Enid Blyton is rightfully one of children's fiction's best-loved authors. Her books range from gripping mysteries to comical boarding school capers to magical stories for little readers and have been enjoyed by kids all over the UK for generations. Now, we've thrilled to share with you a special downloadable poster with all the different Enid series and their reading ages included, plus here on our blog, we have all the information you need about the series, including the recommended reading age and synopsis for each one.
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Enid Blyton's Amazing Books:
Noddy is one of the friendliest and most recognisable faces in children's fiction. As a little boy made of wood, Noddy joins his friends in the exciting adventures of Toyland. Great for young bookworms to read along with their parents, these bright and colourful books are a must for every child's bookshelf.
Younger Readers 5+
The Magic Faraway Tree is a classic beloved by youngsters everywhere (and many adults too!). As Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a house next to an enchanted wood things are about to get very exciting indeed. They meet some strange new friends, Silky the Fairy, Moonface and Saucepan Man and visit many distant and magical places.
Developing Readers 6+
This bestselling series is perfect for children who are keen readers and those who are still building their reading confidence alike. Peter, Janet, Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the "Secret Seven" - a band of young heroes who are determined to protect their community and solve every mystery or crime that hits the area.
This fun series follows the mischievous Elizabeth Allen who has been sent to boarding school after one too many pranks on her governess. But, things aren't as miserable as she thought they'd be at school. She's made a new friend, Joan Townsend, and the rules aren't so easy to break when your school is an unconventional as Whyteleafe.
Independent Readers 8+
For readers who are comfortable reading books on their own, The Famous Five is a great collection to get them familiar with. Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog are getting themselves into strange situations in these thrilling books. Their adventures take them to all manner of exciting and spooky spots. An excellent series for every reader, these books are must-reads.
Larry, Bets, Pip, Fatty, Daisy and Buster the dog are solving mysteries and cracking all kinds of cases around their local area. When even the police don't know what to do, the Find-Outers step in to save the day. With cases including The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage and The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat, these are books children can get really stuck into and take a turn at playing detective with themselves.
Confident Readers 9+
Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan are two very cheeky twins. When their parents send them to St Clare's secondary school, instead of the expensive Ringmere, they decide to terrorise all the teachers and fellow students at the school in revenge. But, over the course of these funny stories, Pat and Isabel make friends and learn that there are more important things than getting your own back - even if it is quite fun!
This is undoubtedly Enid Blyton's most popular boarding school-based series. As Darrell Rivers joins her new school two terms behind the other students she starts to feel very isolated indeed. But, things soon look up for Darrell as she starts making friends (and a few enemies too!) at Malory Towers.
All the All these Enid Blyton books are great reads for kids and now you can see which series is appropriate for your children. Now every generation can make the most of Enid’s fantastic imagination and writing.
All these Enid Blyton books are great reads for kids and now you can see which series is appropriate for your children. Now every generation can make the most of Enid's fantastic imagination and writing.