Enid Blyton | Remembering the creator of Noddy and the Famous Five
CHANNEL | Radio 4
FIRST BROADCAST | 23 September 1974
DURATION | 3 minutes 9 seconds
Sue MacGregor chats to author Enid Blyton about the process of writing her best-selling books. Blyton also reveals how she draws inspiration from real-life people and how her characters have become popular across the world.
Although Sue MacGregor recorded this interview in January 1966 it wasn't broadcast until eight years later, six years after Enid's death.
According to the Index Translationum, UNESCO's inventory of book translations, as of July 2009, Enid Blyton was the world's fifth most-translated author.
'My love of children is the whole foundation of all my work.'
What was the key to Enid Blyton's success as an author?
The children's writer talks about her career.
A portrait of Enid Blyton, by her friends and relatives.
Blyton: love her or loathe her?
Why do Blyton's books appeal so much to children?
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