Worm and his friend Tail receive a letter in the post that changes their lives. An irreverent tale about getting rich. I am a worm, of humble means. I live in a hole, and eat baked beans! Roger Hargreaves was the bestselling creator of the Mr Men series. Once Upon a Worm was first published by Hodder Children's Books in 1982.
Roger Hargreaves was an advertising copywriter when his son asked him what a tickle looked like. Thus the Mr Men series was born, followed by the Little Miss series. Now there are over 85 characters and a staggering 100 million copies have been sold in no fewer than 30 countries.