Excerpt from Mr Tumpy's Caravan: IT was when Mr Tumpy was coming home with the butter that he saw the blue and yellow caravan standing in a little dell of primroses all alone.
Mrs Tumpy was always scolding him and begging him to get to work and mend the old one, but somehow Mr Tumpy couldn't seem to start.
Now Mr Tumpy looked longingly at the blue and yellow caravan.
Initially, the novel was believed to be a version of a comic strip collection called 'Mr Tumpy
and His Caravan', published in 1949.
She first assumed it was an early draft of the picture strip book Mr Tumpy
and His Caravan, published in 1949, but later found out it was a separate story.
Noddy first appeared in 1949 originally in a book called Mr Tumpy
And His Caravan.
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At first, staff believed it to be a version of a comic strip collection entitled Mr Tumpy
and His Caravan, which was published in 1949.
At first she wrongly assumed it was an early draft of the picture strip book Mr Tumpy and His Caravan, published in 1949.
We didn't have a copy Mr Tumpy and His Caravan as it's out of print and quite rare, so I sent copies of a few pages to Tony Summerfield, an expert in Blyton's published works.
ENID Blyton's Noddy first appeared in 1949, initially in Mr Tumpy
and his Caravan.