Mr. Men and Little Miss Christmas Story Treasury PDF/EPUB

Mr. Men and Little Miss Christmas Story Treasury This snowy treasury includeswonderful Mr Men and Little Miss stories, all with a Christmas theme Join Little Miss Christmas, Mr Snow, Mr Christmas and Father Christmas himself as you are transported into the fun and festive world of the Mr Men and Little Misses at Christmas This beautiful case bound book comes with a foiled slipcase and is a gift to be kept forever A lovely Christmas present for children agedand up Look out for Mr Men Deluxe Treasury 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 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: Roger Hargreaves

Charles Roger Hargreaves was an English author and illustrator of children s books, notably the Mr Men and Little Miss series, intended for very young readers He is Britain s third best selling author, having soldthan 100 million books.Hargreaves was born in a private hospital at 201 Bath Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England, to Alfred Reginald and Ethel Mary Hargreaves, and grew up in High Lees, 703 Halifax Road, also in Cleckheaton, outside of which there now is a commemorative plaque He spent a year working in his father s laundry and dry cleaning business before starting out in advertising But his original ambition was to be a cartoonist and, in 1971, while he was working as the creative director at a London firm, he wrote the first Mr Men book, Mr Tickle 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.By 1976, Hargreaves had quit his day job In 1981, the Little Miss series of books began to appear It, too, was made into a television series in 1983, which was narrated by John Alderton, who, with Pauline Collins, voiced the Men and Misses, respectively Although 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 46 Mr Men books and 33 Little Miss books.With his wife, Christine, Hargreaves had four children Adam, Giles, and twins Sophie and Amelia The first of the Mr Men characters is reported to have been created when Adam asked his father what a tickle looked like Hargreaves drew a figure with a round orange body and long, rubbery arms, which became Mr Tickle.After Hargreaves died of a sudden stroke in 1988, Adam continued writing and drawing the Mr Men and Little Miss characters in new stories However, in April 2004, Christine sold the rights to the Mr Men characters to the UK entertainment group Chorion, for 28 million.


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