Enid Blyton - the Famous Five. Old-school? Yes. Twee? Yes. Fantastical? Yes. It still doesn't make us love Enid Blyton's series any less. All the best things about Old Britain, condensed into a narrative.

Enid Blyton - the Famous Five. Old-school? Yes. Twee? Yes. Fantastical? Yes. It still doesn't make us love Enid Blyton's series any less. All the best things about Old Britain, condensed into a narrative.

The Famous Five series ~ Enid Blyton ~ Books that have remained popular to this day.

The Famous Five series ~ Enid Blyton ~ Books that have remained popular to this day.

Famous Five...I collected all 21 books and probably read them a zillion times each. I have now collected them all over again and am reading them to my youngest girls

Famous Five...I collected all 21 books and probably read them a zillion times each. I have now collected them all over again and am reading them to my youngest girls

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Penguin Lines | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Penguin Lines | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Dairy Queen: Catherine Gilbert Murdock.  When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.  Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But, D. J. can’t help admitting, maybe he’s right.  When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.  Stuff like why her best friend, Amber, isn’t so friendly anymore. Or why her little brother, Curtis, never opens his mouth. Why her mom has two jobs and a big secret.

Dairy Queen: Catherine Gilbert Murdock. When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But, D. J. can’t help admitting, maybe he’s right. When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Stuff like why her best friend, Amber, isn’t so friendly anymore. Or why her little brother, Curtis, never opens his mouth. Why her mom has two jobs and a big secret.

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

Friday Book Design Blog: Sex is Forbidden by Tim Parks | Jonathan Gibbs | Independent Arts Blogs

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