Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse by Francesca Simon

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The final four utterly horrid and totally brilliant new Horrid Henry stories by Francesca Simon, with illustrations by Tony Ross.


Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse by Francesca Simon

The final collection of four brand new utterly horrid stories; Horrid Henry's Bake-Off sees Henry and Margaret go head-to-head in a hotly contested baking competition, Henry triumphantly reveals his top tips in Horrid Henry's Extra Horrid Guide to Perfect Parents, he reads an interesting book about Evil Evie, a really naughty girl not too dissimilar to himself in Horrid Henry's Bad Book, and conjures up an ancient cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother in Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse. Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.


In the final story, Henry's favourite Evil Evie books are taken away because his parents fear their influence. But Henry is who he is anyway. And, as we always suspected, Henry is just like most children. Not really, in fact, horrid. The Sunday Times Ireland Praise for the series: These books are hilarious Yorkshire Reporter

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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112 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

16th July 2015




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