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    • ISBN:9781444006148
    • Publication date:08 Dec 2011
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Horrid Henry's Christmas Play

Book 25

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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Horrid Henry makes his role in the school Christmas Play much BIGGER in this hilarious Early Reader story.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Horrid Henry is desperate to be Joseph in the school Christmas Nativity play. The trouble is, Miss Battle-Axe has made him the inn-keeper. There's only one thing for it - Henry's got to make his own part BIGGER!

Full colour illustrations from the fabulous Tony Ross on every page!

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 www.francescasimon.com and keep up-to-date with Horrid Henry at www.horridhenry.co.uk.

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: 9781444001105
  • Publication date: 24 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
This timely tale with lively illustrations by Tony Ross should strike a chord with budding actors and parents of would-be drama divas alike! — JUNIOR
As ever, Horrid Henry is brilliant fun to read and a laugh a minute. Great to read all year round, not just for Christmas! Highly recommended — BOOKAPOET
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