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— Mr. Small, The Mr. Men Show
Mr. Small

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Book No.
12 (UK and US)
40 (France)
Release Date
15 August, 1972
Preceded by
Mr. Snooty (UK and US)
Mr. Forgetful (France)
Followed by
Mr. Daydream (UK and US)
Mr. Bounce (France)
First appearance

Mr. Small is the twelfth book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

About him[]

  • Colour: Red (book), light orange (The Mr. Men Show)
  • Shape: Round (book), egg-shaped (The Mr. Men Show)
  • Gender: Male
  • Personality: Teeny, Tiny, Undersized, Little, Nice, Friendly
  • Family: None
  • Height: About 1½ inches tall (book), about 2½ inches (Mr. Men and Little Miss), about 3½ inches (Mr. Men and Little Miss US Dub), About 2 feet tall (The Mr. Men Show)
  • Weight: Not much weight (book), underweight (The Mr. Men Show)
  • Friends: Mr. Nosey (best friend, The Mr. Men Show), Mr. Tall, Little Miss Tiny (possible sister-figure), Walter the Worm, Mr. Robinson, rest of the characters
  • Enemies: Ghosts, Mr. Forgetful, Little Miss Naughty, Mr. Rude, Mr. Mean, Mr. Grumble, Mr. Stubborn, Little Miss Whoops, Mr. Mischief, Little Miss Trouble, Little Miss Scary, Little Miss Bad, Mr. Uppity, Mr. Clever (Little Miss Trouble only), Mr. Worry (Little Miss Trouble only), Mr. Cheeky
  • Occupation: Adventurer, snooper (The Mr. Men Show only)
  • Species: Shaped human
  • Likes: Mr. Nosey, being helpful, hanging out with his friends
  • Dislikes: Being criticized about his size, rude manners, being separated from Mr. Nosey
  • Job: Being small and meeting new friends
  • Features: Blue bowler hat (book), tall black top hat and white sneakers (The Mr. Men Show)
  • Nationality: English (US), Welsh (UK)
  • Voice Actors: Arthur Lowe (1975-1978), John Alderton (1983), Gordon Peters (Mr. Men and Little Miss), Neil Crone (Mr. Men and Little Miss; US dub), Phil Lollar (The Mr. Men Show; US), Keith Wickham (The Mr. Men Show; UK), Pierre-Francois Pistorio (The Mr. Men Show; French dub), Dor Zwigenbaum (Mr. Men and Little Miss; Hebrew dub)

Story[]

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Mr. Small in the books.

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Mr. Small's first front cover.

Mr. Small is very small, so small he lives under a daisy in Mr. Robinson's garden. He eats very enormous meals with little food, and talks to Walter the Worm about getting a job. He meets Mr. Robinson who tries to get him a job. They try putting mustard in mustard jars in a restaurant, which is not good because Mr. Small keeps falling into the jars. They try putting matches into matchboxes, no good either since he keeps getting shut in the boxes. The best job for somebody so small is writing children's books, and Mr. Small meets a friend of Mr. Robinson who writes children's books (referring to Roger Hargreaves), and writes a book all about himself.

The Mr. Men Show[]

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Mr. Small in The Mr. Men Show.

In the 2008 TV series The Mr. Men Show, Mr. Small is considerably larger, is egg-shaped and is an orange colour. A tall, black floating top hat replaces his blue bowler, and he now wears a pair of white sneakers.

He has a typical English accent in the US broadcast, and a Welsh accent in the UK broadcast. He is voiced by Phil Lollar in the US and Keith Wickham in the UK.

His best friend is Mr. Nosey, and they live together in a observatory with a large telescope coming out from the roof. He is also small enough to fit under Mr. Nosey's arm.

He is first seen in Physical.

Trivia[]

General/book trivia[]

The Mr. Men Show trivia[]

  • He is multilingual, and is able to speak in English, French, Spanish, and possibly Welsh.
  • Despite his small size, he has a much deeper voice than he does in the previous series in both the English dubs and the French dub.
  • In the episode Machines, it was shown that he and Mr. Nosey had prehistoric ancestors.
  • He appeared in 25 episodes of the 1995 TV Series.
  • His favourite food is liverwurst sandwiches as mentioned in some episodes.
  • He got bigger after Mr. Nosey gets the water on him in Gardens.
  • He has been seen without Mr. Nosey in Mall, Cars, Dance, and Trees. Mr. Nosey was seen without him in the bumpers of Construction. Mr. Small has also been seen without Mr. Nosey at Miss Whoops's garden party in Parties.
  • He had his shoes off twice: in Mr. Strong and Mr. Bump's music video in Sand & Surf and The Mr. Men Show remix seen on the website.

Counterparts[]

See Counterparts Wiki.

International publications & translations[]

Mr. Small appears under the titles:

  • Mr. Bach (Welsh)
  • Mr. Beag (Irish)
  • Monsieur Petit (French)
  • Unser Herr Winzig (German, 1982)
  • Mister Klein (German, 2013)
  • Mr. Punto (Chilean Spanish)
  • Don Pequeño (Castilian Spanish)
  • Il sig. Piccin-Picciò (Italian)
  • Meneer Klein (Dutch; 1976)
  • Meneertje Mini (Dutch; 1986)
  • Senhor Pequeno (Portuguese)
  • Ο Κύριος Μικρούλης (O Kýrios Mikroúlis) (Greek)
  • Fætter Fnug (Danish, 1981)
  • Hr. Mikro (Danish, 2012)
  • Herr Liten (Norwegian)
  • Gubben Knatte (Swedish)
  • Herra Lítill (Icelandic)
  • Pan Drobiażdżek (Polish)
  • Bay Küçük (Turkish)
  • Мистер Крошка (Mister Kroshka; Russian)
  • Мистер Смолл (same transcription; Russian, 2023)
  • 小小先生 (Xiǎoxiǎo Xiānshēng; China)
  • 小不點先生 (Xiǎobùdiǎn Xiānshēng; Taiwan)
  • 小先生 (Xiǎo Xiānshēng; Taiwan in The Mr. Men Show)
  • 小小先生 (Siu² siu² Sin¹ saang¹; Cantonese in Mr. Men and Little Miss)
  • 細細粒先生 (Sai³ sai³ nap¹ Sin¹ saang¹; Cantonese in The Mr. Men Show)
  • ちびくん (Chibi-Kun; Japanese, 1976)
  • ちびたくん (Chibita-kun; Japanese dub of Mr. Men and Little Miss Only)
  • スモールくん (Small-Kun; Japanese, 2010)
  • 작아씨 (Jaka-ssi; Korean)
  • מר קטינא (Mar Katíná; Hebrew, 1976)
  • מר קצר (Mar Katsár; Hebrew. 1998)
  • أستاذ صغير (ʾUstāḏ Ṣaḡīr; Arabic)
  • آقای کوچولو (Âqâ-ye Kučulu; Persian, Avae Andisheh)
  • آقا کوچولوی ریزه میزه (Âqâ Kučulu-ye Rêzah-e Mizah; Persian, Gohar Danesh)
  • ریزآقا (Rêz-e Âqâ; Persian, Ghadiyani)

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[]

Mini Cinema[]

Gallery[]

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External links[]

V · T · E
Mr. Men and Little Miss
Mr. Men Mr. Tickle · Mr. Greedy · Mr. Happy · Mr. Nosey · Mr. Sneeze · Mr. Bump · Mr. Snow · Mr. Messy · Mr. Topsy-Turvy · Mr. Silly · Mr. Snooty · Mr. Small · Mr. Daydream · Mr. Forgetful · Mr. Jelly · Mr. Noisy · Mr. Lazy · Mr. Funny · Mr. Mean · Mr. Chatterbox · Mr. Fussy · Mr. Bounce · Mr. Muddle · Mr. Dizzy · Mr. Impossible · Mr. Strong · Mr. Grumpy · Mr. Clumsy · Mr. Quiet · Mr. Rush · Mr. Tall · Mr. Worry · Mr. Nonsense · Mr. Wrong · Mr. Skinny · Mr. Mischief · Mr. Clever · Mr. Busy · Mr. Slow · Mr. Brave · Mr. Grumble · Mr. Perfect · Mr. Cheerful · Mr. Cool · Mr. Rude · Mr. Good · Mr. Nobody · Mr. Marvelous · Mr. Adventure · Mr. Calm · Mr. Fib
Little Misses Little Miss Bossy · Little Miss Naughty · Little Miss Neat · Little Miss Sunshine · Little Miss Tiny · Little Miss Trouble · Little Miss Helpful · Little Miss Magic · Little Miss Shy · Little Miss Splendid · Little Miss Late · Little Miss Scatterbrain · Little Miss Greedy · Little Miss Giggles · Little Miss Twins · Little Miss Chatterbox · Little Miss Dotty · Little Miss Lucky · Little Miss Star · Little Miss Fickle · Little Miss Contrary · Little Miss Busy · Little Miss Quick · Little Miss Wise · Little Miss Tidy · Little Miss Brainy · Little Miss Stubborn · Little Miss Curious · Little Miss Fun · Little Miss Somersault · Little Miss Scary · Little Miss Bad · Little Miss Whoops · Little Miss Princess · Little Miss Hug · Little Miss Fabulous · Little Miss Sparkle · Little Miss Inventor · Little Miss Brave · Little Miss Surprise
Special Mr. Men and Little Misses Mr. Cheeky · Mr. Christmas · Mr. Birthday · Little Miss Jealous · Little Miss Christmas · Little Miss Birthday · Little Miss Stella · Mr. Moustache · Little Miss Explorer · Little Miss Valentine · Mr. Bolt · Little Miss Waste Less · Mr. Octopus
Little Miss Spice Girls Little Miss Baby · Little Miss Ginger · Little Miss Scary (Spice Girls) · Little Miss Sporty
Dr. Men Dr. First · Dr. Second · Dr. Third · Dr. Fourth · Dr. Fifth · Dr. Sixth · Dr. Seventh · Dr. Eighth · Dr. Ninth · Dr. Tenth · Dr. Eleventh · Dr. Twelfth · Dr. Thirteenth
French-exclusive Mr. Men and Little Misses Mr. Brawler · Mr. No · Little Miss Brilliant · Little Miss Busy-Body · Little Miss Carefree · Little Miss Careful · Little Miss Loud · Little Miss Pretty · Little Miss Prim · Little Miss Show-Off · Little Miss Yes
Characters originally from The Mr. Men Show Little Miss Calamity · Little Miss Daredevil · Mr. Scatterbrain · Mr. Stubborn · Mr. Metal · Little Miss Strong · Ghost · Caveman · Mummy · Cave-Nosey · Cave-Small · Mr. Rude's family · Mr. Fussy's unnamed relative · Loretto the Venus Flytrap · Swamp Creature
SDMN x Mr. Men Mr. Behzinga · Mr. KSI · Mr. Miniminter · Mr. Tobjizzle · Mr. Vikkstar123 · Mr. W2S · Mr. Zerkaa
Miscellaneous Mr. Men and Little Misses Mr. Roundy · Mr. Squary · Mr. Stupid · Grandfather Clock · Mr. Magic · Mr. Amazed · Mr. Beefeater · Mr. Calm (Olivetti) · Mr. Neat · Mr. Panic · Mr. Diligent · Mr. Spendy · Little Miss Cawaii · Little Miss Fashion · Mr. Walk · Mr. GUMGUMGUM · Mr. ML · Mr. First · Mr. Quiffy · Mr. Glug · Mr. Gap · Little Miss Gap · Mr. Fun · Mr. Try · Little Miss Hats’n’Hair-do’s · Little Miss Unbelievable · Little Miss Voyager · Mr. Isle of Man · Little Miss Miracle · Mr. No (Mishaps and Mayhem) · Mr. Brilliant · Little Miss Kind · Little Miss Energy · Other Mr. Men
Appeared in other characters' stories Mr. Miserable · Mr. Right · Mr. Thrifty · Mrs. Thrifty · Little Miss Penny · Little Miss Prudence · Wilfred the Wizard · Mr. Careless · Little Miss Nobody · Mr. Mean's brother · Little Miss Bump · Mr. Beefeater's Family
The Mr. Men Musical Characters Doctor Trotter · Zenda
Humans and Other beings Walter the Worm · Mr. Stamp · Dr. Makeyouwell · Mr. Chips · Mrs. Crumb · Father Christmas · Mr. Pots · Mr. Brush · The Wizard · Mrs. Cage · Mr. Brick · Mr. Tune · Jack · Percy Pork · Chuckles the Clown · Farmer Fields · Elves · Mr. Bottle · George · Mr. Mayor · Mr. Bowler · Tramp · Mr. Busy And Mr. Bustle · Mrs. Scrub · Mr. Black · PC Whistle · Tess · Mr. Bacon · William · Queen of Miseryland · Miseryland Jester · King of the Goblins · Dark Knight · Stormy Knight · Starry Knight · Mr. Herd · King of Nonsenseland · Mr. Robinson · Aleena · King of Miseryland · Mr. Foolish · Mr. Muddle (Farmer) · Mrs. Nincompoop · Mrs. Washer · Mr. Tidy and Mr. Neat · Jimmy · Mr. Barley · Railway Station Guard · Dr. Plump · The Giant · Shop Assistant · Mrs. Cushion
Authors Roger Hargreaves · Adam Hargreaves
Shows Mr. Men (cartoon) · Little Miss (Cartoon) · Mr. Men and Little Miss · The Mr. Men Show · Mr. Men Little Miss / ミスターメン リトルミス · Mr. Men Little Miss Mini Cinema · Untitled Mr. Men Series
Other Mr. Men Studio
The Mr. Men Show Characters
Season 1 Characters

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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