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Horrid Henry's Jolly Joke Book

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Horrid Henry's friends and enemies all think his first joke book was such a great idea that they want to write one, too! Themed sections from each of Henry's classmates and some of his teachers include Ralph's Rude Jokes, Gurinder's Gorgeous Jokes, Weepy William's 'Wah Nobody Laughed at My Jokes' Jokes, Boudica's Battle Jokes and Fangmangler Jokes. Of course Henry's determined to have the last word with the funniest and grossest jokes of all.

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: 9781842555897
  • Publication date: 03 Mar 2008
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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