A Spell for a Puppy & Jinky's Joke
by Enid Blyton
In A Spell for a Puppy, pixies help a little girl get a dog. How do the pixies help? Read the story and find out.A wicked little pixie learns not to play naughty jokes on others in Jinky??'s JokesCharming stories about animals, fairies, toys, pixies and children, these Enid Blyton classics are sure to become a favorite in everyone's home and library. Just the right length...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Mercury Books
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It appears that, for my daughter, Enid Blyton has now officially outstripped both James Howe and Roald Dahl. I like that her stories use grammar and language that is simple enough for a young child to follow well, and yet somehow not insipid for an adult to read, and they are all full of imagination. I had to read Jinky's Joke twice in one day...and yet it was not at all painful to do.
Born in 1897 in South London, Enid Mary Blyton was the eldest of three children, and showed an early interest in music and reading. She was educated at St. Christopher's School, Beckenham, and - having decided not to pursue her music - at Ipswich High School, where she trained as a kindergarten teacher. She taught for five years before her 1924 marriage to editor Hugh Pollock, with whom she had tw...moreMore about Enid Blyton...