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The Magic Faraway Tree is a children's novel by Enid Blyton, first published in 1943. It is the second book in the series of novels The Faraway Tree, in which Jo, Bessie and Fanny (renamed Joe, The Land of the Old Woman Dick and Fanny have been changed to Rick and Frannie, due to the modern sexual connotations.

When Dick & Fannie Became Rick & Frannie, by Kate Browne and worst of all Fanny was now Frannie and cousin Dick had been turned into some So now I' m off to search eBay for some old editions of Enid Blyton tales.

Despite my childhood addiction to anything written by Enid Blyton, I find I am unable to read any of my old Noddy collection to my children.