The Wiggles are a musical group formed in 1991 who their music at children. The members of the group are Anthony Field, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt and Sam Moran who took over for Greg Page. Two of the original Wiggles, Jeff Fatt and Anthony Field were members of the band “The Cockroaches" during the 1980's.
The Wiggles are performers in their own right; however they have also developed other supporting characters to entertain:
- Dorothy is green yellow spotted dinosaur that loves to eat roses and do ballet.
- Captain Feathersword is a very friendly pirate with a hat and eye patch.
- Wags the Dog is a brown furry dog that loves to sing and dance.
- Henry the Octopus sings and has an underwater band.
The Wiggles also use other supporting characters such as trucks, buses and the big red car as well as a cast of dancers.
The Wiggles have adopted colored skivvies to help children identify each character, Sam wears yellow, Anthony wears blue, Murray wears red and Jeff wears purple. Each of the Wiggles character has character traits; Murray plays a guitar player, Greg performed magic routines, Anthony likes to eat and Jeff falls asleep.
The Wiggles have won gold, platinum, double platinum and multi-platinum industry awards. Sales of DVD's approach 20 million and CD's four million. They perform regularly on the Wiggles television series and their concert appearances.
The Wiggles and their supporting characters Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Henry the Octopus and Wags the Dog have entertained and educated young children around the world and continue to do so.
Characters ‘n’ Toons is an online toy store and a leading authority on children's character toys and entertainment. Characters ‘n’ Toons has a large selection of character toys, action figures, bedding, games, gifts, merchandise and collectibles that include Wiggles toys and Wiggles bedding featuring Anthony, Sam, Jeff, Murray, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword and Henry the Octopus and many more character toys for children.