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New Little Miss Character Sparks Reaction

Scientist Laura Tobin, an engineer and a physicist, explains why Little Miss Inventor is a crucial role model for girls

The new character is joining the Mr Men and Little Miss series - a female engineer. Little Miss Inventor has been created by author and illustrator Adam Hargreaves, as a "positive role model" for girls.

She will be the 36th Little Miss character and there's been positive reaction on social media from women involved with technology, science and engineering.

(Photo: Little Miss Inventor, Credit: THOIP)

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