|Title:||The Mystery of the Strange Bundle (Five Find-Outers #10)|
|Publisher:||Granada Publishing Limited|
|Tags:||fiction, juvenile, mystery|
Brief Summary by Julie Heginbotham: Larry is thrilled when the milkman tells him about a robbery at the Cedars, just two doors away from Larry and Daisy's house. The Find-Outers love nothing better than a mystery, and no one knows if Mr Fellows at the Cedars was home when the robbery took place, but he certainly hadn't come back. But when Mr Fellows does come back to his home, he says there had been no robbery and that he was an untidy person and didn't want the police looking into something that didn't happen. Rather puzzled the Find-Outers dig deeper into this unusual mystery, and are even more puzzled by a bundle of dolls clothing that had been hidden in the river! What on earth could all this mean? The Find-Outers have a hard time trying to solve this unusual mystery. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Blyton, Enid
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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