Related to: 'Moody Margaret Casts a Spell'

September 2012

An interview with Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen, the award-winning author/illustrator - known to his millions of readers world-wide as the creator of Kipper, Lullabyhullaballoo, The Blue Balloon, Penguin Small and of course Wibbly Pig – has two brand new Wibbly Pig books publishing in September: Wibbly Pig has 10 Balloons and Oh no Wibbly Pig, not a rabbit!. Here he talks to Graham Marks about this, that and quite a lot more...

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Horrid Henry Tricks and Treats

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.It's Halloween. With a bag full of tricks and the best costume in town, Henry can't wait to go trick or treating. But, oh the shame! Surely Mum doesn't expect him to go out with Peter dressed as a fluffy pink bunny?

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Moo Baa Baa Quack

Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
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Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam

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.It's a big day for the Potter's Barn Band - their first concert! But nobody can remember the words. The animals need a plan - and fast!

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Chicks Just Want to Have Fun

Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
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Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
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Moody Margaret's School

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry Reads A Book

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.A reading competition? No way is Henry taking part in a reading contest. That is, until he hears the prize is a family trip to a theme park. Henry is determined to win ... but how on earth is he going to read all those books?

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Horrid Henry's Purple Hand Gang Joke Book

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Laugh your head off with Horrid Henry, Rude Ralph and the rest of the Purple Hand Gang as they present a selection of the best, most hilarious, ridiculously ribtickling jokes sent in by Horrid Henry fans everywhere.

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Horrid Henry's Bodies

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Did you know that if your intestines were removed they would stretch round a tennis court several times over? Or that humans are as hairy as gorillas? Or that you move more than 90 muscles in your leg every time you take step? Or that you'll spend three years of your life on the toilet and one third of your life asleep?Packed with freaky facts and random trivia, this is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know (and lots of things you might never have wanted to know) about Bodies - Horrid Henry style!

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Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter

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.Horrid Henry hates writing thank you letters. Why should he waste his precious time thanking people for terrible presents? In fact, why should anyone? Then he has a wonderful, spectacular idea ... one that's guaranteed to make him rich, rich rich!

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Horrid Henry and the Secret Club

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

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Spider School

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.Snakes and snails and spiders for dinner! Kate was having a bad day. Her first morning at her new school and already her clothes have gone missing, her best friend has disappeared, and her new teacher is a comic-reading gorilla. Something is very wrong¿Francesca Simon brings every child's worst nightmare to life in this funny, original story brought to life with Tony Ross's inimitable illustrations.

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Moody Margaret Strikes Back

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's House of Horrors

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

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry Rules the World

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Ten side-splitting stories revolving around Horrid Henry's school days: his attempts to get out of Nurse Needle's injections and sabotage Miss Impatience Tutu's dance class, his cunning ploy to be off school sick, his determination to meet the Queen, win at football and star in the Christmas play, and much more. In his dreams he is King Henry the Horrible, and everyone does just what he says -- but Horrid Henry knows that life's not like that. A spot-the-hidden-object picture, Henry's inventive sick notes, a letter from Buckingham Palace, pages from his diary, photos from the school year book and lots more extra material fills this funny book.

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Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Wicked Ways

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Following the spectacular success of Horrid Henry's Big Bad Book, here is a new hardback collection of favourite stories, with colour pictures and brand new material to tell you more about Horrid Henry.The ten stories all focus on Horrid Henry's home life, and how he vies with his little brother Perfect Peter and drives his well-meaning parents to distraction. They are:Horrid Henry's Holiday, Horrid Henry's Birthday Party, Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy, Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler, Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick, Horrid Henry and the Comfy Black Chair, Horrid Henry Tricks and Treats, Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse, Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter and Horrid Henry's ChoresFurther insights into Henry's family life include Home Fact File, a list of Horrid Henry's Prized Possessions, Mum's shopping lists and menus as amended by Henry, and more.

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Horrid Henry's Big Bad Book

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Don't Cook Cinderella

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Haunted House

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Four favourite HORRID HENRY stories: Horrid Henry and the Comfy Black Chair, Horrid Henry's Haunted House, Horrid Henry's School Fair, and Horrid Henry Minds his Manners.