Author(s): Enid Blyton
The perfect gift for Christmas and new readers! A classic short tale from Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree series with fun and stunning new full-colour illustrations from Alex Paterson. When Joe, Beth, Frannie and Rick, and their friends Silky and Saucepan-man, are turned into toys, they're not sure they'll ever be able to get back to their original selves! Only one person can help them. The friends must get to very top of the magic Faraway Tree and Santa Claus' castle as fast as they can! The magical Faraway Tree has been entertaining readers for more than 75 years. Now these colour short stories offer a great way for a whole host of young new readers to discover the adventures of Silky, Moon-Face, the Saucepan Man and all of their friends in the Enchanted Wood. Available in this short story series: A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Birthdays; A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Magic Medicines; A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Do-As-You-Please; A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Goodies; A Faraway Tree Adventure: In Santa Claus' Castle.
Enid Blyton was born in East Dulwich, South London, in 1897. She wrote over six hundred books in her lifetime, including many of the 20th century's most popular children's series. Some of her best-known works include the Famous Five, the Secret Seven, Malory Towers, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Wishing Chair and Noddy. Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers and is consistently voted a children's favourite in reader polls.