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Don't Be Horrid, Henry! (Book and CD) by Francesca Simon

Don't Be Horrid, Henry! (Book and CD)

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Horrid Henry reaches a younger generation of readers in this new picture storybook. It’s an amusing tale about brotherly love and sibling rivalry and comes complete with a fantastic CD full of extra Horrid Henry entertainments. Horrid Henry is the child that every teacher dreads and which every other child loves. He can bring mayhem to every situation and leaves adults with a feeling of dismay. Children, get ready to chuckle out loud at this hilarious tale of Horrid Henry and his brand new brother Perfect Peter whom Henry just can’t seem to get one over on.


Don't Be Horrid, Henry! (Book and CD) by Francesca Simon

It's a dreadful shock for Horrid Henry when Perfect Peter is born, and despite his best - or worst - efforts, he can't manage to get rid of him. As Peter gets bigger, Henry gets crosser. But the day comes when Henry inadvertently finds himself saving Peter from a big fierce dog, and discovers that it's rather nice to be a hero.

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.
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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Publication date

7th February 2008


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