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The Three Golliwogs

3.95  ·  Rating Details  ·  154 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published 1969 by Dean & Son Ltd. (first published 1964)
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Shannan
Even though I'm a teen, I still loved this book.

The book I own has been passed down through my family and now belongs to my auntie. A few years ago, she lended it to me and I've haven't been able to give it back yet, but then again, I don't know if she wants it back.

Back to the story, though, I found it interesting the way Enid wrote it. Most of the time, one of the characters asked a question and Blyton wrote "said."

Overall, the Three Golliwogs is a great children's book and I would recommend i
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Greg Deane
Feb 25, 2016 Greg Deane rated it it was amazing
n excellent question, which I readily answer with "The Three Golliwogs" by Enid Blyton. This book is on a par with Enoch Powell's River of Blood speech as a warning against mass immigration from the Third World. In this work, Blyton chillingly predicts the lawless future when three black golliwogs mug and rob Noddy in a dark forest, symbolic of the dangerous places which many modern European cities are quickly becoming. The wicked, swarthy villains with hideous Afro haircuts then steal his red a ...more
Lisa
Feb 24, 2013 Lisa rated it really liked it
This book is a favourite from my childhood and was lovely to revisit. Times have certainly changed since The Three Golliwogs came on the scene!
Eva
Apr 27, 2012 Eva rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading this book, funny story
I think my niece will love it
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Christine
*wonders at the probable racist undertones*
Kirsty (overflowing library)
Loved reading this with my dad as a kid
Olabusayo
Jun 24, 2011 Olabusayo rated it it was amazing
first book i ever read. loved it!!!
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Nice
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(See also her pen name Mary Pollock)

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 edito
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