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Join Mr Funny, Mr Dizzy, Mr Bump, Mr Fussy, Mr Topsy-Turvy, and Mr Small in these delightful tales for children - and adults.

Mr Funny's car is a shoe! It looks very funny when he drives to the zoo. But can he cheer up the animals?

Mr Dizzy always gets things confused, until one day he happens upon a wishing well....

Mr Bump tries his hand at many jobs, but keeps getting fired! Will he ever bump into one that's suitable for him?

Mr Fussy is a fussy old fusspot who dusts his flowers and irons his shoelaces! So how will he cope with Mr Clumsy?

Mr Topsy-Turvy manages to turn a whole town upside down!

Mr Small goes job hunting and finds, after all, he's perfect as he is.

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  • Carl
  • 20-08-2019

a childhood favourite

laughs a plenty with this simple collection of stories that i owned on vinyl.
i still laugh at the pure imagination i had/have during these stories.
The tune has stuck with me my entire life and i was delighted to find these on Audible.
The performance by Arthur Lowe is brilliant and adds to the comedic value.
My inner child thanks Audible for this nostalgic gem.

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  • B. Khan
  • 16-02-2017

Barely understand a word

Why would they get a mumbling man to read a children's story? Frustrating. His speech slurs and its ridiculous.

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  • Lee Grant
  • 31-12-2014

Unmatchable...

It makes you realise the power of simple storytelling.

Arthur Lowe, a man that one imagines is rarely considered avuncular, animates the well-crafted stories with warmth, passion and humour.

It's a brief collection which I remember owning on 33.3 vinyl and playing until I could hear the feint sounds of side 1 when playing side 2,

Thankfully someone has cleaned up the album - de-clicked and de-hissed it and now I've just streamed it in my car via Bluetooth for my daughter.

I am Mr Progress.

Looking forward to Volume 2. My daughter that is. Obviously.

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  • philbrownuk
  • 01-09-2018

Brilliant

Brings back memories of when I was a kid - my daughter loves this. Excellently narrated by Arthur "Captain Mainwaring" Lowe.

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  • Po Stoneman
  • 27-08-2017

Lovely

Old gentlemen voice narrative of lovely classic stories of the wonder Mr Men. Enjoyed by all

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  • bookworm mummy
  • 21-10-2016

great classics, read with humour

I liked it because Mr Men stories are my favourite - Ronan age 4

I like the use of imagination and the sound effects - Finn age 7

I like Mr Small - Erin age 2

classic childhood stories, well read.

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  • lucy killner
  • 09-06-2016

3 year old enjoys

My 3 year old loves the mr men books, thought an audio book would be good for rainy days indoors, he lives it and when it finishes wants to know where they have gone . Good listening and sounds

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  • Mr Image
  • 26-06-2020

Exceptional

I cannot praise these enough. I play these to my children at night and they love it. Arthur Lowe is fantastic, his voice lends itself to the characters. The best children’s purchase I’ve made on here.

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  • E. Trollope
  • 26-10-2019

timeless classic

This is a wonderful piece of nostalgia for those old enough to remember, but it has aged perfectly and will delight both young and old. Perfect for bedtime.

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  • Bob Twain
  • 10-04-2016

Just great.

Arthur Lowe is superb as the narrator. He is brilliant. Production high quality. Great sound effects. Perfect for the car.

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  • Star16
  • 06-01-2015

Nostalgic

This is just how I remember it on the TV. I enjoy them with my own children now. They also get excited trying to guess which Mr Man we'll get to meet next. Highly recommended.

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  • JBrock
  • 03-12-2014

My children (6 and 9) LOVE this

Would you listen to Mr Men again? Why?

Absolutely. What's not to love about the Mr Men stories. My children struggle to settle to sleep in the evenings so we listen to stories of their favourite books. Sometimes they read along (little one) and sometimes they just listen and relax. They love these stories. Highly recommend.

What did you like best about this story?

All of it. The narrator has a voice like you would expect. The stories are exactly how you remember from being a child.

Which character – as performed by Arthur Lowe – was your favourite?

All.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Children are constantly giggling throughout.

Any additional comments?

Just wish the Little Miss books were on Audible too. And maybe some more of the Mr Men stories. :-)

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