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Sam Mendes Bringing Enid Blyton Classic To The Big Screen

22nd October 2014

Director/producer Sam Mendes is bringing British author Enid Blyton's The Faraway Tree children's book series to cinemas.Beloved author Blyton penned the four-novel series between 1939 and 1951 about a group of children and their adventures...

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Enid Blyton Set For Plaque Tribute In English Hometown

2nd January 2014

Children's author Enid Blyton is set to be honoured with a commemorative plaque in the English town she called home for 30 years.The London-born writer, known for her popular The Famous Five and The Secret...

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Fascinating Fact: 3638700

1st May 2013

Late British author Enid Blyton, who created the Famous Five and the Secret Seven series, is to be honoured with a special exhibition in Newcastle, England. The writer's life and work will be celebrated at...

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Simon Cowell To Get Special Emmy

5th October 2010

Simon Cowell is to receive a special prize at this year's 38th International Emmy Awards. The music mogul will be presented with the International Emmy Founders Award for his work on various TV talent shows,...

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Geri Turns To Kids' Books

13th April 2007

Motherhood appears to be changing Geri Halliwell's attitude to life as she has started to write children's books.Following in the footsteps of fellow singer Madonna, the former Spice Girl is penning the books following the...

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Fascinating Fact 2562

6th December 2006

ENID BLYTON's intrepid child detectives THE FAMOUS FIVE are set to return to screens in Britain in a new animated series on the UK Disney Channel....

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Famous Five Resurrected

27th May 2005

British author ENID BLYTON's fictional gang of mystery-soliving pals, THE FAMOUS FIVE, are to be resurrected on the small screen in animated form. The NODDY creator's novels about tomboy GEORGE and her friends JULIAN,...

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Blyton's Daughter Doesn't Know Much About Madonna

17th September 2003

The daughter of renowned British children's author ENID BLYTON didn't care that MADONNA had never heard of her famous mother - because she didn't know much about the MATERIAL GIRL either. At the launch...

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Madonna: 'Enid Who?'

15th September 2003

The launch of MADONNA's debut children's book THE ENGLISH ROSES got off to an embarrassing start yesterday (14SEP03), when the pop star admitted she'd never heard of legendary kids' author ENID BLYTON. The MATERIAL...

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