Queen Of Adventure

Enid Blyton has been derided for her stereotyped characters and simplistic plots with racist and sexist undertones, but she remains Britain's most popular writer. To mark the centenary of her birth, Susan Jeffreys joins writers, critics, and pupils from Holt Primary School in Norfolk to reappraise the contribution of this most read and most controversial of children's writers.

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Enid Blyton has been derided for her stereotyped characters and simplistic plots with racist and sexist undertones, but she remains Britain's most popular writer. To mark the centenary of her birth, Susan Jeffreys joins writers, critics, and pupils from Holt Primary School in Norfolk to reappraise the contribution of this most read and most controversial of children's writers. Producer Jill Burridge

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Unknown: Enid Blyton

Unknown: Susan Jeffreys

Producer: Jill Burridge