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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

  • APGLW
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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. When Henry hears the story of the terrifying ancient Egyptian mummy's curse, he can't wait to share it with Peter. But are they safe from the mummy? Or has the curse struck somewhere close to home? What's the difference between a mum and a mummy anyway? A funny, spooky story, perfect for Hallowe'en and all year round.
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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 hates babysitters - and he knows exactly how to make sure they never come back. That is, until he meets Rabid Rebecca, the toughest teen in town.
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    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Monster Movie contains four stories in which Horrid Henry makes his own scary movie, The Undead Demon Monster Who Would Not Die, persuades Peter to hand over his stash of Grump Cards (as a brilliant scheme to get him out of the punishments his parents give him) and spends a weekend at Aunt Ruby's where he has to share a bedroom with his two arch-enemies, Stuck-Up Steve and Bossy Bill.

    Then when Henry's school decides to have a mini-Olympics, he sets up his own Holympics, with medals for crisp-eating, TV watching, and Burping to the Beat.
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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 KINGS AND QUEENS - Horrid Henry style!
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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. Mother's Day! Bleccch! Why isn't there a Children's Day, that's what Horrid Henry wants to know. Henry is fed up of always being outdone by goody goody Perfect Peter - but this year, he's got a plan...
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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 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!

    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter is a hilarious read for children aged 5 and over.
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    From multi-million-copy selling author, Francesca Simon, and David Walliams' illustrator, Tony Ross, comes the latest title in the successful Horrid Henry's Factbooks series. What's the most haunted house in the world? What's the scariest ghost story ever told? And what's hiding under your bed right now? Bursting with scary facts and horrible trivia, this is the perfect guide to everything a Horrid Henry fan has ever wanted to know about ghosts. Terrify your family and amaze your friends with your nasty new knowledge!
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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. The comfy black chair makes TV watching perfect. That's what Horrid Henry thinks ...and so does Perfect Peter. Now Henry and Peter are locked in a battle for the chair, and the TV. Only one brother can win ...but who will it be?
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    Number One for fiendish fun! Four brand-new, wickedly funny and totally brilliant stories featuring the inimitable Horrid Henry! Contains four stories: Horrid Henry: Up, Up and Away Horrid Henry Changes History Horrid Henry Steals the Show Horrid Henry and the Zoom of Doom Illustrated by Tony Ross, these timeless stories offer an irresistible introduction to ready for pleasure, featuring one of the best-loved characters in children's fiction.
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    Weird and wonderful, hilarious and horrid, welcome to Francesca Simon and Tony Ross' A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Bodies - Horrid Henry's non-fiction guide to everything you ever wanted to know about Bodies.

    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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    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. This Horrid Henry Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Horrid Henry can't believe his mean, horrible parents are forcing him to stay overnight at his slimy cousin Stuck-up Steve's house. And to make matters worse, Steve's house is HAUNTED. Or is it?
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    Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2016, Francesca Simon's The Monstrous Child is an operatic and epic drama quite like any other book you've read.

    It focuses on Hel, an ordinary teenager who just so happens to be the goddess of the Underworld. She wonders why life is so unfair but is determined to make the best of it, creating gleaming halls in her dark kingdom and welcoming the dead who she is forced to host for eternity.

    Until eternity itself is threatened.

    Much loved for her children's books including Horrid Henry, Francesca Simon's first teen novel is exhilarating.

    This title has been shortlisted for 2017's YA Book Award.
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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. Anything Moody Margaret can do, Horrid Henry can do better. So when Margaret starts giving her friends makeovers, Henry decides to steal - no, borrow! - her idea. He is sure he can do it much, much better. It can't be that hard to make people look really fantastic...can it?
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    What has mummies and monsters, bogey babysitters and demon dinner ladies? It can only be a Horrid Henry Halloween story collection! In fact, it's Henry's spookiest collection yet, filled with his most hilariously horrid and frighteningly funny adventures. Featuring: Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse Horrid Henry and the Demon Dinner Lady Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter Horrid Henry Casts a Spell Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler Horrid Henry and the Monster Movie
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    3 years +
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    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Author Visit is a laugh-out-loud story starring the naughtiest boy in books - and this edition comes with a CD audiobook!

    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 is Book Week at Horrid Henry's school, and TJ Fizz, Henry's favourite author in the whole world, is coming in to talk to his class.

    So he can't believe his rotten luck when he is sent to listen to the Happy Nappy song with the Infants instead. He has to escape - but how? The audiobook is read by Miranda Richardson
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    Full colour bind-up gift book of four Horrid Henry Early Reader stories - including Horrid Henry's Birthday Party, Horrid Henry's Underpants, Horrid Henry's Nits and Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend. Early Readers - your child's stepping stone from picture books to reading books.
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    Have a sizzling summer with this totally awesome collection of six favourite Horrid Henry summer stories. Join Henry for a super summer holiday as he raids the Secret Club tent, gives Aerobic Al a run for his money on sports day, causes chaos on his first TV appearance, goes on a less-than awesome camping trip and much more. The perfect summer holiday read for Horrid Henry fans everywhere.
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    Packed with fun and freaky facts, this is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know (and lots of things you might never have wanted to know) about FOOD - Horrid Henry style!
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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. Armbands at the ready as Henry causes chaos in a mischievous bid to escape his dreaded swimming lesson with Soggy Sid. A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.
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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. Ava is sick and tired of her parents always telling her what to do. Nag nag nag. Why can't she have the kind of parents that let her eat sweets all day? Or parents who never make her go to bed, or eat vegetables? Then she sees an advert for the Parent Swap Shop, and Ava knows it's time to trade in the old ones for a new and improved Mum and Dad.
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    The final collection of four brand new utterly horrid stories in which Horrid Henry triumphantly reveals his guide to perfect parents, reads an interesting book about a really naughty boy, and conjures up the cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother. Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books. Read by Miranda Richardson
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    Moody Margaret and the Secret Club strike back in this hilarious tale from author Francesca Simon and illustrator Tony Ross!

    With their most ingenious dares and hilarious jokes, it's time for the girls to get their own back on Horrid Henry and his friends. But Henry isn't about to let anyone get the better of him, resulting in a hilariously horrid showdown!

    Filled with witty comments and acerbic asides from Henry and Margaret's friends, enemies, families and teachers, along with brand new Tony Ross illustrations, this book should keep Henry's (and Margaret's!) fans mischievously quiet.
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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. 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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    Following in the footsteps of previous gift books (HH'S DREADFUL DEEDS, HH'S HOUSE OF HORRORS, HH RULES THE WORLD, HH'S EVIL ENEMIES, HH'S WICKED WAYS, HH'S BIG BAD BOOK, HH SHOWS WHO'S BOSS, HH's TRICKY TRICKS), enjoy the best of Horrid Henry in this compilation of ten favourite stories, with brand new Tony Ross artwork and exclusive extras by Francesca Simon.