A quartet of Britain’s finest modern children’s authors recast Enid Blyton’s classic boarding school series for the twenty first century. Meet Marietta, Maggie, Sunita and Evelyn in these wonderful new stories that give Malory Towers contemporary relevance whilst staying unerringly true to the spirit of the original.
It's time to welcome new girls to Malory Towers, the famous boarding school by the sea, in four brand-new stories by outstanding authors, set in Enid Blyton's much-loved school.
YA and Waterstones Book Prize-winner Patrice Lawrence introduces us to proud Marietta with her magnificent head of braided hair. A dormitory argument reveals something unusual about Marietta, and something equally unexpected about Alicia.
In Guardian and Stylist columnist Lucy Mangan's story, student librarian Evelyn is wary of her lively, lacrosse-playing classmates. When one of them becomes a regular visitor to the hushed domain of the library, can Evelyn really trust her?
Sunita Sharma joins Malory Towers surrounded by a sense of mystery, in Narinder Dhami's fabulous story. But is Sunita really as glamorous as Gwendoline imagines?
In Rebecca Westcott's heartwarming story, Darrell and friends fear the worst when spoilt Gwendoline's cousin joins the school. But Maggie is very different from her stuck-up relative...
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 161 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 18 mm
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“Perfect for Blyton fans, both old and new!”
I've just devoured this book in one sitting and it's taking a lot of restraint to not write this whole review in capitals and a jumble of excitable letters! I credit Enid Blyton with being the author who... More
“Enid Blyton fans take note!”
This book is fantastic. It stays true to Enid Blyton, which is what we want, but also brings it into the path or new fans today.
I was a bit sceptical with it being written by 4 different authors but I think they have... More
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