Enid Blyton, who died in 1968, is one of the most popular and prolific children’s authors of all time. She wrote over seven hundred books, which have been translated into many languages throughout the world. She also found time to write numerous songs, poems, and plays, and ran magazines and clubs. Her stories of magic, adventure and friendship continue to enchant children the world over. Enid Blyton's beloved works include The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, Malory Towers, The Magic Faraway Treeand the Adventure series.