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Horrid Henry's Mighty Joke Book

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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  • £4.99

The third batch of Henry¿s hilarious jokes with constant interruptions from his school pals, teachers and parents...

Horrid Henry's friends are so keen to hamper Henry's humour, after the success of their contributions to his JOLLY JOKE BOOK, that they're willing to pay Henry to include their jokes in his next book. But they don't realise that Henry has saved his best gags for this book, so their hard-earned money will be misspent when their anecdotes are overshadowed.
Themed sections include Fluffy's Jokes and Greasy Greta's Greasy Jokes, as well as typically hilarious jokes from Henry in this brand new collection.

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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781842556634
  • Publication date: 03 Mar 2008
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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