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Circus Days Again (Mr. Galliano's Circus #3)

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Title:Circus Days Again (Mr. Galliano's Circus #3)
Author:
Blyton, Enid   
(15 of 97 for author by title)
Come to the Circus!
The Christmas Book
Published:   1942
Publisher:Dean & Son, Ltd.
Tags:fiction, juvenile, circus
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Life is never dull for Jimmy and his performing dog Lucky, and Lotta with her horse Black Beauty, as they continue their travels with Mr Galliano's Circus. There are fresh faces and adventures in store as a number of exciting new acts join the circus: talking parrots, a performing seal, three more clowns and the brilliant yet forbidding conjuror Britomart. But then Mrs Galliano falls seriously ill and needs to go away with Mr Galliano to recuperate, leaving the circus in the hands of Britomart as its new ringmaster. Before long, more and more of the circus folk find they can stand his cold-hearted rule no longer and are talking of leaving. Jimmy and Lotta are devastated, but what can they do? Is this the end for Galliano's Circus?

—Courtenay Rule [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Blyton, Enid

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Enid Blyton (1897-1968) was a prolific English author of children's books. Born in London, she began writing while still in school. Her first attempts at writing were rejected by publishers which just made her more determined to succeed. She trained as a teacher and in her spare time continued to write. Her first book, a collection of poems, was published in 1922. Her first series of books, "Old Thatch", began in 1934 and eventually encompassed 28 books. In the 1940's she began to churn out books sometimes three or four per year. By the 1950's she was publishing upwards of 50 books per year. In all, she wrote over 750 books which sold over 600 million copies. While critics called her writing unimaginative and lacking literary merit, this did not stop her adoring fans from scooping her books off the shelf. Even after her death, her endearing stories continue to draw the rapt attention of children everywhere. (Enid Blyton Society)

Most of Blyton's books were illustrated. Unfortunately, many of the illustrators are not yet in the public domain here in Canada. Each edition of her books frequently brought a different set of illustrations by a different illustrator. When possible, we include the illustrations from any edition where the artist is in the public domain. We have a few of her early nature books which we have chosen not to publish, as the art is integral to the book. However, most of her stories appear to be quite standalone without the art, and we bring them to you un-illustrated. Many of the first edition illustrations can be found on the Enid Blyton Society website: https://www.enidblytonsociety.co.uk/

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