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Published June 01, 2015 Updated April 05, 2023

Mr. Men™

Mr. Men™ & Little Miss™ playing cards by Roger Hargreaves

2011 United Kingdom Marks & Spencer Mr. Men™ Roger Hargreaves Cartoon Commemorative Pop Culture Card Games Add to Collection

Mr. Men™ & Little Miss™

In 2011 Marks and Spencer released a commemorative deck of cards celebrating 40 years of the ‘Mr Men and Little Miss’ characters by Roger Hargreaves. The cards, made in China, come in a tin and feature different characters on the aces, courts and jokers. Pip Cards were left plain (though funky).

Mr. Men™ and Little Miss™ playing cards published by Marks & Spencer, 2011

Above: Mr. Men™ and Little Miss™ playing cards published by Marks & Spencer, 2011.

Mr. Men is a series of 49 children’s books by British author Roger Hargreaves commencing in 1971   more →

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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