Top Ten: Children’s Books

I’ve been thinking for a while about writing a post on my favourite children’s books. It’s been going over and over in my head and I’ve been wondering how to choose the list. Would it be my favourite books specifically from childhood…

Mr Men celebrate 40 magnificent years

The Mr Men series by Roger Hargreaves celebrated its 40th birthday this month. Mr Tickle, the first character, was inspired by a question from Hargreaves’ son Adam who asked what a tickle looked like. I loved the Mr Men books as a child, although never quite such a big fan of the Little Misses. It pleases me immensely to find out that Roger Hargreaves has become the third best selling British author and more than 75 million Mr Men and Little Miss books have been sold in the UK alone.