This Is Enid Blyton 2018 One Shot Magazine (DC Thomson) SNIP

This is Enid Blyton one-shot magazine on sale now from DC Thomson

This almost ducked under our radar, but on sale now in all good newsagents and supermarkets is a one-shot magazine celebrating author Enid Blyton, published by DC Thomson. The adventures of The Famous Five and the mysteries of The Secret Seven feature in This Is Enid Blyton, a one-off special magazine, celebrating the escapades ofContinue reading This is Enid Blyton one-shot magazine on sale now from DC Thomson

Art from "Five on Kirrin Island" by Barrie Mitchell for the pilot issue of Enid Blyton Adventures Magazine

The Famous Five at 75: The Comic Strip Stories

As the author behind book series such as The Famous Five, The Faraway Tree and The Secret Seven, Enid Blyton’s books still sell in huge numbers and she regularly features in the top ten list of the best-selling authors in the UK. Many of her books have been adapted for comics, but The Famous Five – celebratingContinue reading The Famous Five at 75: The Comic Strip Stories

The nursery rhyme "Hush a Bye Baby", illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler

Bloomsbury to publish classic Dorothy M. Wheeler-illustrated Nursery Rhymes collection

 British publisher Bloomsbury currently has a number of beautifully-illustrated works in the works, including a stunning re-release of English Nursery Rhymes, as  Classic Nursery Rhymes, a book first published when World War One was at its height. The new edition is the result of a chance discovery in company archives by Publishing Director Jayne Parsons and featuresContinue reading Bloomsbury to publish classic Dorothy M. Wheeler-illustrated Nursery Rhymes collection

The first Famous Five strip in Look-In, drawn by Mike Noble.

The Famous Five At 75: New Merchandise in the Works

Bulldog Licensing, which represents the estate of children’s author Enid Blyton, has announced a range of nostalgia products will launch next year to celebrate 75 years of her much-loved The Famous Five. The Famous Five are among Enid Blyton’s best-loved creations and countless children have gone adventuring with them since the publication of Five on a TreasureContinue reading The Famous Five At 75: New Merchandise in the Works

Famous Five to ape Doctor Who (or is that Timeslip?)

The cast of The Famous Five1978 production, scripted byRichard Carpenter London-based Kindle Entertainment, makers of the critically acclaimed CBBC show Leonardo are to turn Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five into a time travel show. The company recently announced it has has entered into a co-production pact with Hachette UK, which recently acquired a majority ofContinue reading Famous Five to ape Doctor Who (or is that Timeslip?)