The Magic Faraway Tree

4 books in series
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The Enchanted Wood Summary

The first book in Enid Blyton's much loved Magic Faraway Tree series - read by Kate Winslet.

The Enchanted Wood is the first wonderful story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.

When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures....

Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree.

Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come with them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.

This recording follows the original text, first published in 1939. It does not contain the following chapters, which were first written for Enid Blyton's Omnibus! published in 1952, and later inserted into some editions of The Enchanted Wood

 Up to the Land of Toys 

 They get into trouble 

 Mr Oom-Boom-Boom 

 In Santa Claus's Castle

©2013 Enid Blyton (P)2013 Hachette Children's
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  • Book 1

    • The Enchanted Wood

    • By: Enid Blyton
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come with them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it

    • By Kat J on 11-03-15

    Regular price: £9.99

  • Book 2

    • The Magic Faraway Tree

    • By: Enid Blyton
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413

    The Magic Faraway Tree is the second magical story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beware the land of the stolen chapters.

    • By gilbrek on 17-04-16

    Regular price: £9.99

  • Book 3

    • The Folk of the Faraway Tree

    • By: Enid Blyton
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 263

    The Folk of the Faraway Tree is the third enchanting story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Come with them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Painless long car journeys with two young boys!

    • By Cherrington on 05-05-14

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Adventure of the Goblin Dog

    • The Magic Faraway Tree
    • By: Enid Blyton, Mark Beech
    • Narrated by: Tuppence Middleton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Discover the magic! Travel to the top of the Magic Faraway Tree with Peter and Mary on their quest to rescue a princess. Explore Fairyland in this truly magical story, where you'll encounter the Goblin Dog, rescue a princess and visit the Land of Storytellers. This is an irresistible story for all who've ever stepped into the Enchanted Wood and a fantastic introduction to the Magic Faraway Tree stories for young children.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • :)

    • By bluebell on 29-04-19

    Regular price: £9.99