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Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy

Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy

Simon, Francesca; Ross, Tony; Simon, Francesca

Henry is up to his horrid tricks again. He tries, and fails, to trick the tooth fairy, rids his family of an unwelcome houseguest and single-handedly creates havoc at Cousin Polly's wedding

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Dolphin, 1997
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Statement of responsibility: Francesca Simon ; illustrated by Tony Ross
ISBN: 1858813719, 9781858813714
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Orion Children's, 1996.
Physical Description: 96 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Short stories.; Fiction 5+.; Horrid Henry (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Children's stories, English.; General.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.1
Interest Level: MY
Points: 1
Quiz Number: 200995


  1. Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy
  2. Horrid Henry's wedding
  3. Moody Margaret moves in
  4. Horrid Henry's new teacher.

Author note

Francesca Simon spent her childhood in California, and then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She now lives in London with her family. She has written over 50 books and won THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR in 2008 at the GALAXY BRITISH BOOK AWARDS for HORRID HENRY AND THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN.

Visit Francesca's website at and keep up-to-date with Horrid Henry at

Tony Ross is one of Britain's best known illustrators, with many picture books to his name, including the bestselling Little Princess stories (Andersen). He has also produced the line drawings for many fiction titles, for authors such as David Walliams, Jeanne Willis, Enid Blyton, Astrid Lindgren, and many more. He lives in Wales.