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date: 19 October 2019

Wishing-Chair series 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

A childhood favourite for generations, Adventures of the Wishing-Chair (1937) was the prolific Enid *Blyton’s first full-length book, and told in short episodes the story of Mollie and Peter, who, when searching for a birthday present for their mother, find a chair in an antique shop that can grow wings and fly. Their adventures lead them to befriending a pixie called Chinky who comes to live with them in their playroom. A sequel, ... ...

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