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Giles Andreae speaks to Graham Marks

Author Spotlight

Giles Andreae is not only the bestselling author of such award-winning picture books as Giraffes Can’t Dance, Rumble in the Jungle and The Lion Who Wanted to Love, he’s also the man behind the entertaining world of Purple Ronnie, as well as The Interesting Thoughts of Edward Monkton. Here he talks to Graham Marks about all the many and varied bits of his very creative life, including toilet brush poetry.

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Horrid Henry's Jolly Holidays

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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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.

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Horrid Henry's Haunted House

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry's Hilariously Horrid Joke Book

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Laugh your way through every day of the year with Horrid Henry as he presents 365 hilarious jokes for every possible occasion ... But is the last laugh on Henry?

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Horrid Henry

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

A special 20th anniversary edition of the first ever Horrid Henry book in which Henry tries to be perfect for one day, learns to dance, argues with his arch enemy Moody Margaret and goes on holiday. With a double die-cut cover and brand new extra material including the top twenty questions from Horrid Henry fans and readers about the world's favourite naughty boy - Has Horrid Henry got a girlfriend? What's the worst thing Perfect Peter has ever done? Were Horrid Henry's mum and dad ever naughty? Look out for the answers!Horrid Henry is a prize-winning 20-million-copy-selling series, illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, and his own picture books.

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Horrid Henry's Wedding

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.Prissy Polly is getting married to Pimply Paul, and Henry and Peter have to be pageboys. In green satin knickerbockers. Ugh. Wormy worm Peter can't wait, of course. But Henry decides that if he has to be part of it, he can at least make sure that this is the most horrible wedding . . . ever.

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Horrid Henry's Christmas Play

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 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!

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A Horrid Factbook: Bugs

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

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 BUGS - Horrid Henry style!

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Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy

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 can't stand it when Perfect Peter loses a tooth before him. Why should Peter get a pound from the Tooth Fairy and not Henry? And then Henry has a brilliant idea. He will trick the Tooth Fairy.

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Horrid Henry's Christmas Presents

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

This year, Horrid Henry has a brilliant idea for his family's Christmas presents in this hilarious story. First appearing in Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker, here the story is fully illustrated in colour in its own volume, 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.In this festive story, Horrid Henry has a brilliant idea for his family's Christmas presents. Who says he has to BUY them at all? It's the thought that counts! Early Readers - your child's stepping stone from picture books to reading books. This one is a perfect stocking filler, even for reluctant younger readers!

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Moody Margaret Casts a Spell

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry Meets the Queen

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.The Queen is coming to visit Horrid Henry's school. The real live Queen! Henry can't believe it. But when Miss Battle-Axe puts him in the back row, Henry is furious. Now how is he meant to find out how many TVs she has? Somehow Henry has to get himself noticed - and show the Queen just how horrid he can be . . .

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Moody Margaret's 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.Forced to play schools at Moody Margaret's house, Henry is determined to find a way to get sent home. But how?

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Horrid Henry's Car Journey

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 car journeys - especially when it means going to visit Prissy Polly and Pimply Paul, and missing Rude Ralph's birthday party. Watch out, Mum and Dad, because Henry is prepared to do whatever it takes to get out of this trip.

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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 Rocks

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

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.

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Horrid Henry's Birthday Party

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 creates havoc at his birthday party.

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Horrid Henry Rules the World

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry Robs the Bank

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Horrid Henry helps himself to all the money he needs to win his favourite board game, comes up with another spectacular money-making scheme for launching a newspaper with all the school gossip, vows vengeance on Perfect Peter when Peter nicks his birthday party theme and has his own Pirate Party ¿ and gets it by taking over as Head Teacher when Peter plays school with his goody-goody friends.

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Horrid Henry's Nits

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

Four complete stories:Horrid Henry's NitsHorrid Henry and the FangmanglerHorrid Henry's School TripHorrid Henry and the Dinner GuestsRead by Miranda Richardson