No Jacket. Childhood, Family and Educational Life. Enid Blyton was born on 11th August 1897 in East Dulwich, London. Hardcover. She didn’t attend either her mother’s or father’s funeral. As a massive Blyton fan, I expected to gain a great deal of insight about the life of the writer, the life of the woman and the life of the mother and wife. And yet Enid Blyton is still regarded as one of the best known and loved children's authors of … Enid Blyton was British writer for children’s books born on 11th August 1897. About this Item: Pitkins, London, UK. Although her mother never approved of her writing and thought it was a mere waste of time her father encouraged his daughter to take part in all such activities. Condition: Good. Hardcover in clean, tidy condition. - Duration: 59:06. The Story of my Life is of course the autobiography of Enid Blyton that she brought out round the 1952 mark and it should be of interest to anyone who requires a wider knowledge of the author. No date given, but there is a previous owners inscription dated 1946 The Story of my Life is of course the autobiography of Enid Blyton that she brought out and it should be of interest to anyone who requires a wider knowledge of the author. Enid Blyton, in full Enid Mary Blyton, was born on 11 August 1897 in East Dulwich, South London, the oldest of the three children, to Thomas Carey Blyton (1870–1920), a cutlery salesman, and his wife Theresa Mary (née Harrison; 1874–1950). Her father moved away when she was a child, and Enid Blyton had a difficult relationship with her mother. The Enid Blyton Legacy 7stories. I took out a huge armful of Blyton bios from the library, but this was the only one to come directly from Blyton herself. Hardcover in clean, tidy condition. Enid Blyton … About this Item: Pitkins, London, UK. Hardcover. Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs. Loading... Unsubscribe from 7stories? No Jacket. Here are some facts about the British children’s writer, Enid Blyton. During her career, Enid Blyton produced more than 800 books over the course of 40 years. Enid Blyton's life story Banned by the BBC for almost 30 years, her writing continues to be labelled sexist and racist. Enids love for writing had surfaced from the beginning of her childhood. Condition: Good. It starts off with "A Letter to You All" where EB reports on the number of letters she gets containing question upon question to be answered. No date given, but there is a previous owners inscription dated 1946 The Story of my Life is of course the autobiography of Enid Blyton that she brought out and it should be of interest to anyone who requires a wider knowledge of the author. Part 1 of 3 - Knowing Your Place. But the best-selling author's private life would have the ingredients for a most torrid pot-boiler.