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أستاذ زغزغ (Mr. Men #1)

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ترجمة رحاب بسام
Paperback, 40 pages
Published by دار الشروق (first published 1971)
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Saoirse Sterling
There is nothing I want more than to be able to reach downstairs for a biscuit whilst in bed. Lucky bastard.
Gareth Senior
Jan 07, 2014 Gareth Senior rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book details a day in the life of he central character - Mr. Tickle who is quickly established as a classic anti-establishment figure in the manner of James Dean in "Rebel Without A Cause", Peter Fonda in "Easy Rider" or Marlon Brando in "The Wild One".

Tickle goes about his day humiliating people in positions of authority, making them look stupid and disrupting the valuable work they are doing in the community and their contributions to the wider society.
Mr. Tickle breaks in to a school and
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David
Nov 13, 2014 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A serial sexual predator, whom the authorities are unable or unwilling to stop, is brought to book by a member of the public. However, due to a lack of a suitable offender management programme, the doughty heroine becomes his next victim...

This slim work, more of a novella than a full novel, was written in a pre-Yewtree era but, with amazing prescience, Mr Hargeaves has captured the Zeitgeist of that period. He lays bare the failure of the establishment to address the issue of harassment in the
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Gerry
Apr 16, 2015 Gerry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I bought this book for a young friend of mine to add to his collection but thought that I would cheat and read it first ... and I am glad that I did for it tickled me!

Mr Tickle has long arms and can tickle people without them being aware that anyone was near them. He did it to the teacher, much to the amusement of the pupils and there was 'a terrible pandemonium', he tickled the greengrocer whose apples spilt all over the floor, he tickled the railway guard and the train was five minutes late in
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leonie
Aug 09, 2016 leonie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
mate this is literature at its best
DadReads
May 03, 2016 DadReads rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Global franchises start innocuously enough. In Kentucky during the depression, Harland Sanders threw a few herbs and spices into some gas-station fried chicken. In Sweden during the war, a teenage Ingvar Kamprad saw his first bloody Allen key and the bloody flatpack was inflicted on the world.

And in England just after the end of the swinging sixties, six-year-old Adam Hargreaves asked his dad: “What does a tickle look like?”

His father, Roger, was the creative director at an advertising firm. If
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Stephanie
mr. tickle is actually kind of a creep!
Mariℓina
Feb 15, 2014 Mariℓina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4,5 stars!
I loved those books when i was little!
And i'm so happy i found them again!


The simplicity behind the stories and the characteristics on Mr. Men and Little Miss series was just brilliant!!!
Siobhan
Ah, Mr Men and Little Miss, how wonderful you are!

These books made up so much of my childhood. No matter what I would go ahead and pick one up. I worked my way through them all a couple of times. Each one has a wonderful story for the child to engage with, each character being fun to read.

Everyone has a bias for their favourite character, yet every book is delightful.
Carol
Dec 31, 2015 Carol rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mr Tickle to the rescue! I had only read 69 out of my target 70 books for this year five minutes ago. What a wonderful character; made a nightly appearance in our house about 25 years ago!
Crystal Oros
Jan 16, 2016 Crystal Oros rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book gives a great opportunity to have some fun and teach your child to tickle or be tickled whenever mr tickle tickles
Dane Cobain
Sep 07, 2015 Dane Cobain rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A rib-tickling short read for children and parents, and one of my favourite books in the series.
Hayley Laporte
Mr. Tickle is small and round with very stretchy arms. He wakes up, eats some crackers, and decides to go for a walk and see who he can find to tickle. He went around town tickling all kinds of different people. He tickled a teacher, a police man, a grocer, and many more. You never know where Mr. Tickle will be and who he is going to tickle next.
I think this is a really fun book for kids to read. It is geared more towards younger readers. There are also a bunch of other books like this so kids c
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Phil Syphe
Mar 27, 2015 Phil Syphe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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 remember little about the stories now, despite reading them numerous times during my boyhood, plus watching the Mr Men cartoons more than once.

Reckon the last time I would’ve read these was 1983, though may have returned to them as late as 1985. Although I’ve forgotten almost everything about this title and
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Littlebookwormsandbookbuzz

Growing up as a child I loved these books. This was the first book in the series and the 5year olds didn't know about the Mr.Men until today. They really enjoyed it and they were able to keep on track with the story and took it all in.

I would say the font size is 12, and it has big clear illustrations, for the children to to see.

I have decided to read every book in the series each month we meet up in my book group.


Annabel
Dec 28, 2014 Annabel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The 'Mr Men' and 'Little Miss' books are so simple yet so effective. I love the way that all the characters are linked and how characters pop up in other stories!

The books are great for encouraging young children to read because they are interesting, have a variety of simple language and are short enough that young children don't get bored! Children love collecting all the characters too.
Loraine
Jan 22, 2014 Loraine rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
This is currently my 3 year old son's favourite bedtime story. He loves the bit where the greengrocer falls into the apples and his feet stick into the air. He loves to lay on the floor and put his feet in the air whilst playing, his imagination has been prompted by this chuckle worthy tale. Some of Mr Tickles antics might be deemed inappropriate in todays politcally correct attitudes but it is all meant in good natured humour.
Simone Lavinier
Sep 10, 2011 Simone Lavinier rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Mr Men and Little Miss collection are so memorable for me I had to do a review on them. Such a simple concept of having different characters named after their personalities has left such a long lasting impression on children. This collection of short stories is all about feeding young children’s imagination, engaging them and good-hearty fun! For example Mr Tickle is about a character whose main feature is his long arms and he his time is spent tickling other characters in the story. Very si ...more
Sara
Feb 12, 2014 Sara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Got this free with the paper on the weekend. I loved the Mr Men and Little Miss when I was young..... And here I am still loving them! The pictures are beautiful and have colour and enchant you into their silly world. Love them!
D'Anne
Jul 23, 2014 D'Anne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children
I loved these books when I was a kid. I know I read this one as a child at some point, but my son got the Mr. Men box set for his birthday and we're reading them together. Mr. Tickle, the Mr. who started it all, is a good one.
Hannah
Nov 03, 2015 Hannah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
As a kid you don't realise how how mean Mr Tickle really is. He used to be one of my favourite Mr Men, but what kind of person tickles an old man and makes him drop his letters into a puddle without a sorry!!??
Esther
Apr 07, 2016 Esther rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
I read some of these when I was kid but didn't remember much about them except the illustrations always bring a smile to my face when I see them. Recently Aurora checked a few out from the library and we both LOVED them! They are so quirky and the British tongue & cheek humor is just right up our alley. We have devoured all the titles of Mr. Men & Little Miss series our library owns and many of the spin-offs written by his son, which thankfully are good too. Then discovered the jackpot- ...more
PaulWADE PulpKult
Mr. Tickle and all his friends was my favorite read when my kids were growing up.
Now they have grown, it is MY favorite read to remind me how wonderful it was to read these books.

Paul WADE
Allan Leonard
Apr 26, 2012 Allan Leonard rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humour, reviewed
“What does a tickle look like?”

This is a wonderful hardcover Special Collector’s Edition. Let’s face it: there are plenty of us the same age as Roger Hargreaves’ son, Adam, who still enjoy the Mr Men series.

This Special Collector’s Edition is prefaced with a 7-page introduction by Adam Hargreaves, with then-and-now snapshots. Adam continues to draw and create new stories for the Mr Men series.

What follows is Mr Tickle’s story, the very first of the Mr Men! Just as enjoyable now as it was then.

If
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Emkoshka
I grew up with the Mr Men and Little Miss books but never got around to reading all of them. This one was on my to-read list solely because it was in the book 1000 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, which I'm working my way through. But now I see that it's the first in the series so I guess I could keep going and read the rest. Mr Tickle isn't my favourite character; he's a little creepy in his predilection for harassing people by tickling them and disrupting their lives. But I g ...more
Wendy Jansen
Read this as a child and just re-read because I now have nephews ... Mr. Tickle is a little creepy!
Lynnea
It's a fun story but would be made even better if Mr. Tickle learned a lesson in it: that tickling people so much that they cannot do their jobs is not okay.
Adrija
Aug 17, 2016 Adrija rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Superb !!!!!! Dumbstruck as I am for colourful pics
Rebecca Liddle
Jan 17, 2015 Rebecca Liddle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
10/10 had me laughing all the time
Alisha
Jul 07, 2015 Alisha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The MR. and MRS. books!! I remember reading MR. TICKLE - he was a funny, and annoying, little character.
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Charles Roger Hargreaves (9 May 1935 – 11 September 1988) 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 sold more than 100 million books.

Hargreaves was born in a private hospital at 201 Bath Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England, to Alfred Reginald and Et
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