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How many books did Enid Blyton write?

This is easily the most asked question about our beloved author, and it's amazing how many different answers there are. The truth is, it depends on what you mean by "book." Do you mean novels? Short story compilations? Character books? Non-fiction nature books? The following numbers are shamelessly borrowed from the Enid Blyton Society's database and updated real-time. For a far more detailed analysis, visit the Society's immense Cave of Books.

Note: Enid is credited with over 10,900 short stories, poems and plays throughout her career, but some were used many times so the actual number is more like 7500. Check out this comprehensive, detailed listing.
  • 186 novels/novelettes
  • 258 character books
  • 985 short story series books
  • 268 education books
  • 233 recreation books
  • 208 continuation books
  • 290 Enid Blyton contributions

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Messages from Enid Blyton fans...

November 25, 2015 - Sophia says: Umm did you write house at the corner its sooooooo cool I love it and my most fave is chacter is lizzie Farrell she is very kind and helpful I looooove your books.
Fatty says... Fatty says: I didn't write it, but Enid Blyton did! I agree, it is a very good book. Thankfully, she wrote it in 'proper' English, unlike your post! ;-)
November 9, 2015 - Sue Webster says: My favourite Famous Five book is Five on Finniston Farm. That American boy gets the best end of George and Timmy. It's funny and exciting. I started a FF Club and an SS Club on the Enid Blyton Society Forums ages ago where you can join in the fun! Free to join.
Buster says... Buster says: And here is the link to the Society, which Sue mentions.
November 4, 2015 - Anita says: The story Berenice remembers is 'The Man Who Drew Faces'. The artist draws Sally's granny as well as her mother. It's a lovely tale and it can be found in these pages.
Fatty says... Fatty says: That'll teach me to give my opinion! Thanks, as always, Anita, for your help.
November 3, 2015 - Evie M says: I have been reading all the Malory Towers books, I forgot how good they were.
November 3, 2015 - Berenice says: Hi I wondered if anyone could help with crystalising some old memories for me please? I read a story when I was six or seven about an artist painting/drawing a child's mother and explaining the stories behind all of the lines in her face. It must have made a big impression on me as I still don't care about wrinkles to this day - I always think they are important as they show your life.! I'd love to share it with my seven year old niece so she grows up feeling the same way. Any help very gratefully received. Thanks, Berenice.
Fatty says... Fatty says: I wouldn't think this has anything to do with Enid Blyton, but I will approve this post in case it rings bell with anybody.
November 1, 2015 - Richard says: Thank you so much for your help, Anita. I obviously came to the right place!
Fatty says... Fatty says: The right place is probably the Enid Blyton Society! That is where the real experts live.
October 30, 2015 - Anita says: The story Richard asked about is 'The Tenth Task' from The Enid Blyton Book of Fairies. Jack has ten chances (not three) to rescue his sister Jean from Zani the wicked spirit. There is a similar episode in The Enid Blyton Book of Brownies, but that involves a girl from the Land of Giggles and three brownies.
Buster says... Buster says: Thanks you for the information, Anita.

Fatty says: Thanks Anita - you're help is always appreciated.
October 30, 2015 - Richard says: I wonder if anyone can help me track down a Blyton title. I'm not sure if it's a collection of short stories or a book in its own right, but (part of) it concerns a boy and a girl who find themselves in a strange land; at one point, the girl (the boy's sister? ) is being held captive by an evil magician / wizard and the boy is told that she will be released on condition that he can think of an impossible task for the wizard to perform. He is given three chances. Of course, the first two feats are easily accomplished, but the wizard is completely foiled when he is unable to straighten a hair taken from the girl's head. Please help! I'm at my wits' end!
Fatty says... Fatty says: It sounds like a short story to me, but I can't help with a title. Maybe one of our loyal readers will know, Richard.
October 27, 2015 - Jasmine says: I love Famous Five because of the mystery in it. My favourite character is Anne because she is mostly like me. I have almost finished number 20 (Five Have A Mystery To Solve) and number 21 is waiting for me. I am 8 years old and I have read the whole series in order. So far my favourite book is 'Five Have A Mystery To Solve' because it is very mysterious and it is almost Halloween time. My least favourite is 'Five get into trouble' because it is about kidnapping.
Buster says... Buster says: Glad you are enjoying the books, Jasmine. My favourite is Get Into Trouble and Fall Into Adventure. In fact, I love them all.
October 24, 2015 - cmcke says: Enid Blyton was a brilliant author she is a favourite of my best friend and mine. I have 250 books by her.
Fatty says... Fatty says: That is some collection!
October 23, 2015 - olivia says: I absolutely adore reading Enid Blyton and I want to write a story following the same gernre. Now I understand how hard it is writing a story.
Buster says... Buster says: It is difficult, Olivia. I wish you luck in writing your story.
September 25, 2015 - Ted Raftery says: OK Daisy. We will presume it was innocent ( even though George ( Enid) wanted to be a boy. The boundary's these days are so lightly defined one has to speculate. I remember back in the 40's there were two ladies in our street who lived together. They kept themselves to themselves. Never mixed. There was talk. But of course such things didn't happen then did they!!!!!!!!! Not trying to be nasty but I like to imagine I have found the truth, Lol.
September 25, 2015 - Ted Raftery says: With reference to my earlier message about re reading The Famous Five. My favourite remains book number one. Five on a treasure Island. And the illustrations by Eileen Soper which put it all in my childhood era. I have an early copy of that one. Hate the PC corrections put into later editions. I say, still jolly good reading though. Wizard.
Buster says... Buster says: I love the Soper illustrations best too, Ted. And my own collection are all the original text. Not the PC corrections.
September 25, 2015 - Ted Raftery says: In answer to TJL in September asking about Hilbre Island, ( which lies off Hoylake, Cheshire. ) could she be mistaking it for Kirrin Island? I have been to Hilbre and it is about the size of Kirrin but of course no old castle. Just a lighthouse.
September 25, 2015 - Ted Raftery says: As I said months ago I am spending my summer re reading the Famous Five series. Strangely I found I had not read them all before. I bought these paperbacks in the late 80"s and the cover illustrations are appalling. One has Anne on a cycling tour wearing HEELS!! All of them are pictured as being much older than the stories indicate. Anyway I still enjoyed. As advised I also bought and read The Biography by Barbara Stoney. Very insightful. Interesting to note that Enid identified with George! She modeled George after herself. This brings up another question that struck me. Enid is stated as having a very intimate relationship with Dorothy Richards. Mmmmm. What sort of relationship? Sorry to speculate this way Fatty but could it have been.
Daisy says... Daisy says: I think Dorothy's friendship with Enid was innocent, Ted.

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