Hek Waves‘ Today’s Memory
Enid Blyton’s birthday
Originally shared by Hek Waves
“Well, you know what grown-ups are,’ said Dinah. ‘They don’t think the same way as we do. I expect when we grow up, we shall think like them – but let’s hope we remember what it was like to think in the way children do, and understand the boys and the girls that are growing up when we’re men and women.”
— Enid Blyton, The Island of Adventure
Enid Blyton, English children’s writer, was born 118 years ago from today on August 11th, 1897 in Dulwich, London, England
– Quelle: http://geboren.am/person/enid-blyton. She’s today best known for her adventure series Famous Five (German: „Fünf Freunde”). This educational oriented series of books is notable for shaping the gamine girl „Georgina”, which motivated young girls to break classical gender stereotypes and break into boy’s domains.
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