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Famous For: British children's book author and illustrator
Roger Hargreaves, a well-known American author, was born inEngland.1935 saw the birth of English children's book author and illustrator Charles Roger Hargreaves. He was created in West Yorkshire, England's Cleckheaton. His father, Alfred Reginald, was a laundromat owner, and his mother, Ethel Mary Hargreaves, was a stay-at-home mom. Hargreaves worked for his father's dry cleaner and laundromat. Hargreaves originally intended to become a cartoonist, but that plan fell through. There are a total of 25 books. Two further novels are Roundy and Squary and John Mouse.
Roger also wrote the novels "I Am," "Easy Peasy People," and "Hippo Potto and Mouse," as well as the Walter Worm and Grandfather Clock series.
Twenty different languages have been used to translate his novels once published internationally.
The Little Miss book series was released in 1981, and Pauline Collins and her husband, John Alderton, narrated the television adaptation of the series in 1983.
The books inspired a BBC animated television series hosted by Arthur Lowe in 1974, according to BBC News, 15 April 2007. Newer films were broadcast in double bill format alongside those from the first series during the second series the following year.
In 1971, he published his first "Mr. Men" collection titled "Mr. Tickle." What Does a Tickle Look Like?
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Roger has sold 100 million books and is the third-best-selling novelist. The "Timbuctoo" series is another important book series he was the author of.
Twenty-five books make up his "Timbuctoo" series, but Roger is most known for his Mr. Men and Little Women stories.
Before starting to write and illustrate children's books, Roger was a successful copywriter.