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Horrid Henry and the Scary Sitter (Paperback) (Francesca Simon)

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DISCOVER THE SERIES BOYS AND GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD LOVE TO READ!

Horrid Henry encounters the worst babysitter in the world; traumatizes his parents on a long car trip; goes trick-or-treating at Halloween (with disastrous results); and emerges victorious from a raid on Moody Margaret's Secret Club.

Francesca Simon is one of the world's best-loved children's authors. She is the only American to have ever won the Galaxy Book Award, and her creation, Horrid Henry, is the #1 bestselling chapter book series in the UK?with a hit TV show and over fifteen million copies sold! Each book contains four easy-to-read stories and hilarious illustrations by the one and only Tony Ross, so even the most reluctant of readers won't be able to resist Henry's amazing talent for trouble!

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HORRID HENRY AT JABBERWOCKYKIDS.COM!

PRAISE FOR HORRID HENRY

"Henry's over-the-top behavior, the characters' snappy dialogue, an d Ross's hyperbolic line art w ill engage even the mo st reluctant readers."Publishers Weekly

"Like Dennis the Menace and Curious George, Horrid Henry is either finding trouble or creating it, and the kids are crazy about his antics."Meredith Smith, grade school teacher, DolceBellezza.blogspot.com

"Kids will love reading the laugh-out-loud funny stories about someone whose behavior is even worse than their own."School Library Journal

"Will make you laugh out loud."Sunday Times

Why Horrid Henry?

Kids love it!"I love the Horrid Henry books by Francesca Simon. They have lots of funny bits in. And Henry always gets into trouble!"Mia, age 6, BBC Learning is Fun

"It's easy to see why Horrid Henry is the bestselling character for 5-8 year olds."Liverpool Echo

Because it's funny"My two boys love this book and I have actually had tears running down my face and had to stop reading because of laughing so hard. My oldest son is rereading all the books in this series on his own now and he still loves them. Happy reading!" T. Franklin, Parent

"A modern comic classic."SF Said, Guardian Children's Books Supplement

Kids get to be harmlessly rebellious"Henry is a beguiling hero who has entranced millions of reluctant readers... little rebels will love this collection and even little angels will be secretly thrilled by Henry's anti-heroic behaviour."Herald

Henry's naughtiness is a yardstick against which children can get a sense of their own moral goodness and social justice "What is brilliant about the books is that Henry never does anything that is subversive. She creates an aura of supreme naughtiness (of which children are in awe) but points out that he operates with

Number of Pages: 85
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories, Short Stories
Series Title: Horrid Henry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sourcebooks Inc
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Francesca Simon
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2009
TCIN: 12387553
UPC: 9781402217814
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-6949
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