When Mr Benn visits the little fancy dress shop, he enters a fantastical world of adventure as if by magic... In this story, Mr Benn tries a black and white stripy outfit for size, only to find himself magically transported into a prison!
Celebrate 50 years of the iconic BBC TV series with the original Mr Benn picture books!
Voted 3rd in a BBC poll of 25 to 45 year olds of all-time favourite children's shows
Voted 6th in Channel 4's poll of the 100 greatest kid's TV shows
Voted 10th most famous time-traveller by THE TIMES
'...the very name is enough to induce a warm glow of childish bliss...' TELEGRAPH
David McKee is the creator of well-known characters including King Rollo, Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David is the winner of the 2020 British Book Awards Nibbies Illustrator of the Year Award. He lives in Arles, France and in London.