Four More Dr Men Stories Arrive This Month

first_img The next four titles in the Doctor Who Meets The World of Hargreaves book series are available now to pre-order.Add the upcoming Dr. Second, Dr. Seventh, Dr. Eighth, and Dr. Ninth to your collection starting Aug. 29.Written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves—son of Mr. Men and Little Miss creator Roger Hargreaves—the collection combines Doctor Who‘s penchant for storytelling with the humor and design made famous by Hargreaves Senior.Twelve titles will eventually be released: One for each Doctor. (There is no word on whether a 13th will be added to the lineup in honor of Jodie Whittaker). The first four books—Dr. First, Dr. Fourth, Dr. Eleventh, and Dr. Twelfth—hit shelves in April, coinciding with the show’s season 10 premiere.The short tales—32 pages each—are aimed at three-to-seven-year-olds. But no one will judge you for sneaking into your kids’ room for a quick visit with the Doctor.Paul McGann and Christopher Eccleston get the Hargreaves treatment (via Penguin Random House)The BBC recently shared a sneak peek at Dr. Ninth, in which the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) and Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) face off against cartoon Autons.Reminiscent of the show’s 2005 premiere episode “Rose,” Hargreaves’ story introduces Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) as a blocky Time Agent.Take a closer look at a few pages from the book, courtesy of the Beeb:via BBCvia BBCvia BBCvia BBCEvery story weaves a different narrative: Cranky Dr. First stumbles upon Cybermen, Dr. Fourth and Sarah Jane Smith have a run-in with Daleks, Dr. Eleventh and River Song go on a daring adventure, and Dr. Twelfth battles his long-time frenemy, Miss the Master.Puffin Books publishes the stories in Britain, while Penguin Young Readers serves as the US master publisher.The first four paperbacks are on sale from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, Hudson Booksellers, IndieBound, Powell’s Target, and Walmart; or buy them directly from the Penguin Random House website.The First, Second, Eleventh, and Twelfth Dr. Men figurines are reportedly launching soon. Plus, stocking stuffers Dr. Tenth: Christmas Surprise! and The Doctors: Time and Space Collection will be available Oct. 17.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. HBO Max Scores Exclusive ‘Doctor Who’ Streaming RightsJo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who’ Welcomes Back Familiar Monster Stay on targetlast_img