Horrid Henry's Christmas Play (Early Reader) by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry's Christmas Play (Early Reader)

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

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Horrid Henry is looking forward to the school play. He’s sure he will star in it. But, when he discovers that Miss Battle-Axe has only given him a part with one line to say, he has to take desperate measures. How Horrid Henry takes matters into his own hands in order to get what he wants out of the school play will entertain all early readers.


Horrid Henry's Christmas Play (Early Reader) by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry is desperate to be Joseph in the school Christmas Nativity play. The trouble is, Miss Battle-Axe has made him the inn-keeper. There's only one thing for it - Henry's got to make his own part BIGGER!


This timely tale with lively illustrations by Tony Ross should strike a chord with budding actors and parents of would-be drama divas alike! JUNIOR As ever, Horrid Henry is brilliant fun to read and a laugh a minute. Great to read all year round, not just for Christmas! Highly recommended BOOKAPOET

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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80 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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

Publication date

3rd November 2011




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