This book deserves to be on every child's bookshelf. (Junior Design Awards). A deluxe, beautifully-illustrated hardback edition of Enid Blyton's The Magical Faraway Tree for the 75th anniversary. When Joe, Beth and Frannie climb up to the top of the Faraway Tree, they meet Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan Man. Their new friends show them an exciting secret - how to visit lots of strange and magical lands, where they have many thrilling adventures. Whether they're exploring the Land of Do-As-You-Please to the Land of Tempers, readers will delight in beautiful, full-colour illustrations from the fantastic Mark Beech. This stunning edition of The Magic Faraway Tree was highly commended in the 2014 Junior Design Awards and shortlisted in the Prima Baby Awards. It is a richly stalgic offering perfect for bedtime reading. Children aged five and up will fall in love with the Faraway Tree. Look out for the seluxe editions of The Enchanted Wood and Folk of the Faraway Tree. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children's author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree-, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Enid takes her place alongside Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, and A. A. Milne as one of Britain's true heritage children's authors. Her books were terrific page-turners in the way others were . (Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse).
Enid Blyton is one of the best-loved children's authors with over 700 titles published and 500 million copies sold worldwide. She is perhaps best know for The Famous Five. Aged 27, Enid married Hugh Pollock and moved to London. They had two children, and soon afterwards Enid wrote her first novel, The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair. Enid divorced Hugh after almost 20 years of marriage, and married Kenneth Waters in 1943. Throughout the 40s and 50s, Enid wrote books at a colossal pace: adventure stories, mysteries, magical stories, farming stories, stories for younger children, and best-selling series like The Magic Faraway Tree, which has thrilled children everywhere with Joe, Beth and Frannie's magical adventures. Enid died in 1968. Her stories remain timeless classics, adored throughout the world.