Mr Men children’s books celebrate 40th birthday

The Mr Men series is today celebrating its 40th birthday.

The series started in 1971 when Roger Hargreaves created Mr Tickle, since then a whole range of characters have followed, including Little Miss Chatterbox and Mr Topsy-Turvy.

Hargreaves is the third best-selling author of the last decade, behind Dan Brown and J.K.Rowling.

 

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