- Tất cả bắt đầu với câu hỏi rất hay của Adam – cậu con trai Roger Hargreaves cù thì như thế nào. Để trả lời cây hỏi, Roger đã vẽ một người đàn ông nhỏ màu cam với cánh tay cực kỳ dài có thể vươn tới bất cứ đâu và cù lét bất cứ ai. Ông Tickle, người đầu tiên của Mr Men, được sinh ra như thế. Sau đó là hàng loạt các quý ông được sinh ra như thế: ông Greedy cực kỳ háu ăn, ông Happy người luôn vui vẻ lạc quan trong mọi tình huống, ông Nosy luôn muốn chọc ngoáy chuyện người khác, ông Sneeze, ông Bump,…
- Các cuốn sách ngay lập tức được trẻ em yêu thích và Roger tiếp tục tạo ra nhiều nhân vật Mr Men và Little Miss. Điều Roger thực sự muốn là khiến trẻ em cười. Cốt truyện thực sự đơn giản nhưng sâu sắc và hài ước được chắt lọc vô cùng kĩ lưỡng chính xác của người Anh rất phù hợp để bày trên kệ sách của gia đình.
1. Mr. Tickle
Mr Tickle has extraordinarily long arms. Great for tickling. Follow Mr Tickle as he goes about his day tickling everybody from a teacher to the postman.
2. Mr. Greedy
Mr Greedy liked to eat. He was also very curious. So when he stumbled across a cave on a walk one day and starts to explore, what should he find but food? But it’s not his food…
3. Mr. Happy
Mr Happy was fat and round, and happy. While on a walk one day he met Mr Miserable, who was never happy. Will Mr Happy get Mr Miserable to smile?
4. Mr. Nosey
Mr Nosey liked to know about everything that was going on. He was always poking his nose into other people’s business. Mr Nosey lived in a place called Tiddletown. When the people of Tiddletown decided that Mr Nosey was becoming much too nosey, they decide to teach him a lesson.
5. Mr. Sneeze
Mr Sneeze lived in Coldland where everybody is cold and everybody sneezes. Then one day Mr Sneeze decided that he didn’t want to sneeze anymore, so he left Coldland to find the sun. Will Mr Sneeze find sunny weather and stop sneezing?
6. Mr. Bump
Mr Bump cold not help having accidents. Will Mr Bump find a job he can do where won’t be such a nuisance to everybody?
7. Mr. Snow
On one particularly snowy Christmas Eve, Father Christmas was in trouble. And the trouble was that it had snowed so much that he was stuck. This is the story about how Mr Snow saved Christmas and helped Father Christmas deliver all the presents on time.
8. Mr. Messy
Mr Messy was the messiest person you’ve ever met in your whole life. One day Mr Messy went for a walk in the woods behind his messy house with the messy garden to find Mr Neat and Mr Tidy who want to make Mr Messy clean!
9. Mr. Topsy Turvy
Mr Topsy Turvy was a funny sort of a fellow. Everything about him was either upside down, or inside out, or back to from – topsy turvy in fact. Now, this story is all about the time Mr Topsy Turvy came to the town where you and I live. What will Mr Topsy Turvy do in the town that’s not so topsy turvy?
10. Mr. Silly
Mr Silly lives in Nonsenseland, which is a very funny place to live. Now this particular story is about the competition in Nonsenseland for the silliest idea of the year. It’s called the Nonsense Cup. Will Mr Silly come up with the silliest idea this year?
11. Mr. Uppity
Mr Uppity was rude to anybody and everybody. So of course he had no friends at all. Not one… This is the story of Mr Uppity and how Mr Uppity finish this story not quite so uppity as at the beginning of the story.
12. Mr. Small
When Mr Small wants to find a job, he goes to Mr Robinson to ask for his advice. What jobs will Mr Robinson suggest for Mr Small?
13. Mr. Daydream
This is a story about Mr Daydream. It’s also a story about a little boy named Jack who likes to daydream during history. Follow Mr Daydream as he takes Jack on exciting daydream adventures!
14. Mr. Forgetful
Mr Forgetful can’t remember anything. Anything at all! Ever! But what will happen when he’s given an important message to deliver? Can he remember?
15. Mr. Jelly
Poor Mr Jelly was frightened of everything and anything. Until one day, while on a walk, he meets a tramp who teaches him the secret to being brave.
16. Mr. Noisy
Mr Noisy was a very, very noisy person indeed. But when Mrs Crumb and Mr Bacon have had enough of Mr Noisy’s noisiness, Mrs Crumb comes up with plan to teach Mr Noisy how to be quiet.
17. Mr. Lazy
Mr Lazy lives in Sleepyland, which is a very lazy looking and sleepy like place. What happens to Mr Lazy when he’s woken by Mr Busy and Mr Bustle?
18. Mr. Funny
Mr Funny lived in a teapot. He was the funniest person there ever was. Everything he did was funny. So when the zoo was closed because all the animals had colds, the zookeeper could count on Mr Funny to cheer them up.
19. Mr. Mean
Mr Mean lived up to his name. But one day a rather far wizard came to his door and Mr Mean was particularly rude to him. So the wizard decided it was about time that Mr Mean was taught a lesson.
20. Mr. Chatterbox
Mr Chatterbox was one of those people who simply couldn’t stop talking. He used to talk to anybody and everybody about anything and everything, going on and on and on. Then Mr Chatterbox gets a new (and magical) hat teaches him to not talk so much.
21. Mr. Fussy
Mr Fussy was fussy about everything. Absolutely everything had to be neat and tidy and in its proper place. One day his long lost cousin, Mr Clumsy, comes to visit and messes up all of Mr Fussy’s tidiness.
22. Mr. Bounce
Mr Bounce was very small and like a rubber ball. He just couldn’t keep himself on the ground! He bounced all over the place! But all that bouncing can get quite painful. Will Mr Bounce ever stop bouncing?
23. Mr. Muddle
Poor Mr Muddle just couldn’t get anything right. Everything he did, everything he tried, everything he said was muddled. So how does George, the old fisherman, help make Mr Muddled not so muddled?
24. Mr. Dizzy
Mr Dizzy lives in Cleverland where everything and everybody is clever. Being surrounded by so much cleverness can make one dizzy if one is not so clever. And Mr Dizzy was not so clever. But one day he finds a wishing well and make a wish to be clever. What will Mr Dizzy once he’s clever?
25. Mr. Impossible
Mr Impossible can do the most amazing things. But how will he do at school?
26. Mr. Strong
Mr Strong is the strongest person in the whole wide world. This story is about the time the farmer’s field was on fire and how Mr Strong helped save the day.
27. Mr. Grumpy
Mr Grumpy lives in Crosspatch Cottage and has the most shocking bad temper. When Mr Happy meets Mr Grumpy, Mr Happy is certain that bad-tempered fellows need to change their ways, and he knows just the solution.
28. Mr. Clumsy
Mr Clumsy, as you might have guessed, was a rather clumsy fellow. Follow Mr Clumsy through his very clumsy day of messes and mistakes. Whoops! Poor Mr Clumsy.
29. Mr. Quiet
Mr Quiet lived in the middle of a wood in the middle of a country called Loudland, which didn’t suit him very well because no one could ever hear him. When Mr Happy invites Mr Quiet to visit Happyland, will Mr Quiet want to stay there?
30. Mr. Rush
Mr Rush was the fastest thing on two legs. Now, he wants to go on a holiday… but he has no money. Follow Mr Rush as he tries to find the perfect job so he can make money and go on his holiday.
31. Mr. Tall
Mr Tall was the tallest person in you’ve ever meet. But he wished his legs weren’t quite so very very long. Can Mr Tickle, Mr Nosey, and Mr Greedy help Mr Tall appreciate his very long legs?
32. Mr. Worry
Poor Mr Worry. Whatever happened, he worried about it. Will he ever stop worrying?
33. Mr. Nonsense
Mr Nonsense has no sense at all. This story is about the time it snowed in Nonsenseland, the country where Mr Nonsense lives. What will Mr Silly and Mr Nonsense do in the snow?
34. Mr. Wrong
Whatever Mr Wrong did was absolutely, totally, completely, utterly wrong. However hard he tried, he just couldn’t do anything right. Until he meets Mr Right. Will Mr Right help Mr Wrong to be not so absolutely, totally, completely, utterly wrong?
35. Mr. Skinny
Mr Skinny was extraordinarily thin. What made it even worse, was that he lived in a place called Fatland. Mr Skinny feels so different from everything and everybody in Fatland, and all poor Mr Skinny wants is a belly.
36. Mr. Mischief
Mr Mischief is up to no good! Until he meets a wizard in the woods. Will Mr Mischief finally behave?
37. Mr. Clever
Mr Clever was quite the cleverest person ever. The Cleverest Person In The World! And, he knew it! Then one day Mr Clever went on long walk. An extremely long walk, all the way out of Cleverland. What will happen to Mr Clever outside of Cleverland?
38. Mr. Busy
There has never been anybody quite like Mr Busy. He could do things ten time as fast as ever you or I could. So when Mr Busy wants to go on picnics with Mr Slow, who does not like to be rushed, Mr Slow is not too pleased and tries to find a way out.
39. Mr. Slow
Mr Slow, as you might well know, did everything in an extraordinarily slow way. When Mr Slow decided to get a job and can’t find one for somebody who is extraordinarily slow, he asked all the Mr Men what he should do…
40. Mr. Brave
Mr Brave was invited to tea with Little Miss Trouble. He can’t be late. But can he resist being brave on the way to see Little Miss Trouble?
41. Mr. Grumble
Mr Grumble suited his name well. He always grumbled, groaned and moaned. Until one day he met a wizard who taught him a lesson about grumbling so much.
42. Mr. Perfect
It’s Mr Perfect’s birthday and everything from the house to the cake is – well – perfect… Until the guests arrive and things go terribly wrong. How will Mr Perfect react?
43. Mr. Cheerful
Mr Cheerful was always in a good mood. However he did have one secret that made him sad, but nobody knew about it. What will happen when his secret gets out?
44. Mr. Cool
When Jack Robinson falls ill, who can be counted on to make his day better? Mr Cool! Follow Jack and Mr Cool as they go on adventures from flying a jet-plane to climbing Mount Everest.
45. Mr. Rude
Mr Rude is extraordinarily rude. He was even rude to poor Little Miss Tiny, which upset Mr Happy. Will Mr Happy be able to teach Mr Rude some manners?
46. Mr. Good
Mr Good was very good, but lived in Badland. He was miserable living in Badland where everyone was mean. One day Mr Good went on a long walk to think about what he could do, when he ran into someone who was not so mean…
47. Mr. Nobody
One day, Mr Happy is merrily walking along, when he comes across an extraordinary sight: a person who is, but isn’t! Meet Mr Nobody – a person you can see right through, and who can’t remember where he is from, or what he should be doing… Mr Happy decides to try and help his invisible new friend, and rid him of his misery – but is this possible
48. Mr Adventure
Mr Adventure loved going on exciting adventure holidays. Normal beach holidays were too boring for Mr Adventure. However, these holidays can be expensive. Can Mr Adventure save up enough money to be able to afford his dream adventure holiday?