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Horrid Henry and the football fiend

Horrid Henry and the football fiend

Simon, Francesca; Ross, Tony

Horrid Henry reads Perfect Peter's diary and improves it. He goes clothes shopping with Mum and tries to make her buy him some Rootatoot trainers. He is horrified when his old enemy Bossy Bill turns up at school. And he tries by any means, fair or foul, to win the class football match and defeat Moody Margaret

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Orion Children's, c2010
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Statement of responsibility: Francesca Simon ; illustrated by Tony Ross
ISBN: 1444000993, 9781444000993
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Orion, 2006.
Physical Description: 101 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Fiction 5+.; Short stories.; Children's stories, English.; Horrid Henry (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.6
Interest Level: LY
Points: 1
Quiz Number: 211128

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.