Mr. Men Adventure with Knights by Roger Hargreaves, Adam Hargreaves
  

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Mr. Men Adventure with Knights by Roger Hargreaves, Adam Hargreaves

There is a medieval tournament at Sir Lance's castle and Mr Uppity and his friends are invited. How will the Mr Men fare with the heavy armour, jousting and sword fighting and will they rise to the challenge when a fire-breathing dragon arrives? With a fun facts page about knights and castles with a Mr Men twist! The Mr Men and Little Miss Adventures take Roger Hargreaves' beloved characters on amazing trips to other worlds and different times where they have all kinds of funny and exciting escapades. The books are a new larger format, so that you can enjoy their inimitable stories in even greater scale. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two and up. Have you collected all the Adventures: Mr. Men Adventure with Dinosaurs; Mr. Men Adventure in Egypt; Mr. Men Adventure with Knights; Mr. Men Adventure with Pirates. It all started with a tickle. Roger Hargreaves' son Adam asked him what a tickle looked like. In response, Roger drew a small orange man with extraordinarily long arms that could reach anywhere and tickle anyone. Mr Tickle, the first of the Mr Men, was born. Mr Tickle was soon joined by Mr Greedy, Mr Happy, Mr Nosey, Mr Sneeze and Mr Bump. The books were an instant hit and Roger went on to create many more Mr Men and Little Miss characters. What Roger really wanted was to make children laugh, which is probably why his own favourite character is Mr Silly.

About the Author

It all started with a tickle. Roger Hargreaves' son Adam asked him what a tickle looked like. In response, Roger drew a small orange man with extraordinarily long arms that could reach anywhere and tickle anyone. The idea that a tickle could be a character in its own right sparked an idea in Roger's mind. Roger was a successful copywriter but he wanted to do something that would enable him to work from home and spend more time with his four children. He wondered if he could make a living writing and illustrating children's books so he wrote the first Mr Men titles: Mr Tickle, Mr Greedy, Mr Happy, Mr Nosey, Mr Sneeze and Mr Bump. The books were an instant hit and Roger went on to create many more Mr Men and Little Miss characters. What Roger really wanted was to make children laugh. Mr Silly was his favourite Mr Men story and, according to his family, encapsulates his humour most closely. Sadly Roger passed away in 1988, but his son Adam took over the series, introducing new characters and exciting new adventures. Roger once said, 'I feel very happy to think that when the Mr Men and Little Misses are 100 years old, their readers will always be five.'

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Roger Hargreaves, Adam Hargreaves
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

30th June 2016

ISBN

9781405283045


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