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Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman

Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman

Simon, Francesca; Ross, Tony

Building a snowman brings out Henry's competitive streak; he sets up his Monstrous Makeovers business to rival Moody Margaret's Miraculous Makeovers; things go badly wrong when a famous author comes to school; and he thinks 'You'll all be sorry when I'm dead' and spends a rainy day writing his will

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Orion Children's, [2010?]
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Statement of responsibility: Francesca Simon ; illustrated by Tony Ross
ISBN: 1842550705, 9781842550700
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 86 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Fiction 5+.; Horrid Henry (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Children's stories, English.; Short stories.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.6
Interest Level: MY
Points: 1
Quiz Number: 213671

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.