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The Wombles was a BBC children's TV series that lasted for two seasons (60 episodes) from 1974 to 1975, based on the collection of six Wombles novels by Elisabeth Beresford. The six books were... 'The Wombles' (1968), 'The Wandering Wombles' (1970), 'The Invisible Womble' (1973), 'The Wombles at Work' (1973), 'The Wombles to the Rescue' (1974) and 'The Wombles Go Round the World' (1976).

Some of the books were re-published by Puffin Books with TV-themed covers. A feature-length TV movie called 'Wombling Free' was broadcast in 1977 and novelised in 1978. In addition there were a number of other books based on the TV series.

In 1996 a new animated series was made that ran for three seasons (52 episodes) and aired from 1997 to 1998. Fifteen novelisations were published in large format children's books by Hodder from 1998 to 2001. A third series made with CGI is due to be shown in 2015.

Puffin Books

1974
1978

1974
1975

Walker Books

1975
1975
1975
1976

1990
1990
1990

Hodder Children's Books

1998

The Ghost of Wimbledon Common
1998

Orinoco the Magnificent
1998

Tomsk to the Rescue
1998

Shansi's Surprise
1998

Beautiful Boating Weather
1998

Camping and Cloudberries
1999

Buggy Trouble
1999

Deep Space Wombles
1999

The Great Cake Mystery
1999

The Bigfoot Womble
1999

Chaos on the Common
1999

The Great Womble Explorer
1999

A Wombling Winter Day
2001

The Sleep Wombler

Hardback
1999

Womble Winterland

Bloomsbury Books

2010
2010
2011
2011
2011
2011
2012

Puffin (Original) Books

1974
1977
1975
1977
1975

The Wombles Annuals Gallery