If you climb to the top of the Faraway Tree, you come to a land of magic and wonder. Jo, Bessie and Fanny meet up with wicked Enchanter Red-Cloak and have a tea-party in the Land of Cakes.
Enid Mary Blyton (1897–1968) was a British children's writer known as both Enid Blyton and Mary Pollock. She was one of the most successful children's storytellers of the twentieth century. Once described as a "one-woman fiction machine", she is noted for numerous series of books based on recurring characters and designed for different age groups.
Enid Blyton's books have enjoyed popular success in many parts of the world, and have sold over 400 million copies. Blyton is the sixth most translated author worldwide: over 3400 translations of her books were available in 2007 according to UNESCO's Index Translationum; she is behind Lenin and almost equal to Shakespeare.
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