Enid Blyton

  • born

    Enid Blyton was born in East Dulwich,London, England
  • her brother

    her brother was born the 11 may 1899
  • her second brother

    Enid's brother Carey Charles born.
  • school

    Enid starts at St Christopher's School for Girls, Beckenham
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    Enid's family move from Elm Road, Beckenham to a smaller semi-detached house nearby at 13 Westfield Road.
    Enid leaves St Christopher's School
  • Graduation

    Qualifies as a teacher, completing her Froebel course.
  • competition

    Wins a Saturday Westminster Review writing competition with 'On the Popular Fallacy that to the Pure All Things are Pure'.
  • First contribute

    Contributes first story 'PeroneI and his Pot of Glue' to Teachers World. They also accept poems and other stories
  • First daughter

    Enid's first daughter, Gillian Mary born
  • Adult novel

    completes a full-length adult novel, The Caravan Goes On, but fails to find a publisher
  • First book published

    The Secret Island published - the first of a series of 5 books.
  • More books publishes in 1 year

    More books publishes in 1 year
    In 1942 Enid published 22 books. Include the famous books: five, concretly in this year she published the book five and the treasure island, the first in a series of 21 books.
  • Her contribution on newspaper

    Enid's first contribution to the Sunday Graphic,to which she contributed regularly until April 1950.
    Imogen sent to board at Godstowe Preparatory School, High Wycombe.
  • Copyright company

    Enid forms her own copyright holding company , Darrell Waters limited.
  • Legal Procedings

    Enid Blyton starts legal proceedings to quash rumours that she doesn't write her own books.
  • close her magazine

    Enid Blyton closes down Enid Blyton's Magazine
  • One of the lasts books

    Noddy and the Aeroplane
  • Enid blyton die

    Enid Blyton dies peacefully in her sleep in a Hampstead nursing home.