Horrid Henry's A-Z of Everything Horrid by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry's A-Z of Everything Horrid

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

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Best-selling Horrid Henry has never been one to conform so it is not a surprise that his A-Z is full of typically entertaining and unusual entries. Starting with Abominable Snowman and ending with Zombie Vampires it acts as a guide book to the world of Horrid Henry picking out some of the things that have delighted, amused and infuriated Horrid Henry’s many eager readers. Fun to browse through and full of useful cross-references which will encourage and reward further delving.

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You could win an original portrait of yourself with Horrid Henry drawn by Tony Ross, who has recently been awarded his gold Blue Peter badge! There are 20 gizmos in the book hidden in the double page spreads – you need to locate all 20. See www.horridhenry.co.uk for details - click here.


Horrid Henry's A-Z of Everything Horrid by Francesca Simon

Welcome to Horrid Henry's wicked world - the essential A-Z of all things hilarious and horrid, crazy and chaotic, fiendishly fantastic and utterly brilliant.

A is for APRIL FOOLS' DAY, Horrid Henry's favourite day of the year (except his birthday, of course.) B is for BOGEY BABYSITTER, Rabid Rebecca, the toughest teen in town. C is for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, Father Christmas had better get it right this year! From the Purple Hand to pink frilly knickers; supersoakers to Sour Susan; football fiends to fizzywhiz drinks; demon dinner ladies to Dungeon Drinks - this book has it all and more. An encyclopaedia of absolutely EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about Horrid Henry.

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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Author photo © Francesco Guidicini

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

3rd November 2011




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