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Enid Blyton's life story

Banned by the BBC for almost 30 years, her writing continues to be labelled sexist and racist. And yet Enid Blyton is still regarded as one of the best known and loved children's authors of all time. This is her story.

17/09/2019 09:29updated: 17/09/2019 18:12
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  • Jenifer F.
    22/09/2019 16:32

    Loved her books. 😊

  • Jayne F.
    22/09/2019 16:36

    So did i as a child.

  • Brenda T.
    22/09/2019 18:21

    Wonderful reading all her books, still got mine.

  • Sue A.
    22/09/2019 18:27

    Her books were magical to me and taught me so much.

  • Katie E.
    22/09/2019 18:44

    I loved her book's when I was young still have a couple lol 🙂🙂🙂

  • Isabella T.
    22/09/2019 18:56

    Sexist and racist???? Rubbish

  • Tania J.
    22/09/2019 19:51

    Brillant stories💕💕👍

  • Deborah M.
    22/09/2019 20:41

    A different time. I'm not excusing, just stating a fact. Her books made reading an accessible joy for children, including me, around the world.

  • Nansi H.
    22/09/2019 21:20

    I loved her books and they were a huge part of my childhood. Xx

  • Carole S.
    22/09/2019 21:57

    I loved her books too

  • Steven B.
    23/09/2019 04:11

    I used to read her books when I was younger

  • Terry C.
    23/09/2019 08:43

    The BBC are too judgemental and very slanted in their views.

  • Lisa P.
    23/09/2019 08:57

    Still love reading famous five books and im 43

  • Marilyn A.
    23/09/2019 09:23

    What utter rubbish! Well loved children’s books I would never have described her books as sexist or racist

  • Joyce N.
    23/09/2019 11:22

    Only adults put these ridiculous notions into play. Her books were and still are in my opinion some of the best of childrens books ever showing what life was like in a world far more innocent than todays kids are growing up in

  • Chris A.
    23/09/2019 12:53

    Wankers

  • Timothy R.
    23/09/2019 18:25

    Loved by people , but not the BBC , typical

  • Paul G.
    23/09/2019 18:37

    Load of tripe’s

  • Johhny A.
    23/09/2019 21:34

    Bolloks a great author a fantastic quality woman that should be honoured in memory

  • David B.
    24/09/2019 10:21

    Bloody snowflakes finding offence when there is none, if it wasn't this it would be something else!!