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The Faraway Tree series

Would you like to experience living in an enchanted wood with a magical tree and meet fairies, elves and pixies and have adventures on magical lands? The Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton tells magical stories about the adventures of three little children named Joe, Beth and Frannie who live near an enchanted wood which has a great magical tree. The series consists of four books titled The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Folk of the Faraway Tree and Up the Faraway Tree.

The first book in the series is The Enchanted Wood which tells the story of how Joe, Beth and Frannie discover the magical Faraway tree. The children meet Silky, Moon-Face, Mister Watzisname and Dame Washalot in the Faraway Tree and have exciting adventures on the lands on top of the Faraway tree. The most exciting lands the children visit on top of the Faraway tree are the Land of Toys, the Land of Birthdays, the Land of Cakes, the Land of Presents, the Land of Wishes, the Land of Dreams and the Land of Wizards. The scariest lands the children visit are the Land of Spells and the Land of Topsy-Turvy.

Enid Blyton’s brilliant writing creates a vivid picture of an enchanted and magical world. The Faraway Tree series is a must read for all those who love to go on imaginary journeys to enchanted places and meet magical characters and experience the adventures of a magical life.

Reviewed by Hannah George