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Dear old Enid certainly churned them out. There were 245 titles on Amazon's database at last count.
This story of our blue bell bonneted buddy is Part 12 of the "All Aboard for Toyland " series. Some romance comes into young Nod's life in the form of Tessie Bear. They get quite seriously involved, particularly when they lose Farmer Straw's milk-churn and basket of eggs, which was tied to Noddy's new kite which lifted the milk and egg up into the sky, while Tessie tries to get the hens back into the hen-run after she left the gate open. Got all that?
If they get caught, Noddy volunteers to take Tessie's share of the spanking. Tessie says "You're so nice and I do like you so much".
Enid was obviously such a high-flying authoress back in the 1950's she was apparently immune from the rigour of the editor's blue pencil.
A bad blooper occurs in the continuity of the story between page 46 and 47. On page 46 we have "..... the milk-churn wasn't up in the sky any longer. The string had broken and the churn had fallen down....". On the following page we have ".... Tessie kept her eye on the swing milk-churn high up in the sky..... "Noddy, Noddy - the churn's falling down, it's falling!" Woops!
You can't deny these stories are classics. The language and the sentiment in these tales is very Edwardian, that is, very stern and stilted. There is always a moral to the story, typically revolving around the virtues of charity.
Fiona Cummings has rewritten this series of books in recent times, under the Enid Blyton trademark. They have been greatly abridged with the illustrations more cartoon like.
Despite the quaintness, the unintended humour and sloppy editing, the originals by Dame Enid herself are the best choice. The original illustrations are gems and the stories although more wordy have a higher literary quality.