Mr. Grumpy

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2009 - Mr. Men (Fictitious characters) - 32 pages
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The Mr Men and Little Miss series of titles now feature spine art. Collect the 46 Mr Men titles so the spine art reveals a picture when all titles are placed together in numbered order.

Mr Grumpy is always in a bad mood.

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User Review  - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing

Think I’m right in stating that as a boy I had all the pre-1990 Mr Men books with the possible exception of “Mr Snow”. Looking at all the covers apart from the latter jogged my memory. Sadly I ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Grumpy (Mr. Men #27)

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Synopsis: "Mr. Grumpy is in a BAD mood?until he gets a visit from Mr. Tickle!" My Review: This has been the best Mr. Men book so far. Munchkin actually was able to sit through the whole book and pay ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Born in 1935 in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, Charles Roger Hargreaves is Britain's third best-selling author of all time having sold more than 100 million books, including all the familiar Mr. Men and Little Miss characters. Roger Hargreaves followed a career in advertising before becoming an author and illustrator.

He wrote the first Mr. Men book in 1971 when his 8 year old son, Adam Hargreaves, asked 'What does a tickle look like?' In response, Roger drew a figure with a round orange body and long, rubbery arms and Mr. Tickle was born.

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, Roger Hargreaves had quit his day job as creative director of a London advertising firm. In 1981, the Little Miss series of books began with Little Miss Bossy. They were also made into a television series in 1983, which was narrated by John Alderton and Pauline Collins, who voiced the Mr. Men and Little Misses respectively.

Although Roger 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 Mr. Men and Little Miss books. With his wife

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