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Roger Hargreaves

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Roger Hargreaves


Born
in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, The United Kingdom
May 09, 1935

Died
September 11, 1988

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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 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 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 wr
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Average rating: 3.95 · 70,314 ratings · 4,928 reviews · 1,077 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mr. Tickle

3.98 avg rating — 5,091 ratings — published 1971 — 57 editions
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Little Miss Bossy

4.02 avg rating — 2,356 ratings — published 1981 — 32 editions
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Mr. Happy (Mr. Men, #3)

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2,330 ratings — published 1971 — 61 editions
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Mr. Messy

4.04 avg rating — 2,276 ratings — published 1972 — 43 editions
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Mr. Bump

4.05 avg rating — 2,052 ratings — published 1971 — 49 editions
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Little Miss Sunshine

3.98 avg rating — 1,615 ratings — published 1981 — 49 editions
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Little Miss Chatterbox

3.99 avg rating — 1,297 ratings — published 1984 — 39 editions
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Mr. Greedy

3.92 avg rating — 1,280 ratings — published 1971 — 40 editions
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Little Miss Naughty

3.98 avg rating — 1,239 ratings — published 1981 — 47 editions
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Mr. Funny

3.93 avg rating — 1,187 ratings — published 1976 — 38 editions
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“There's a goose asleep in the rain!”
Roger Hargreaves, Mr. Forgetful

“Meow!" said the chicken.”
Roger Hargreaves, Mr. Silly

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