Patrice Lawrence: Why I enrolled a young girl like me in Enid Blyton's Malory Towers

posted on 14 May 2019


Author Patrice Lawrence, writing for ITV News on the day of the British Book Awards, explains how she came to update a children's series she deliberately avoided as a child.

It was impossible to avoid Enid Blyton when I was a child. I was Famous Five more than Secret Seven, Wishing Chair more than Faraway Tree. But I was never, ever boarding school be it Malory Towers or St Clare’s.

Read the full article on this link to ITV