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SUMMARY OF THE BOOK   

ENID BLYTON AS YOU'VE NEVER SEEN HER BEFORE

 This new biography of Enid Blyton will open your eyes to little known facts about her professional life that have never been fully revealed before.
You'll be thrilled when you discover how she used her little known artistic and literary endowments and her amazing photographic memory in her work as a professional storyteller and universal teacher.  
More than this, you'll see that, apart from writing over seven hundred storybooks for children, she was also a naturalist, poet, columnist & feature writer, editor of educational books, universal teacher, prolific songwriter (over 300 songs), professional storyteller,  playwright, artist & illustrator and a passionate gardener.

By the time you reach the end you'll discover strange talents you never knew she possessed, marvel at how she was able to do all the things described in this book while writing storybooks and wonder why they have never been made known before.
You'll learn, perhaps for the first time, how she wrote her stories and consider three theories I put forward to account for the phenomenon.
You'll also see how the poor quality of some of her stories was caused by a curious set of circumstances now revealed for the first time.
Through this fascinating biography, you now have the unique opportunity to see Enid Blyton in a light that has never been shone on her before. 

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HERE'S INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONTENTS OF THE BOOK

DESCRIPTION
Enid Blyton: The Untold Story is a hardcover book with a dust jacket or wrapper over the cover. Comprising 382 pages, it is richly illustrated with 35 Figures in the form of photographs of people referred to in the book, Enid Blyton's drawings and illustrations, and selections of book covers, in miniature, of her nature books, nature readers and reading books, poetry books, books of plays, song books, religious books, fairytale books and retold story books.
All this in addition to the ten chapters showing her work as a naturalist, poet, columnist & feature writer, editor, universal teacher, prolific songwriter, professional storyteller, playwright, artist and illustrator and an a passionate gardener.
It also contains 74 items in the Appendices in the form of tables of her songs in different categories, examples of her work in various fields and short treatments of subjects referred to in the text to provide background information. Two of these subjects are phrenology and physiognomy.
There are also tables of all the Figures and Appendices in the book, numbered for quick references; a copious Bibliography of Enid Blyton's books mentioned in the book, and of other books for further reading under the headings: 'Phrenology',' Fairies', 'Physiognomy' and' Clairvoyance'.
Finally it contains over one hundred Endnotes and an Index.

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