A new series of Doctor Who books have been revealed today bringing a great mash-up with another classic.
Puffin Books, BBC Worldwide and Sanrio Global Ltd have announced ‘Doctor Who meets The World of Hargreaves’ which brings to life much loved Doctor Who characters in the story-telling and illustrative style of Roger Hargreaves, creator of the Mr Men series.
These 12 new storybook mash-ups, written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves, combine the iconic storytelling of Doctor Who with the whimsical humour and design made famous by his father, Roger Hargreaves.
The first four books will be available in Spring 2017 in the UK, published by Puffin Books (a division of Penguin Random House Children’s Books UK).
Francesca Dow, MD of Penguin Random House Children’s Books, said, “As the global publisher of Doctor Who and champions of books which push creative boundaries, we are delighted to be publishing such unique and fun stories. We’re confident and excited they will appeal to the thousands of Doctor Who and Mr Men fans around the world”
While Jan Paterson, Head of Book and Audio Publishing, BBC Worldwide adds, “We are thrilled to be teaming up with Sanrio on this fantastic project and think that fans will love these creative incarnations of the Doctor reimagined in the ‘Hargreaves’ style. We’re always looking for innovative ways to engage our fans so this is the perfect partnership for us.”
Check out the covers below…