Meet the baby girl who was saved from a life-threatening condition by a Mr Men book.

Tiny Ava Allen, from the UK, wasn’t expected to survive after been born 14 weeks premature with a rare lung condition, and needed an emergency operation to stand any chance of pulling through.

Doctors warned her 20-year old Mum Vicki that no child as young as Ava had ever survived the surgery.

As baby Ava lay recovering from the operation, her Mum began to read her a Mr Men book – and was amazed as the sound of her voice steadied her daughter’s heart rate.

Ava Allen, now nine months old, has fought against all the odds to still be fighting fit today but her Mum thinks it’s all down to Mr Men.

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