Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry

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

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Introducing Horrid Henry, the boy who throws food, snatches, pushes and, above all, HATES his younger brother Perfect Pete. In a special twentieth anniversary edition, the very first four stories about Henry and his sweet-natured little brother Perfect Pete introduce what has become one of the most famous and successful sibling duos. Henry’s behaviour at home, at his dancing class, with his friend Moody Margaret and on holiday is always outrageous as he follows his own logic about why he should do all the very bad things that he does. Tony Ross’s illustrations bring the richly varied cast of characters vividly to life.


Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

A special 20th anniversary edition of the first ever Horrid Henry book in which Henry tries to be perfect for one day, learns to dance, argues with his arch enemy Moody Margaret and goes on holiday.

Contains brand new extra material including the top twenty questions from Horrid Henry fans and readers about the world's favourite naughty boy - Has Horrid Henry got a girlfriend? What's the worst thing Perfect Peter has ever done? Were Horrid Henry's mum and dad ever naughty? Look out for the answers!

There are lots of activities, games and more information on your favourite Horrid Henry characters at www.horridhenry.co uk

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.

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112 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

22nd May 2014




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