, Blyton has become a controversial figure, dogged by criticisms of her writing style and accusations of sexism and racism.
In this collection, we hear from Enid Blyton herself, her family and friends and also her critics, as we discover the reasons for her success, and explore the difficult life of this prolific storyteller.
'My love of children is the whole foundation of all my work.'
What was the key to Enid Blyton's success as an author?
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