Francesca Simon - Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9781842555460
    • Publication date:04 Sep 2008
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Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker

Book 15

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Read by Miranda Richardson

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It's a gift! Four festive stories from one horrid boy. This pack includes a paperback book and an unabridged CD read by Miranda Richardson

Four fabulously funny stories that will invoke every family's worst Christmas nightmares, as Horrid Henry sabotages the school play, tries to do his Christmas shopping without spending his pocket money, attempts to ambush Father Christmas, and endures Christmas dinner with the guests from hell.

Read by Miranda Richardson

Biographical Notes

Francesca Simon spent her childhood in California, and then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She now lives in London with her family. She has written over 50 books and won THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR in 2008 at the GALAXY BRITISH BOOK AWARDS for HORRID HENRY AND THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN.

Visit Francesca's website at and keep up-to-date with Horrid Henry at

Tony Ross is one of Britain's best known illustrators, with many picture books to his name, including the bestselling Little Princess stories (Andersen). He has also produced the line drawings for many fiction titles, for authors such as David Walliams, Jeanne Willis, Enid Blyton, Astrid Lindgren, and many more. He lives in Wales.

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  • ISBN: 9780752884745
  • Publication date: 11 Sep 2008
  • Page count: 1
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
Perfect both for over-excited children and stressed-out parents — THE TIMES
Once heard, you'll never forget the delicious mayhem of Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker — DAILY EXPRESS
Four fabulously funny tales... an ideal stocking filler for fans of all ages — THE SUN