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Roger Hargreaves (1) (1935–1988)

Author of Mr. Happy

For other authors named Roger Hargreaves, see the disambiguation page.

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About the Author

Roger Hargreaves was born in 1935 in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England. He is the British cartoonist who created the likes of Mr. Nosey and Mr. Grumpy, the simple little cartoon Mr. Men and Little Miss characters and books. He was the creative director for an advertising agency in London when he got show more the idea for his books. He first began to market the idea in the early '70's, starting with Mr. Men, which appeared in books, BBC cartoons and as a comic strip in the Daily Mirror. The characters spawned over 700 related products and brought along the introduction of the Little Miss books introduced in the early '80s. The two series reached worldwide sales of 85 million volumes and were printed in over 20 different languages. Hargreaves died on September 12, 1988 in Kent, England. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Image credit: Kent News & Pictures Ltd.

Series

Works by Roger Hargreaves

Mr. Happy (1971) 887 copies, 5 reviews
Mr. Tickle (1971) 869 copies, 7 reviews
Little Miss Sunshine (1981) 788 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Messy (1972) 703 copies, 6 reviews
Mr. Bump (1971) 647 copies, 6 reviews
Mr. Funny (1976) 628 copies, 5 reviews
Little Miss Giggles (1984) 622 copies, 4 reviews
Mr. Grumpy (1978) 567 copies, 4 reviews
Mr. Noisy (1976) 536 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Helpful (1981) 530 copies, 4 reviews
Little Miss Bossy (1981) 517 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Chatterbox (1984) 498 copies, 2 reviews
Little Miss Naughty (1981) 487 copies, 5 reviews
Mr. Nosey (1971) 456 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Greedy (1971) 453 copies, 1 review
Mr. Sneeze (1971) 434 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Mischief (1978) 425 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Silly (1972) 423 copies, 2 reviews
Little Miss Trouble (1981) 413 copies
Mr. Strong (1976) 412 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Bounce (1976) 395 copies, 1 review
Mr. Chatterbox (1976) 392 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Small (1972) 380 copies, 2 reviews
Little Miss Shy (1981) 366 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Star (1984) 361 copies
Mr. Tall (1978) 359 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Impossible (1976) 359 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Curious (1990) 349 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Clever (1978) 334 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Daydream (1972) 333 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Topsy-Turvy (1972) 333 copies, 1 review
Mr. Snow (1971) 328 copies, 1 review
Mr. Clumsy (1978) 326 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Forgetful (1976) 325 copies, 1 review
Mr. Brave (1990) 322 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Lazy (1976) 320 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Stubborn (1990) 313 copies
Little Miss Tiny (1981) 303 copies
Little Miss Fun (1990) 301 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Nonsense (1978) 301 copies, 1 review
Mr. Cheerful (1990) 301 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Quiet (1978) 291 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Busy (1978) 291 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Neat (1981) 289 copies
Little Miss Scatterbrain (1981) 285 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Splendid (1981) 284 copies, 1 review
Mr. Jelly (1976) 279 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Perfect (1990) 277 copies
Mr. Rush (1978) 276 copies, 1 review
Mr. Dizzy (1976) 275 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Christmas (2002) — Author — 274 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Twins (1984) 271 copies
Mr. Fussy (1976) 267 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Slow (1978) 266 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Late (1981) 257 copies, 2 reviews
Little Miss Magic (1981) 256 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Muddle (1976) 255 copies, 1 review
Mr. Uppity (1972) 255 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Mean (1976) 253 copies, 3 reviews
Little Miss Contrary (1984) 250 copies, 3 reviews
Mr. Skinny (1978) 248 copies, 1 review
Mr. Worry (1978) 241 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Brainy (1990) 240 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Fickle (1984) 232 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Somersault (1990) 229 copies
Little Miss Wise (1990) 226 copies
Little Miss Busy (1990) 222 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Birthday (2006) 221 copies, 1 review
Mr. Grumble (1990) 220 copies
Mr. Wrong (1978) 218 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Lucky (1984) 209 copies, 1 review
Mr. Cool (2003) 208 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Birthday (2006) 195 copies
Little Miss Dotty (1984) 188 copies
Little Miss Christmas (2005) 185 copies, 1 review
Mr. Rude (2003) 183 copies
Little Miss Greedy (1981) 179 copies
Little Miss Tidy (1990) 165 copies, 1 review
Mr. Good (2003) 164 copies
Little Miss Princess (2011) 158 copies
Little Miss Whoops (2003) 156 copies, 2 reviews
Mr. Tickle and the Dragon (2005) 134 copies, 1 review
Little Miss Quick (1990) 133 copies
Little Miss Scary (2003) 129 copies
Mr. Nobody (1985) 116 copies
Little Miss Trouble and the Mermaid (2005) 102 copies, 1 review
Mr. Bump and the Knight (2008) 100 copies, 1 review
Mr. Jelly and the Pirates (2006) 99 copies
Little Miss Hug (2014) 96 copies
Mr. Happy and the Wizard (2004) 89 copies
Little Miss Sunshine and the Wicked Witch (2005) 88 copies, 1 review
Mr. Silly Gets the Giggles (2006) 83 copies
Mr. Men: A Christmas Carol (2008) 76 copies
Mr. Happy Finds a Hobby (2006) 75 copies
Mr. Strong and the Flood (2006) 73 copies
Mr. Noisy and the Giant (2005) 64 copies
Mr. Tickle in a Tangle (2006) 60 copies
Mr. Strong and the Ogre (2008) 51 copies
Mr. Nosey and the Beanstalk (2009) 42 copies
Mr. Funny Upsets Mr. Fussy (2006) 41 copies
Mr. Small: A Big Day Out (2006) 40 copies
Little Miss Inventor (2018) 40 copies
Count Worm (1976) 37 copies
Monsieur Non (1992) 36 copies
Mr. Men on Holiday (1976) 32 copies
Mr. Men: A White Christmas (2010) 30 copies
Mr. Men: The Christmas Tree (2013) 30 copies
Grandfather Clock (1978) 28 copies
Madame Casse-Pieds (2000) 24 copies
Little Miss Brilliant (2000) 24 copies
Madame Oui (2000) 23 copies
Little Miss Story Treasury (2008) 23 copies
Madame Tout-Va-Bien (2002) 22 copies
Mr. Cheeky (2001) 22 copies
Mr. Strong Looks for a Job (2011) 21 copies
Mr. Men: The Big Match (2014) 21 copies
Mr. Men Treasury (2000) 21 copies
Madame Coquette (1983) 20 copies
Buzz (1978) 20 copies, 1 review
Mr. Men: Adventure in Egypt (2016) 20 copies
Meow (1978) 19 copies, 1 review
Mr. Noisy: The Musician (2011) 19 copies
Mr. Men Sports Day (1977) 19 copies
Mr. Men Pocket Library (2003) 19 copies
Mr. Men on the Farm (2016) 19 copies
The Lovable Little Misses (2009) 19 copies
My First Mr. Happy Book (1997) 18 copies
Mr. Clever Flies a Kite (1997) 18 copies
Snap (1978) 18 copies, 1 review
Neigh (1978) 17 copies, 1 review
Cluck (1979) 17 copies, 1 review
Mr. Bump's: Bump Saturday (1985) 17 copies
Madame Tintamarre (2000) 17 copies
Mr. Bump Goes on a Trip (2011) 16 copies
Mr. Slow Rolls On (2014) 16 copies
Little Miss Neat Cleans Up (1999) 16 copies
Hippo, Potto and Mouse (1977) 16 copies, 1 review
Mr. Men New Pet (2017) 16 copies
Mr. Tickle's Tickly Day (1999) 15 copies
The Marvelous Mr. Men (2009) 15 copies
Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating (2017) 15 copies, 1 review
Rainy Day (2016) 15 copies
Mr. Greedy's Guide to Food (2000) 15 copies
Oink (1978) 15 copies, 1 review
Mr. Small's Big Dream (1997) 15 copies
Woof (1978) 15 copies
Little Miss Lucky's Friend (2011) 15 copies
Mr. Men Go Swimming (2015) 15 copies
Mr. Men at the Park (2015) 14 copies
Trumpet (1978) 14 copies, 1 review
Mr. Mean's Good Deed (2015) 14 copies
Mr. Men Making Music (2016) 14 copies
Mr. Funny's Red Nose Day (2009) 14 copies
Mr. Men Story Treasury (2007) 14 copies
Sam Squeak (1989) 13 copies
Roar (1978) 13 copies, 1 review
Mr. Men Go Camping (2016) 13 copies
Susie Squawk (1989) 13 copies
My Mr. Nosey Book (2001) 12 copies
Mr. Grumpy Nails Fatherhood (2018) — Illustrator — 12 copies
Mr. Men Halloween Party (2017) 12 copies
Mr. Men: My Sister (2018) 11 copies, 1 review
Gary Grizzle (1989) 11 copies
Hippo Leaves Homes (1977) 11 copies
Mr. Bump's Guide to DIY (2000) 11 copies
Mr. Silly on the Farm (1979) 11 copies
Mr. Men Favourite Tales (2008) 11 copies
The Big Bump (2016) 10 copies
Squeak (1978) 10 copies
Hiss (1978) 10 copies
Mr Men - Winter Wonderland (2018) 10 copies
Mr. Men Cook Book (1977) 10 copies
Mr. Men and the Tooth Fairy (2014) 10 copies
Mouse Gets Caught (1977) 9 copies
Mr. Greedy Goes Shopping (1979) 9 copies
Mr. Men Pocket Treasury (2012) 9 copies
Growl (1979) 9 copies, 1 review
Molly Moo (1989) 9 copies
Willie Woof (1989) 9 copies
Mr. Men Gift Set (2007) 9 copies
Things (1981) 9 copies
Mr. Happy's Happy Day (1999) 8 copies
My Brother (2018) 8 copies
Too Nosey (2016) 8 copies
Mr. Muddle Goes to School (1980) 8 copies
Mr. Happy at the Seaside (1979) 8 copies
Chirp (1978) 8 copies
Harry Hoof (1989) 8 copies, 1 review
Chatter (1979) 8 copies, 1 review
Moo (1978) 8 copies
Mr. Men: Happy Fun (2016) 7 copies
Trevor Trunk (1989) 7 copies
Charlie Oink (1989) 7 copies
Mr. Tickle's Perfect Job (2009) 7 copies
Mr Men (1978) 7 copies
What's Going On? (1991) 7 copies
Percy Purr (1989) 6 copies
Mr. Men Search and Find (2014) 6 copies
My first Mr. Men ABC (2016) 6 copies
Hoot (1979) 6 copies, 1 review
Mr. Men Big Book (1978) 6 copies
So Greedy (2016) 6 copies
Mr. Noisy's Noisy Day (1999) 6 copies
Mr. Tickle in the Park (1979) 6 copies
Shirley Chirp (1989) 6 copies
Are You a Roundy or a Squary? (1975) 6 copies, 1 review
I am a Book (1984) 6 copies
Grandma Baa (1989) 5 copies
Timbuctoo Annual 1979 (1978) 5 copies
Mr. Christmas: Sound Book (2007) 5 copies
Mr. Men: The Rugby Match (2015) 5 copies
Puff (1979) 5 copies
Mr. Funny at the Circus (1980) 5 copies
Mr. Strong to the Rescue (1980) 5 copies
M. Aventure (2016) 5 copies
Croak (1979) 5 copies
Counting Fun with Jess (2003) 5 copies
Little Miss Gift Set (2007) 5 copies
Little Miss Lucky is Getting Married (2018) — Illustrator — 5 copies
Bill Buzz (1989) 5 copies
Mr. Tickle's Toys (1981) 4 copies
Mr. Chatterbox's Words (1981) 4 copies
My Mr. Greedy Book (2001) 4 copies
You Are Brilliant (2020) 4 copies
Mr. Greedy and His Tummy (1995) 4 copies
Little Miss Cook Book (1984) 4 copies
Quack (1979) 4 copies
John Mouse Goes to Work (1973) 4 copies
Madame Collet-Monte (2000) 4 copies
Bleat (Timbuctoo Series) (1979) 4 copies
John Mouse in the News (1973) 4 copies
Baa (Timbuctoo series) (1979) 4 copies, 1 review
Mr. Men Show Annual 2010 (2009) 3 copies
Senhor Desastrado (2011) 3 copies
MR Men Deluxe Treasury (2015) 3 copies
Honk (1979) 3 copies
How to Draw Mr. Men (2010) 3 copies
My Very Own Mr. Men Book (1977) 3 copies
Once Upon a Worm (1982) 3 copies
Squawk (1979) 3 copies
Mr. Small's Baby Animals (1981) 3 copies
Mr. Men Times Table (1982) 3 copies
Mr. Happy's ABCs (1981) 3 copies
Mr. Bump Pop Up Book (1993) 2 copies
Easter Countdown (2023) 2 copies
Mr. Bounce's Numbers (1981) 2 copies
Madame Fabuleuse (2016) 2 copies
Grizzle (1979) 2 copies
Mr. Messy Has a Party (1994) 2 copies
My Own Mr. Men Storybook (1978) 2 copies
L'ami de madame Chance (1997) 2 copies
Sniff (1979) 2 copies
Mister Groß (2011) 2 copies
Start to Write (2004) 2 copies
Mr. Men Love (2019) 2 copies
Mr. Worry's Christmas (1997) 2 copies
Mr. Men: Start to Read (2004) 2 copies
Arguing and Discussing (1981) 2 copies
Roar's Day of Mistakes (1981) 2 copies
Potto Finds a Job (1977) 2 copies, 1 review
Meneertje Vrolijk (1993) 1 copy
En ik ben klein (1986) 1 copy
Juffertje Twijfel (1986) 1 copy
Juffertje zonneschijn (1986) 1 copy
Mister Tollkühn (2017) 1 copy
Miss Prinzessin (2012) 1 copy
Mr. Funny 1 copy
Mister Schlotter (2010) 1 copy
Miss Sturkopf (2010) 1 copy
Miss Kicher (2012) 1 copy
Mme Tetue 1 copy
Mister Griesgram (2017) 1 copy
Miss Beschäftigt (2015) 1 copy
Mister Träumer (2018) 1 copy
Mister Aua (2012) 1 copy
Juffertje te laat (1986) 1 copy
Miss Glanz (2010) 1 copy
Richard Wriggle (1989) 1 copy
Mr. Men Gift Pack (1995) 1 copy
Moo's Fancy Hats (1981) 1 copy
Hiss and the Storm (1981) 1 copy
An Apple for Oink (1981) 1 copy
Roger Roar (1989) 1 copy
Horace Honk (1989) 1 copy
Uncle Hoot (1989) 1 copy
Activating Vocabulary (1980) 1 copy
Mr. Men Omnibus (1984) 1 copy
Good for Business (1984) 1 copy
Mr. Men Glitter (2012) 1 copy
My Mr. Men Library (1998) 1 copy
Mr. Forgetful doll (1999) 1 copy
Mr. Men ABC (1978) 1 copy
Words and Numbers (1983) 1 copy
Mr. Men: Read-a-book-a-day (2008) 1 copy, 1 review
Mr. Silly Pop Up Book (1993) 1 copy
Jess' Favourite Things (2001) 1 copy
The Mr. Men Christmas (1976) 1 copy
Mr. Forgetful's Jigsaw Book (1989) 1 copy, 1 review
Mr. Happy's Windy Day (2001) 1 copy
O Meu Pai 1 copy
Senhora Desastrada (2012) 1 copy
Senhora Prestável (2012) 1 copy
Senhor Fixe 1 copy
Senhor Forte 1 copy
Don Preocupón (1977) 1 copy
Don Equivocón (1977) 1 copy
Herra Hnerri (2005) 1 copy
Ungfrú Heppin (2004) 1 copy
Ungfrú Stríðin (2007) 1 copy
Herra Subbi (2003) 1 copy

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BooksInMirror | 2 other reviews | Feb 19, 2024 |
It's very pretty to look at, but I'm not so sure about the fact that they make Father Christmas out to be a bit of a flake and rather irresponsible....
 
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spiritedstardust | Dec 29, 2022 |
Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.
 
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ISBNs
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