Mr. Skinny is the thirty-fifth book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

Mr. Skinny


Mr. skinny

Mr. Skinny in the mr men books

Mr. Skinny lives in Fatland, where everything and everyone is big except for him. He has a small appetite, and sees Dr. Plump, who has him visit Mr. Greedy. Mr. Skinny then gains a belly which makes him happy. The doctor and he celebrate this eating.

International publications & translations

Mr. Skinny appears under the titles Monsieur Maigre (French), 苗條先生 (Taiwan), 빼빼씨 (Korean), Ο Κύριος Κοκαλιάρης (Greek), Unser Herr Dünn (German), Fætter Pind (Danish), やせっぽちくん (Japanese).

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

  • Mr. Marvelous (with a belly)
  • Little Miss Somersault
  • Little Miss Sparkle
  • Mr. Skinny is up the Spout (TV)
  • Mr. Skinny's Incredible Bet (TV)
  • Mr. Small's Big Dream (TV)
  • What a Question, Little Miss Curious!(TV)
  • Mr. Mean Hasn't a Penny Left (TV)
  • Little Miss Greedy...Belle of the Ball (TV)
  • Mr. Cheerful Doffs His Hat (TV)
  • Mr. Uppity's Big House (TV) (cameo)
  • Mr. Clumsy, Head Butler (TV) (cameo)
  • Little Miss Star, the Leading Witness (TV) (cameo)
  • Little Miss Bossy Has a Busy Day (TV) (Mentioned, but not seen)


  • He might have a crush on Little Miss Lucky.
  • He is shorter and a bit more visible in the 1990's show.
  • He is best friends with Mr. Greedy.


  • His Mario/Nintendo counterpart is Waluigi because they are both skinny.
  • His The Little Engine that Could counterpart is Jebediah because they are both yellow.
  • His Veggie Tales counterpart is Jerry Gourd because they are both yellow.
  • His Wizards of Mickey counterpart is Zoron because they are both yellow.
  • His Thomas & Friends counterparts is Mr Percival the Thin Controller because both are thin, have yellow and wear hats. Mr Percival wears a black bowler hat and Mr Skinny wears a red top hat.
  • His Toy Story counterpart is Woody because they are both thin and yellow.
  • His Street Fighter counterpart is Dhalsim because they are thin.
  • His Darkstalkers counterpart is Lord Raptor because they are both thin.
  • His Dastardly and Muttley counterpart is Zilly becuase they are both thin and yellow.
  • His Hillbilly Bears counterpart is Floral Rugg because they are both thin and yellow.
  • His Hanna-Barbera counterpart is Ding-a-Ling Wolf because they are both thin, yellow and wear red hats (however, Ding's hat is sometimes black).
  • His Looney Tunes counterpart in Wile E. Coyote becuase they are both thin.
  • His Homestar Runner counterpart is Coach Z because they are both skinny.
  • His Hey Arnold counterpart is Stinky Peterson because their names both start with S and are both skinny.
  • His Mulan counterpart is Ling because they are both thin and wear yellow.
  • His 101 Dalmatians counterpart is Jasper Badun because they are both thin.
  • His Flushed Away counterpart is Le Frog because they are thin.
  • His Bash Street Kids (Beano) counterpart is Plug because they are skinny.
  • His Little Bear counterpart is No Feet the Snake because they are both thin.
  • His Dig and Dug counterpart is Dig because they are both thin.
  • His Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts counterpart is The Anteater because they are both thin.
  • His Superted counterpart is Spotty Man because they are tall, yellow and thin.


See also

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Mr. Men Mr. Tickle · Mr. Greedy · Mr. Happy · Mr. Nosey · Mr. Sneeze · Mr. Bump · Mr. Snow · Mr. Messy · Mr. Topsy-Turvy · Mr. Silly · Mr. Uppity · 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
Little Miss 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
Special Mr. Men Mr. Cheeky · Mr. Christmas · Mr. Birthday · Little Miss Jealous · Little Miss Christmas · Little Miss Birthday · Little Miss Stella · Mr. Moustache
Non-English Mr. Men Mr. Crosspatch · Mr. No · Little Miss All-Goes-Well · Little Miss Brilliant · Little Miss Busy-Body · Little Miss Careful · Little Miss Loud · Little Miss Prim · Little Miss Selfish · Little Miss Vain · Little Miss Yes
Misc. Mr. Men Little Miss Calamity · Little Miss Daredevil · Mr. Scatterbrain · Mr. Stubborn · Other Mr. Men · Caveman · Mummy · Grandfather Clock · Mr. Magic · Mr. Roundy · Mr. Squary · Mr. Beefeater · Mr. Funny (Beafeater) · Mr. Metal · Mr. Fussy's unnamed relative · Mr. Spendy · Little Miss Cawaii · Mr. Stupid · Little Miss Explorer
Appeared in other Stories Mr. Miserable · Mr. Right · Mr. Thrifty · Little Miss Thrifty · Mr. Penny · Mr. Prudence · Wilfred the Wizard · Mr. All-Goes-Wrong · Little Miss Nobody
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