Charles Roger Hargreaves and the Mr Men books

Charles Roger Hargreaves was born on this day in 1935!

“What does a tickle look like?”
This was the question asked by a six year-old boy of his father, one morning in 1971 that inspired Roger Hargreaves to create a little orange man with a big toothy grin, a blue hat and extraordinarily long arms. And so, Mr. Tickle, the first of the Mr. Men, was born!

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Mr Men books to be turned into Hollywood film by Fox

Twentieth Century Fox have confirmed work has begun on bringing Roger Hargreaves’ beloved Mr Men illustrated series of children’s books to the big screen.

The Mr Men illustrated children’s books are set to be turned into a Hollywood film (Pic: Channel 5)
Producer Shawn Levy is currently working on the adaptation but as yet no writer or director have been attached to the project.

Hargreaves wrote a total of 48 Mr Men books, each of which featured a new character, all of whom embody one particular emotion or trait, such as Mr Tickle and Mr Happy.

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