Noddy and big ears car
Character profile for Big Ears from Noddy And His Car (page 1)
The delightful little motor made famous by children's author Enid Blyton has been crafted from a Reliant Kitten car. The Noddy car had belonged to an elderly couple who spent the last five years enjoying their own adventures in the toy-like motor, driving around their home town of March, Cambridgeshire, and taking it to charity fundraising events. Geoffrey Hearn, 85, bought it for his Noddy-loving wife Sheila, 85, in and they even had Noddy and Big Ears costumes to look the part on their travels. But the couple reluctantly decided to sell the two-seater vehicle which has a top speed of 80mph as Mr Hearn now finds it too hard to operate a manual car due to a dodgy knee. Mr Hearn, a retired engineer, said: "My wife saw it for sale on eBay and just she had to have it, so I bought it for her. My wife saw it for sale on eBay and just she had to have it, so I bought it for her. Everyone would point and say 'Noddy'.
Noddy is a fictional character created by English children's author Enid Blyton , originally published between and Noddy was illustrated by the Dutch artist Eelco Martinus ten Harmsen van der Beek from until his death in , after which the work was continued by Peter Wienk. Television shows based on the character have run on British television since and continue to appear to this day. The first book explains Noddy's origins. He was made by a woodcarver in a toy store but ran away after the man began to make a wooden lion.
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Noddy's Toyland Adventures - Noddy Cheers Up Big Ears (Restored)
More than million copies of his books have been sold in 40 languages since English children's writer Enid Blyton snapped up the watercolour drawings by Dutch illustrator Harmsen Van der Beek of the perky elf with the tinkling bell hat. Four million Noddy books are still sold around the world every year. The animated television series has been shown from Saudi Arabia to South Africa and attracted an audience as big as Sesame Street in U. He has rung the bell to start trading on Wall Street and counts Hollywood hellraiser Jack Nicholson and "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow among his greatest fans. But the 24 Noddy books by the world's most consistently popular children's writer have had a bumpy ride over the years. Gilbert the Golliwog was dropped in the s after the books were accused of racism. He was replaced by Martha Monkey.
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