Author(s): Francesca Simon
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, has his own Pirate Party and gets it by taking over as Head Teacher when Peter plays school with his goody-goody friends.
Total UK sales across the HORRID HENRY range exceed 11.5 million copies. Hugely successful animated TV series on CITV. Rights sold in 25 languages. Francesca Simon is one of the UK's top-selling children's authors. 'Forget Harry Potter, it's a wicked, spiteful boy who's really firing kids' imaginations' (Guardian).
Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: WHSmith Children's Book of the Year 2009.
'Horrid Henry certainly lives up to his name, and his antics are everything you hope your own child will avoid - which is precisely why younger children so enjoy these tales' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
'Outrageously funny and endlessly inventive' JEWISH CHRONICLE
Francesca Simon spent her childhood on the beach in California, and then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She now lives in London with her English husband, Martin, and their son, Joshua. When she is not writing books she is doing theatre and restaurant reviews or chasing after her Tibetan Spaniel, Shanti. Tony Ross is one of Britain's best known illustrators, with many picture books to his name as well as line drawings for many fiction titles. He lives in Cheshire. Tony Ross is one of the most popular and successful of all children's illustrators, with many picture books to his name as well as line drawings for many fiction titles.