Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend

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

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Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade.

A Richard and Judy Children's Book Club selection 2011 - Reading Together category

A new collection of stories about Horrid Henry and his little brother, Perfect Pete.

How Henry and Pete continue their feuding adventures makes for more hilarious reading.

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Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry reads Perfect Peter's diary and improves it; goes clothes shopping with Mum and tries to make her buy him some Rootatoot trainers; is horrified when his old enemy Bossy Bill turns up at school; and tries by any means, fair or foul, to win the class football match and defeat Moody Margaret.

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.

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112 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

29th April 2010




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