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Illustrated ByTony Ross
PublisherOrion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Publication date2nd February 2012
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A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports
Written by: Francesca Simon
Illustrated by: Tony Ross
Part of the 'Horrid Henry' Series
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Selected by Julia Eccleshare:
Packed with freaky facts and random trivia, this is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know (and lots of things you might never have wanted to know) about the world of sport - Horrid Henry style!
Who is Julia Eccleshare ?
SynopsisA Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports by Francesca Simon
Do you know :
Olympic gold medals are made mostly of silver?
What is the world's most popular sport?
Did the Romans really do athletics in the nude?
'Great fun, easy to read and above all informative. What more do you need to know?'- The Bookbag
'Chock-full of interesting facts and figures. A fun read for little fact lovers' - The Bookbag
'Hilarious, and naturally, horrid' - Fiona Noble, Bookseller
About The Author
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.
She worked as a freelance journalist, writing for the Sunday Times, Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Telegraph, and Vogue (US) and after her son Joshua was born in 1989, she started writing children’s books full time. One of the UK’s best-selling children’s writers, Francesca has published over 50 books, including the immensely popular HORRID HENRY series, which has now sold over fifteen milllion copies.
Francesca won the Children’s Book of the Year in 2008 at the British Book Awards for Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman. HORRID HENRY is published in 24 countries and is also an animated CITV series. She lives in London with her husband, son, and Tibetan Spaniel, Shanti.
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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