Happy Birthday Mr Men

The Mr Men series of children’s books celebrates its 40th birthday today!

Mr Tickle Mr Men bookIt all began in 1971 when author Roger Hargreaves six year old son Adam asked his dad ‘What does a tickle look like?’ Now the third bestselling author of the decade with a total of 120 million stories sold, Roger Hargreaves books have been read all over the world and most of us now know exactly what a tickle looks like…long stretchy arms, a little round body, a blue hat and a giant smiley face.

There are 49 Mr Men and 36 Little Miss stories to enjoy so why not pop in to your local library or browse the catalogue.

Find all the Mr Men and Little Miss characters here.

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