Spider School (Early Reader) by Francesca Simon

Spider School (Early Reader)

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

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Brand-new Early Reader edition of Francesca Simon's Spider School with new full-colour illustrations from Tony Ross. It's a funny and original story from the Horrid Henry team.

There are lots of Early Reader titles to choose from that are great for sharing with your youngsters and for kids just starting out on the reading journey to read alone. Check out the extracts on the site as some of the titles are slightly more advanced than others - for example the Francesca Simon animal story titles set at Potters Barn are great to get started on whereas the Sally Gardner, Georgie Adams and Vivian French titles have a bit more text to each page. Each and every one of them though has full colour illustrations on every page.


Spider School (Early Reader) by Francesca Simon

Snakes and snails and spiders for dinner! Kate was having a bad day. Her first morning at her new school and already her clothes have gone missing, her best friend has disappeared, and her new teacher is a comic-reading gorilla. Something is very wrong Francesca Simon brings every child's worst nightmare to life in this funny, original story brought to life with Tony Ross's inimitable illustrations.


'If you've got a child on the verge of going to school, Francesca Simon's Spider School is a must read' Michael Rosen

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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64 pages


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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

5th August 2010




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