Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Booky Advent Calendar Day 4: "Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories" by Enid Blyton (Hodder Children's Books)

Day 4 of our calendar, and another fantastic author who just belongs here in our christmas roundup with her amazing prolific talent for turning her hand to seasonal stories.

"Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories" is a fabulous selection of 25 tales perfect for the season. An ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers.

Here is a wonderful selection to read and share. From Santa Claus and his helpers to a family putting up their tree, the characters in these stories embrace the Christmas spirit. 

There is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food - many of the ingredients which have been delighting Enid Blyton's readers for more than seventy years.

The stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 1940s and 1960s. 

This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated.

The collection contains: 

The Lost Presents
Santa Claus Gets a Shock
A Week Before Christmas;
The Christmas Tree Aeroplane
Good Gracious, Santa Claus!
The Tiny Christmas Tree
What Happened on Christmas Eve
The Little Reindeer Bell
The Very Full Stocking
In Santa Claus's Castle
What They Did at Miss Brown's School
Santa Claus Gets Busy
The Christmas Tree Fairy
The Little Christmas Tree
A Family Christmas -Christmas Holidays
A Family Christmas - Bringing Home the Holly;
A Family Christmas -The Curious Mistletoe
A Family Christmas - Balder the Bright and Beautiful
A Family Christmas - The Christmas Tree
A Family Christmas - A Christmassy Afternoon
A Family Christmas -Bringing in the Yule Log
A Family Christmas -Christmas Carols
A Family Christmas -A Visitor in the Night
A Family Christmas -The Story of Santa Claus
A Family Christmas -Christmas Day

"Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories" by Enid Blyton is out now, published by Hodder Children's Books (kindly supplied for review).