Monday, 6 June 2011


Gidget is a fictional character created by author Frederick Kohner (based on his teenage daughter, Kathy) in his 1957 novel, Gidget, the Little Girl with Big Ideas. The novel follows the adventures of a teenage girl and her surfing friends on the beach at Malibu. The name Gidget is a portmanteau of "girl and midget".Following the novel's publication, the character appeared in several films, television series and telemovies.

1 comment:

  1. Before I ever thought about surfing.. I was called Gidget A LOT when I was younger.. apparantly Sandra Dee is my doppleganger.. So the irony when I started surfing..Ha! Maybe it was a sign I should have pursued this when I was much younger.. OH WELL better late than never.