Horrid Henry Rocks

Horrid Henry Rocks

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by Francesca Simon
     
 

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Henry is up to his usual mischief: annoying his younger brother, ruining Moody Margaret's sleepover, and irritating his teacher, Mrs. Battleaxe-not to mention trying to manipulate his family into seeing his favorite band-the Killer Boy Rats.

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

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Overview

Henry is up to his usual mischief: annoying his younger brother, ruining Moody Margaret's sleepover, and irritating his teacher, Mrs. Battleaxe-not to mention trying to manipulate his family into seeing his favorite band-the Killer Boy Rats.

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

"Not since 'Nate the Great' has an early reader series created such a buzz." -Los Angeles Times

"Will engage even the most reluctant readers."

-Publishers Weekly

Editorial Reviews

Dad of Divas' Reviews
I have to say that I don't know where Francesca Simon gets her inspiration, but it is amazing to read through these adventures must have such fun writing them.
Mom Start
These anticay tales will captivate your child if they like books such as Captain Underpants or Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Abbie Reviews
Great for readers eager for their first chapter books.
My Four Monkeys
Any kids who sometimes have trouble getting along with their brother/sister would love this book. Horrid Henry Rocks! is lots of fun.
Z's Space Reviews
I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who has children of age looking for some wild stories to tell.
From the Publisher
"I have to say that I don't know where Francesca Simon gets her inspiration, but it is amazing to read through these adventures must have such fun writing them. " - Dad of Divas' Reviews

"These anticay tales will captivate your child if they like books such as Captain Underpants or Diary of a Wimpy Kid. " - Mom Start

"Great for readers eager for their first chapter books." - Abbie Reviews

"Any kids who sometimes have trouble getting along with their brother/sister would love this book. Horrid Henry Rocks! is lots of fun. " - My Four Monkeys

"I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who has children of age looking for some wild stories to tell. " - Z's Space Reviews

"The stories are wacky and goofy and will definitely make children laugh. " - http://susanheim.blogspot.com/2011/05/childrens-book-review-horrid-henry.html

"It is so funny that it makes you laugh out loud." - Newsday

"Kids like this book because of the laugh-out-loud humor at a boy whose behavior is so outlandish, it's funny...We would definitely recommend Horrid Henry Rocks to new readers of chapter books.

" - 2 Wired 2 Tired

"This is the first Horrid Henry book I've read, but it certainly won't be the last. I have never laughed so hard in my life...Simon's horrible main character will delight early readers with his antics. " - The Children's and Teens' Book Connection

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402256745
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Horrid Henry Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
464,462
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
600L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Francesca Simon was born in the United States and attended both Yale and Oxford universities. A former journalist, she now writes full time. She lives in North London, England, with her husband, Martin, and her son, Josh.

Tony Ross is a prolific illustrator of books for children, including Martyn Beardsley's Sir Gadabout stories as well as his own. Tony has become one of the best known creators of original and traditional picture books and his work has been sold all over the world.

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