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'I tried to tell you.'
— Mr. Quiet, The Mr. Men Show
Mr. Quiet

MR QUIET 4A

Book No.
29 (UK and US)
20 (France)
Release Date
5 March, 1978
Preceded by
Mr. Clumsy (UK and US)
Mr. Noisy (France)
Followed by
Mr. Rush (UK and US)
Mr. Mean (France)
First appearance

Mr. Quiet is the twenty-ninth book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

About him[]

Story[]

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Mr. Quiet in the books

Mr. Quiet lives in Loudland, where everybody and everything is too loud for him. Loudland would be suitable for Mr. Noisy, but not for Mr. Quiet. Mr. Quiet is scared. Whenever he tries to go shopping, he can only whisper what he wants, which results in the grocer, the milkman, the baker, and the butcher to shout "CAN'T HEAR YOU! NEXT PLEASE!" One day Mr. Quiet gets a letter from Mr. Happy to stay in Happyland, where Mr. Quiet gets a job in a library, and where the rule is to always be quiet. Mr. Quiet is so happy he laughs out loud.

The Mr. Men Show[]

Quiet

Mr. Quiet in the Mr. Men Show

In the 2008 TV series, The Mr. Men Show, Mr. Quiet has an egg-shaped instead of round body, is normal sized instead of small like in the books, and his color has been changed from light mustard to baby blue. Three of his hairs are gone, and he now has a unibrow.

Like Mr. Bump, Little Miss Whoops, and Little Miss Calamity, he is accident prone. He has a taste for Asian culture, having a Zen garden and a collection of Ming vases. He lives in a small shack-like house next to Mr. Noisy. His voice is barely audible, which can cause confusion with some of the other characters. He is often blamed by people when he tries to speak out, but he can't. In the UK and US versions, he is voiced by Paul Greenberg (credited as Aaron Albertus) and Simon Greenall, respectively. He is first seen in "Physical".

Trivia[]

General/book trivia[]

  • He is good friends with Little Miss Shy, since he said he wasn't shy anymore, but still fainted when she asked him to come to her house.
  • In the 1997 version of The Mr. Men Show, his voice is modeled off of the late Peter Lorre, albeit with a Spanish accent.
  • He works at the Happy Lending Library.
  • Loves to watch TV without sound.
  • In some vintage stuff, such as the Little Miss Magic cartoon, he lacks hair.

The Mr. Men Show trivia[]

  • Mr. Quiet's redesign was original going to be a green colour but was changed to baby blue.
  • His voice became more audible in the second season, although the other characters still often don't hear his voice clearly.
  • He had eyes with white sclera in "Flying", similar to Mr. Fussy's frightened eyes in "Amusement Park" and "Fair".
  • He once got a job as a librarian like in his original book, and liked it until it was learned that his coworkers were Little Miss Chatterbox and Little Miss Giggles.
  • Mr. Quiet is one of the two characters to have worn a towel, the other being Mr. Grumpy.

Counterparts[]

See Counterparts Wiki.

International publications & translations[]

Mr. Quiet appears under the titles:

  • Mr. Ciúin (Irish)
  • Monsieur Silence (French)
  • Unser Herr Leise (German, 1987)
  • Mister Schweigsam (German, 2016)
  • Don Silencioso (Castilian Spanish)
  • Don Calladito (Mexican Spanish)
  • Mr. Quieto (Chilean Spanish, 1984)
  • Sr. Tranquilo (Chilean Spanish, 1995)
  • Meneertje Stilletjes (Dutch)
  • Sehnor Silêncio (Portuguese)
  • Ο Κύριος Ήσυχος (O Kýrios Ísychos) (Greek)
  • Fætter Tyst (Danish)
  • Herr Stille (Norwegian)
  • Gubben Tyst (Swedish)
  • Herra Þögull (Icelandic)
  • Pan Cichutki (Polish)
  • Мистер Тихоня (Mister Tihonya; Russian)
  • 安静先生 (Ānjìng Xiānshēng; Chinese)
  • 安靜先生 (Ānjìng Xiānshēng; Taiwan)
  • 安靜先生 (On¹ zing⁶ Sin¹ saang¹; Cantonese)
  • しずかくん (Shizuka-Kun; Japanese)
  • 조용씨 (Joyong-ssi; Korean)
  • מר הס (Mar Has; Hebrew, 1980)
  • מר שקט (Mar Shakét; Hebrew, 2000)
  • آقای ساکت (Âqâ-ye Sâket; Persian, Azabad)
  • آقا کوچولوی ساکت (Âqâ Kučulu-ye Sâket; Persian, Gohar Danesh)
  • آقای آرام (Âqâ-ye Ârâm; Persian, Avae Andisheh)
  • ساکت آقا (Sâket-e Âqâ; Persian, Ghadiyani)
  • السيد هادئ (As-Sayyid Hādiʾ; Arabic)

List of characters[]

This is a list of Mr. Men, Little Miss and other special characters that appear in this book.

Title character other appearances[]

This is a list of other books that the title character has appeared in.

Books[]

Television[]

Mr. Men Little Miss / ミスタ一メン リトルミス[]

Gallery[]

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See also[]

External links[]

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Little Miss SunshineLittle Miss NaughtyLittle Miss ScaryMr. LazyMr. NervousMr. MessyMr. QuietMr. StubbornLittle Miss HelpfulMr. BounceMr. SmallLittle Miss Chatterbox • Mr. Per(s)nickety (Mr. Fussy in Season 2) • Mr. GrumpyMr. NoseyMr. ScatterbrainMr. HappyMr. BumpMr. RudeLittle Miss WhoopsMr. NoisyLittle Miss Calamity (Season 1 Only) • Little Miss DaredevilMr. StrongMr. Tickle

Season 2 Characters
Little Miss GigglesLittle Miss MagicMr. TallLittle Miss BossyLittle Miss CuriousMr. FunnyMr. Metal (Robots only)

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