Mr Men The Complete Collection by Roger Hargreaves
  

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Mr Men The Complete Collection by Roger Hargreaves

This delightful set features the complete 50 title collection of timeless Mr. Men stories. As well as the much loved classic titles Mr. Bump , Mr. Tickle , Mr. Strong , and Mr. Messy , you can now enjoy the exciting new addition of Mr. Nobody . Mr Men are an enduring childhood favourite and are brought together in this fantastic box set for the first time. The lasting appeal of these classic books will ensure this collection takes pride of place on any child's nursery bookshelf.

About the Author

Born in 1935 in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, Charles Roger Hargreaves is Britain’s third best-selling author of all time having sold more than 100 million books, including all the familiar Mr. Men and Little Miss characters. Roger Hargreaves followed a career in advertising before becoming an author and illustrator.

He initially had difficulty finding a publisher, but once he did, the books became an instant success, selling over one million copies within three years and spawning a BBC animated television series, narrated and voiced by Arthur Lowe.

Although Roger Hargreaves wrote many other children's stories, including the Timbuctoo series of twenty-five books, John Mouse, and the Roundy and Squary books, he is best known for his Mr. Men and Little Miss books. With his wife, Christine, Roger had four children: Adam, Giles, and twins Sophie and Amelia who were the inspiration for Little Miss Twins.

Roger Hargreaves died suddenly of a stroke 11 September 1988. Adam has continued to write and draw the Mr. Men and Little Miss characters in new stories. In April 2004, Christine sold the rights to the Mr. Men characters to the entertainment group Chorion.

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Format

Paperback
1600 pages
Interest Age: 3+

Author

Roger Hargreaves
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2010

ISBN

9781405255486


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