Comic illustration of rotund, smiling, purple character walking with one resting on stomach while licking their lips.
RING COVERED BY DES. REG. No. 978 761 © R.H. 1976 BAYNHAM PRESSWORK KIDD. 67504
Mr Greedy comes from a series of children's book titled "Mr. Men" and "Little Miss" by Roger Hargreaves, a British author and illustrator. Mr. Greedy appears in his own story where he learns a valuable lesson about the consequences of being too greedy. The Mr. Men series that Mr. Greedy is part of began in 1971. As of 2015, there were 85 Mr. Men and Little Miss characters that have been created by Roger Hargreaves and his son (following Roger's passing in 1988). The books have become very popular, selling over 100 million copies worldwide.