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Mr. Men Little Miss celebrates the launch of new character

Published on: 8th March 2018

Little Miss Inventor was launched with an interactive event and a competition to encourage kids to get inventing.

To support the launch of the new Mr. Men Little Miss character Little Miss Inventor, licensing company Sanrio is hosting an interactive event at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.

Running in conjunction with the event is a national competition encouraging kids to submit inventions to help Mr. Bump. The winner will be featured in the next Mr. Men Little Miss book.

Competition entries have been unprecedented with over 700 hand drawn inventions submitted by genius kids from across the UK. The winner of the Little Miss Inventor competition will be officially announced at the launch in Manchester on the 24th March.

Five shortlisted entries will also have their invention showcased at the launch. The big day will have an interactive exhibition for children, a timeline of great inventions throughout history, storytelling and inspiring talks from the world of invention, science, and technology.

Alastair McHarrie, licensing director at Sanrio, commented. “I always enjoy seeing how people respond to a brand-new character. We know how excited our fans will be to meet Little Miss Inventor and the incredible amount of entries to our competition is testament to this. The event launch will be a perfect way inspire children to get into inventing and science.”

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