Enid Blyton was born 1897 in London where she excelled at school; during her school days Blyton enjoyed physical activities eventually leaving school as head girl. A talented pianist, Enid gave up her musical studies to train as a teacher. She taught for five years writing in her spare time before she achieved huge success with her childrens stories. Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the best-known and best-loved writers of childrens stories. She is consistently voted a childrens favourite in author polls and one of the most frequently borrowed authors from public libraries. She has over 800 childrens books to her credit, including the Famous Five series, the Secret Seven series, and the Naughtiest Girl series with a fan base spanning generations.
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