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Francesca Simon

Born on 23 February, 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri, British-American author Francesca Simon is best-known for her "Horrid Henry" stories. With more than 50 books published in her career, Francesca Simon won the Children's Book of the Year award in 2008 for Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman and has sold millions of books in her career. Many of her books have been illustrated by Tony Ross. Before becoming an author, she worked as a journalist for the Guardian, Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph.



Francesca Simon Books

  • Horrid Henry Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781510106017 - Francesca Simon
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    Horrid Henry is the naughtiest boy in children's books and also the star of a popular cartoon and hit film. This laugh-out-loud collection contains 12 of Francesca Simon's brilliant books - and all of them feature Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations.

    With plenty of mayhem and fun, these books follow Henry as he tries to trick the tooth fairy; sets up his own business called Monstrous Makeovers; and meets the Queen!

    Format: paperback
  • Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library Box Set - 30 Books - Collection - 9781510102293 - Francesca Simon & Tony Ross
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    Due to popular demand, this collection is now out of stock. A new Horrid Henry collection will available in the autumn. Click 'notify me' to receive an email when it is available to buy.

    Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library is a box set featuring every single one of Francesca Simon's stories starring the naughtiest boy in children's books - and so much more!

    Displayed in a keepsake slipcase and with a mammoth 30 books included, this is a brilliant collection to add to any child's bookshelf. Very funny stories that are tremendously re-readable, they follow the lovably naughty Henry as he gets into all kinds of trouble and faces of against his nemesis, Perfect Peter.

    With extra appeal added by the black-and-white artwork from Little Princess author Tony Ross, the collection also includes joke books and a special Christmas story to accompany the laugh-out-loud novels.
  • HHFF2 5 years +
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    Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend by Francesca Simon reveals more of our hero's far-fetched scams and wicked pranks as Henry meets up with Bossy Bill and goes shopping with Mum.

    With witty illustrations from Tony Ross, this is a great set of four stories about the boy who makes even the toughest premiership stars look like angels! Brilliant fun for readers from 5+.
  • ALJKO 5 years +
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    A little boy getting ready for bed looks up at the moon and wonders whether it can speak English as it shines all over the world. He tells the moon about his day - it's not lonely falling asleep when you share your day's adventures with the moon. A timeless bedtime picture book from bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and Ben Cort, illustrator of Aliens Love Underpants. Audio read by Lenny Henry. Lenny Henry has risen from being a cult star on children's television to being one of Britain's best known and loved personalities.
  • AJPDH 3 years +
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    In author Francesca Simon and illustrator Tony Ross' Horrid Henry's Wedding, Henry goes to a very horrid wedding.

    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.
  • AJWEH 7 years +
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    A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Sports is a must for every Horrid Henry-loving sports fan!

    Did you know that the Olympic gold medals are made mostly of silver? What is the world's most popular sport? Did the Romans really do athletics in the nude? And how do you win the World Gurning Championships?

    This edition of this book - with a special World Cup Quiz - is Horrid Henry's essential guide to the weirdest and most wonderful sporting facts.
  • AIBIB 3 years +
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    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Christmas Presents is a festive treat starring the naughtiest boy in books.

    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 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.
  • AIBIC 7 years +
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    Welcome to World Records - Horrid Henry style!

    Horrid Henry's gizmo collection is a massive 643...but that's nothing compared to the Magnet Lady, who owns over 30,000 fridge magnets. The most words spelled backwards in a minute is 14...how many can Henry spell forwards?

    A British man holds the world record for eating six giant pizzas in under a minute... could Greedy Graham beat that?

    Weird, wonderful, hilarious and horrid, this new non-fiction book is jam-packed full of world records - and a few of Henry's own too! Full of facts and written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, this book essential for Horrid Henry fans everywhere.
  • AIBIJ
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    Horrid Henry reaches a younger generation of readers in Don't Be Horrid, Henry! - a new version of the amusing picture book.

    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 dreadful shock for Horrid Henry when Perfect Peter is born, and despite his best - or worst - efforts, he can't manage to get rid of him. As Peter gets bigger, Henry gets crosser and crosser, but the day comes when Henry inadvertently finds himself saving Peter and discovers that its rather nice to be a hero.
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    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 and Moody Margaret cook up trouble making Glop in Francesca Simon and Tony Ross' Horrid Henry and Moody Margaret.
  • ALWTG 3 years +
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    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 far too busy to bother with his stupid, boring spelling homework. He'll just have to come up with a spectacularly brilliant plan instead.
  • AKRPW
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    The Horrid Henry Sticker Book is a fun and brand new interactive sticker book from Francesca Simon and Tony Ross in their prize-winning, 20-million-copy-selling Horrid Henry series, containing more than 200 stickers.

    Help Henry hide horrid things in Peter's room, decorate his house for Christmas, scare Weedy William at Halloween, fill Miss Battle-Axe's classroom with nits - and lots more!
  • AIZRS 3 years +
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    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 Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry's Sleepover, Horrid Henry is going to New Nick's house for a sleepover. Bliss! New beds to bounce on. New biscuit tins to raid. Henry can't wait. But will the evening turn out the way Henry expects?

    Complemented by Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations, this is a laugh-out-loud story starring the naughtiest boy in books.
  • AKAYN 5 years +
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    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup is the 23rd Horrid Henry storybook and it contains four stories - including Horrid Henry's Ketchup, Horrid Henry's Chicken, The Revenge of the Bogey Babysitter and Horrid Henry Tells It Like It Is.

    Discover the one thing Horrid Henry is scared of, watch out for the return of Rabid Rebecca, find out what happens when Henry makes a film about his family and lots more in the most hilarious and horrid storybook yet.
  • AKLCO 5 years +
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    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!
  • AZKES
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    Horrid Henry presents a ghoulish collection of his most hilariously horrid Hallowe'en jokes. Have a horror of a Hallowe'en with Horrid Henry's spookiest joke book - full of ghostly gags and fiendish funnies, this is the perfect book for little horrors everywhere! Featuring hundreds of jokes to read aloud and illustrations from the artist of bestselling David Walliams' novels, Tony Ross, this is the ultimate in spooky fun for Horrid Henry fans.
  • BGNHK
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    Get ready for some super summer mayhem with this totally awesome collection of six favourite Horrid Henry stories.Join Henry for a scorching summer as he does what he does best - causes mischief! Featuring hilarious stories, plus totally awesome puzzles and summer jokes.Featuring:Horrid Henry and Moody Margaret Fluffy Struts her Stuff Horrid Henry's Wedding Moody Margaret's Sleepover Perfect Peter's Horrid Day Horrid Henry's Bake Off The perfect summer holiday read for Horrid Henry fans everywhere.
  • ASMPC 6 years +
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    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. Hold your nose! It's stinkbombs at the ready as Henry's Purple Hand Gang goes to war with Moody Margaret's Secret Club. This could get very smelly ...A hilarious and horrid new Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.
  • AUPAH
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    A fun-packed full-colour Horrid Henry picture book with illustrated scenes, stuffed with tricky things to search for and find. Featuring 32 pages of fiendish things to spot, join Henry and his friends (and evilest enemies) on their awesome adventures - from birthday parties and camping trips to hiding out at a spooky haunted house. With a challenging checklist of things to find, this is Henry's most horrid challenge yet! The question is, where's Horrid Henry? Perfect for existing Horrid Henry fans, as well as fans of activity books such as WHERE'S WALLY?, WHERE'S THE MEERKAT? and WHERE'S SANTA?
  • AUPAG 3 years +
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    Santa's in for a shock in this hilarious Horrid Henry Christmas story, 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. Henry has a horrid plan to make sure he gets all the presents he wants on Christmas Day - he's going to kidnap Santa!
  • ASZEL
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    Four hilarious stories, in which Horrid Henry hits on a brilliant way to write thank you letters, negotiates over vegetables, competes with Perfect Peter over which of them is sickest, and finds himself wearing the wrong underpants, with dreadful consequences. Read by Miranda Richardson
  • ASZFT 5 years +
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    Get ready for a crafty Christmas with Horrid Henry and this advent activity book, packed full of fiendishly festive things to make and do. With 32 full-colour pages of crafts, activities, quizzes and games, have hours of fun and prepare for a totally awesome Christmas - Horrid Henry-style! The perfect pre-Christmas purchase for Horrid Henry fans everywhere.
  • ANIBW
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    This new edition of a classic Horrid Henry puzzle book contains 64 pages of fun - a perfect purchase for the summer holidays. There are holiday howlers to tell, secret messages to crack, crosswords, mazes, wordsearches and spot the differences to solve - all with a uniquely Horrid twist! There's something for every Horrid Henry fan. Are you as clever and tricky as your hero Henry? Find out this holiday - we guarantee you'll never be bored again!
  • AOJCN 5 years +
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    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.