Rediscovering Enid Blyton and the Famous Five by Readers Gazette
My first Blyton book was a Noddy book, I can still remember sitting in bed as a four year old at my grand-parents house in Beddgelert, a little village that looked out over Snowdonia, the wind and rain pelted against the windows that wintry evening but I was safely tucked up in my holiday bed reading and re-reading my Noddy goes to Town book. I can not be sure if my fascination with books started at that moment of time or before but I do still fondly remember the feeling of being cosy and warm and totally lost within a book...1 0 Follow ReadersGazette Tweet
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ is the first book in Sue Townsend's brilliantly funny Adrian Mole series.
Friday January 2nd
I felt rotten today. It's my mother's fault for singing 'My Way' at two o'clock in the morning at the top of the stairs. Just my luck to have a mother like her. There is a chance my parents could be alcoholics. Next year I could be in a children's home.
Meet Adrian Mole, a hapless teenager providing an unabashed, pimplesandall glimpse into...