Horrid Henry's Christmas Lunch by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry's Christmas Lunch

Written by Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Part of the Horrid Henry Early Reader Series

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Christmas gives Horrid Henry every opportunity to behave as badly as possible. First there are all the wrong presents – gloves, a dictionary and a pen, pencil and ruler set. Yuck – they are all a disappointment. There’s no sign of the Zapatron Hip Hop Dinosaur or Terminator Gladiator fighting kit which is what he really wanted. But there is still Christmas lunch to look forward to...what could possibly go wrong?


Horrid Henry's Christmas Lunch by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry would much rather have pizza and chips for his Christmas lunch, and this year, he might just get his way...This is the 100th book in the phenomenally popular Early Reader format, published during Henry's 20th anniversary year - make sure to celebrate with Henry this Christmas!

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.


self-contained, satisfying stories by writers who really know their stuff, helping the youngest readers get the most out of books pitched perfectly at their level. Great illustrations, too! -- Imogen Russell Williams Imogen Russell Williams

About the Author

Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon was born in St Louis, Missouri, grew up in California, and attended both Yale and Oxford Universities, where she specialised in Medieval Studies.

If you'd like to know a bit more about Horrid Henry click here to read a letter from the author.

Author photo © Francesco Guidicini

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80 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

23rd October 2014




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