Egmont rolls out grow-up Mr. Men and Little Miss series

Egmont Publishing is set to target the adult market, with the release of its new Mr. Men and Little Miss for Grown-Ups series.

Four new titles are slated for release this November, including Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating, Mr. Greedy Eats Clean to Get Lean, Mr. Happy and the Office Party and Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood.

Each book boasts original Roger Hargreaves classic artwork alongside new text written by Sarah Daykin, Lizzie Daykin and Liz Bankes.

John Packard, publishing director for brands and licensing at Egmont Publishing, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be publishing our new official series of Mr. Men and Little Miss titles for this Christmas, bringing these much-loved characters to an older audience as they brave the adult world.”

These official books have been created in partnership with the Hargreaves estate and Mr. Men and Little Miss brand owner, Sanrio.

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