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Ring O' Bells Mystery (Barney Mysteries #3)

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Title:Ring O' Bells Mystery (Barney Mysteries #3)
Blyton, Enid   
(114 of 165 for author by title)
The River of Adventure (Adventure series #8)
The Rilloby Fair Mystery (Barney Mysteries #2)
Published:   1951
Publisher:William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.
Tags:adventure, fiction, juvenile, mystery

This is the third book about Roger, Diana, Snubby and his dog Loony, and Barney and his monkey Miranda.

Brief Summary by Robert Houghton: When Barney the circus boy hitches a lift to meet his friends Roger Diana and Snubby at Ring O Bells village, he stumbles across the start of a mystery that seems impossible to solve – strange noises in the night, bells that ring by themselves to warn that enemies are at work, legends and characters that seem to survive the centuries, and secret passages and priest holes in Ring O Bells Hall. Fact seems to merge with fantasy and legend as a thrilling story unravels. Are the legends of Ring O Bells Hall coming true, or can there be a more human explanation [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:155 Info

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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