I was uploading a few Noddy books to Ebay and had to note ‘Gollywog Editions’ in my description. As far as my knowledge of books goes poor old Enid Blyton has had a bad run with censorship and her childrens books.
Goodbye to Golly, farewell to Dick and Fanny. I don’t even know what the new kids are called!
Blyton has written some of the most popular books for children of all time. I remember spending hours and hours reading through the Faraway Tree Books and the Children of Cherry Tree Farm.
Kids don’t care about the ‘rudeness’, they don’t know, they don’t see it, they don’t get it. Oh to have a little innocence back! And why the heck do we change and ‘update editions’ of perfectly good stories just because a meaning of a word alters! Political Correctness sometimes just borders on the ridiculous.