Enid Blyton rejected for English heritage coin commemoration

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18 Jun 2021, 6:37 pm

Celebrated children’s author Enid Blyton has been trending on Twitter in Australia after her work was deemed “racist and xenophobic”, according to English Heritage.
The Sun reports that an article on English Heritage’s website about the late Famous Five author noted that her work “has been criticised during her lifetime and after for its racism, xenophobia and lack of literary merit”.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/15305906/ ... laque-blm/

As many of us grew up with Enid Blyton stories, I am wondering what the response to this is here on WP?