Noddy, a fictional character created by English children’s author Enid Blyton. It is said that Enid Blyton took inspiration for Noddy from a village named Stud land in Dorset where she used to spend her holidays every summer.
It was first appeared in book series published between 1949 and 1963. The Noddy shows have run on British television since 1955.
The original 24 Noddy books written by Enid Blyton was were published between 1949 and 1963.
|1.||Noddy Goes to Toyland||1949|
|2.||Hurrah for Little Noddy||1950|
|3.||Noddy and His Car||1951|
|4.||Here Comes Noddy Again!||1951|
|5.||Well Done Noddy!||1952|
|6.||Noddy Goes to School||1952|
|7.||Noddy at the Seaside||1953|
|8.||Noddy Gets into Trouble||1954|
|9.||Noddy and the Magic Rubber||1954|
|10.||You Funny Little Noddy||1955|
|11.||Noddy Meets Father Christmas||1955|
|12.||Noddy and Tessie Bear||1956|
|13.||Be Brave, Little Noddy!||1956|
|14.||Noddy and the Bumpy-Dog||1957|
|15.||Do Look Out, Noddy||1957|
|16.||You’re a Good Friend, Noddy||1958|
|17.||Noddy Has an Adventure||1958|
|18.||Noddy Goes to Sea||1959|
|19.||Noddy and the Bunkey||1959|
|20.||Cheer Up, Little Noddy!||1960|
|21.||Noddy Goes to the Fair||1960|
|22.||Mr. Plod and Little Noddy||1961|
|23.||Noddy and the Tootles||1962|
|24.||Noddy and the Aeroplane||1963|
The first book describes how Noddy reaches toy land. He is made by a woodcarver in a toy store but runs away after seeing a lion carving by the man. He meets big ears, who sends him to toy land.
Major characters in Noddy books
Big Ears– a wise gnome who lives outside the you land and he is a wellwisher of Noddy.
Tessie Bear– Noddy’s girl friend who is a friendly kind hearted and cleaver teddy bear.
Mr. Plod– is a policeman in toy land.
Sly and Gobbo– they are mischievous goblins who steals things in toy land
Dinah Doll– a china doll, She sells all kind of things in the market.
Bumpy Dog– a pet dog of Tessie Bear, also accompanies Noddy.
Minor characters in Noddy books
- Little Ears
- Mr. Golly
- Sammy Sailor
- Mr. Noah
- Mrs. Noah
- Bert Monkey
- Mr. Tubby Bear
- Mrs. Tubby Bear
- Teddy Tubby Bear
- Miss Prim
- Sneaky and Stealthy
- Mr. Milko
Repeated appeared characters
- Noddy’s Car
- Master Tubby Bear
- Clockwork Mouse
- Mr. Wobblyman
- Miss Harriet
- Gibert Golly
- Mr. Jumbo
- Mr. Sparks
- Martha Monkey
- Mr. Train Driver
- Tricky Teddy
- The Skittles
- Clockwork Clown
Also read – William Shakespeare-Bard of Avon