Enid Blyton is a fascinating and complex writer who is an ideal starting point for junior high school English students beginning to learn about biographical writing. Here is a quick break down that you could use for an Enid Blyton author study lesson plan with students in junior high school English:
Enid Blyton was born in London in 1897.
She lived with her family of a mother, father and two younger brothers.
She taught for a number of years before becoming a writer.
She began her career with a book of poems called Child Whispers, which was published in 1922.
She later wrote a great many books, including The Famous Five series, The Secret Seven series, The Wishing Tree, The Magic Faraway Tree, the Noddy books and the Naughtiest Girl series.
Enid Blyton, author of over 600 books for children in a career spanning 40 years, died in 1968 at the age of 71 years. She left behind a legacy of children's writing which has fascinated and captivated children over many decades since her death.