A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Bodies by Francesca Simon
  

A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Bodies

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

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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.

Horrid Henry fans will delight in their favourite bad boy’s book of disgusting facts. The way Horrid Henry looks at things, much about the body is pretty disgusting so, from ear wax through snoring to the highest jumping animal in the world, Horrid Henry gives his original take on the unusual and weird things about bodies.

And for some extra Horrid Henry fun, you can download three nit-infested activity sheets free from Readers Guide on the right hand side of this page.

Synopsis

A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Bodies by Francesca Simon

Did you know that if your intestines were removed they would stretch round a tennis court several times over? Or that humans are as hairy as gorillas? Or that you move more than 90 muscles in your leg every time you take step? Or that you'll spend three years of your life on the toilet and one third of your life asleep? 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 Bodies - Horrid Henry style!

Reviews

"Henry's packed-with-facts non-fiction range launches with a hilarious, and naturally, horrid guide to bodies." - Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Francesca Simon
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Author's Website

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Publisher

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

Publication date

3rd February 2011

ISBN

9781444001624

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