HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Noddy Goes to School by Enid Blyton
Loading...

Noddy Goes to School

by Enid Blyton

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: Noddy Adventures (6), Noddy Classic Library

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
701171,029 (3.64)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

The sixth title in Enid Blyton's The Noddy Library, a series of beginning-reader chapter-books about the adventures of a little wooden toy with a nodding head, Noddy Goes to School follows its hero as he experiences the satisfaction and chagrin of being part of a class. When Noddy's head gets too big for his little blue hat, his good friend Big Ears decides that he must go to school, where he will learn that he isn't nearly as clever as he thinks. Noddy does the best he can, but although he is greatly improved by the time of the school concert, he knows he won't win any prizes. Or will he...?

As mentioned in my review of Well Done Noddy!, the fifth book in this series, I understand that there is some controversy attached to these books, due to the inclusion of black-faced wooden dolls - called golliwogs - in the original editions. My copies were printed in 1996 however, and must be revised editions, as there were no golliwogs. But despite my relief that today's young readers will not be subjected to any egregiously racists themes, I would still hesitate to recommend this series to any child of my acquaintance, as I find them quite mawkish. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Jul 15, 2013 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (2 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Enid Blytonprimary authorall editionscalculated
BeekIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Noddy is having a very good day. Everybody keeps telling him how marvellous he is. But it all goes to his head and he is soon singing songs about how wonderful he is! When Big-Ears sees how Noddy has changed, he decides to send him to school. It’s time Noddy learnt a couple of lessons...
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

"Noddy thinks that he is a very clever toy indeed - but then Big-Ears tells him to go to school and find out there are lots more things to learn!" -- Back cover.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.64)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 3
3.5
4
4.5 1
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,142,673 books! | Top bar: Always visible