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    • ISBN:9781444002775
    • Publication date:02 Sep 2010
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Horrid Henry Rocks

Book 19

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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The next storybook in this hugely successful series, comprising four brand new stories about Horrid Henry and his infamous escapades.

Four new stories:
Horrid Henry's Invasion - Horrid Henry and Perfect Peter keep invading each other's rooms.
Moody Margaret's Sleepover - Moody Margaret invites all the members of the Secret Club for a sleepover, with catastrophic results.
Horrid Henry's Autobiography - Miss Battle-Axe's class all have to write their autobiographies, the best to be published in the local paper.
Horrid Henry Rocks - Horrid Henry wants to go to the Killerboy Rats concert while his family want to go to the Daffy and her Dancing Daisies concert.

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: 9781842551349
  • Publication date: 02 Sep 2010
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
a laugh-aloud romp — IRISH EXAMINER
I always think that Francesca Simon must have such fun writing them. The stories are also scattered with little pen and ink drawings by Tony Ross that capture the chaos of Henry's life and help the action along. I think that the book works well as either read-aloud stories to share, or for children growing in confidence to read by themselves. The short story format is perfect for either approach, so children can take the book in bite-size chunks or parents can limit bedtime reading marathons — THE BOOKBAG
It's wickedly funny! — Kitty, Age 6, FIRST NEWS
Henry returns to follow his dreams of endless biscuits, no school and loud music. Can he outwit Perfect Peter? Will he best Moody Margaret? Can he secure a ticket to see the Killer Boy Rats? Great fun and a hit with Gabriella, my six-year-old rocker! — WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY
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Horrid Henry's Hike

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

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.Henry absolutely, positively HATES hiking...so when his parents force him on a family hike, he'll do whatever it takes to make it miserable for everyone else too...A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestselling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.

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Horrid Henry Ghosts and Ghouls

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry Annual 2019

Francesca Simon
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Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry School's Out

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's School Fair

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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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.Henry is sick of never winning ANYTHING, so when he gets the chance to cheat his way to an amazing prize at the school fair, he just can't resist. But sometimes winning isn't all it's cracked up to be . . . A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.

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Horrid Henry's Christmas

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Henry's doing some secret Christmas present-swapping in this hilarious festive Horrid Henry story, perfect for Early Readers.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.Henry is sick of his slimy cousin Stuck-Up Steve getting the best presents every Christmas, but maybe this year he can do something about it...

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Horrid Henry's Jolly Holidays

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Seriously Spooky Joke Book

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Are you ready for some seriously spooky stories? Join Horrid Henry as he presents a ghoulish collection of his most hilariously horrid Halloween adventures.Have a horror of a Halloween with six favourite scary Horrid Henry stories. Zombie vampires, were-rabbits and strange bumps in the night - Henry's making some fiendishly funny mischief!Featuring -Horrid Henry's Tricks and TreatsHorrid Henry's Haunted HouseHorrid Henry Wakes the DeadHorrid Henry and the Zombie VampireHorrid Henry's NightmareHorrid Henry's Cannibal CurseWith added ghostly gags and awesome activities, this is the perfect book for little horrors everywhere.

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Horrid Henry Summer Fun

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Swimming Lesson

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Christmas Ambush

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Santa's in for a shock in this hilarious Horrid Henry Christmas story, perfect for Early Readers.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.Henry has a horrid plan to make sure he gets all the presents he wants on Christmas Day - he's going to kidnap Santa!

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Horrid Henry's Merry Mischief

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Celebrate a truly horrid Christmas with Horrid Henry and this festive storybook bind-up.Packed with six favourite Horrid Henry stories, plus bonus content to make sure Christmas is stuffed full of cheeky festive fun.This is the perfect stocking filler for Horrid Henry fans everywhere!

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Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Horrid Henry braves the terrifying Fangmangler in this hilarious story perfect for Early Readers.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.When Henry has no pocket money left to buy a Dungeon Drink kit, he comes up with an ingenious scheme to make some cash and give his friends (and enemies) a scare at the same time. But does the Fangmangler really exist? And if not, which of Henry's evil enemies is out for revenge? A funny, spooky story, perfect for Hallowe'en and all year round.

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Horrid Henry's Gold Medal Games

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

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.Hold your nose! It's stinkbombs at the ready as Henry's Purple Hand Gang goes to war with Moody Margaret's Secret Club. This could get very smelly . . .A hilarious and horrid new Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.

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Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

The final collection of four brand new utterly horrid stories; Horrid Henry's Bake-Off sees Henry and Margaret go head-to-head in a hotly contested baking competition, Henry triumphantly reveals his top tips in Horrid Henry's Extra Horrid Guide to Perfect Parents, he reads an interesting book about Evil Evie, a really naughty girl not too dissimilar to himself in Horrid Henry's Bad Book, and conjures up an ancient cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother in Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse.Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.