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In the television series, Henry is noticeably more tame and human, particularly after series 2, whereas in the books, he is much more horrid and appears to have almost no redeeming qualities, often displaying some sociopathic traits.

I know how hooked kids get on the Horrid Henry books and I love their enthusiasm!' she says. 'But even Horrid Henry fans need to OCCASIONALLY read something else, and I know they would also adore Steven Butler's The Nothing To See Here Hotel, about a secret holiday resort for magical creatures. 'Henry fans will love the riotous humour, fantastic characters, and spiralling madness as the hotel copes with the arrival of the guest from hell, a goblin prince with a dark secret. Readitdaddy had a great suggestion: Dork Diaries.'C would definitely recommend Dork Diaries for kids who do love a great series that evolves over time but can also be read completely out of sequence,' he said. Continue the adventures with Henry with our Horrid Henry: The complete story collection 30 books box set. This collection contains the fantastic and mischievous tales of Horrid Henry plus the beloved illustrations by Tony Ross. This box set has 30 individual stories, enough to keep any little reader busy. We also have selected titles to suit different age groups, take a look for more ideas for your young readers, we have books for 0-5, 5-7, 7-9, 9-14 and YA for older readers. Amelia Bedelia, by Peggy Parish (about a maid and the troubles she has because of her misunderstanding the people around her-rather along the lines of Horrid Henry in some ways), Henry and Peter have to go to the school's dance class taught by Miss Impatience Tutu, a very impatient woman who claims she is patient that Henry hates. The class has to play a concert and everyone is practicing for it. Impatience Tutu makes Henry sit behind a false bush for being horrid at her class so he won't embarrass everyone at the concert. When its time for the concert, Henry decides to make his part bigger and by doing so, makes Impatience Tutu stop the concert this story then ends with Henry being happy to finally go for karate. [2] Horrid Henry & Moody Margaret [ edit ]

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Most importantly, though, the books are very funny - and rude, too. Kids just get it. So what to read after you've gone through the 24 books in the series? For young readers who whizzed through Horrid Henry and want more funny and rude stories

The Horrid Henry stories are read on audiobook by the actress Miranda Richardson and published by Orion Audio.

This is an outrageously funny series featuring the most quirky, eccentric characters that are bound to delight children who love gloriously silly details and horrible baddies,' she said. 'Hilariously illustrated, they really are marvellous, madcap adventures.' Your suggestions Horrid Henry is the first book of the Horrid Henry series. It was published in 1994 and written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross. The book is a collection of short stories about the same characters, along the lines of the Just William books. Alongside Francesca’s writing of the well-known image of Horrid Henry, the iconic illustrations were created by Tony Ross. Ross has since gone on to work with David Walliams, Anthony Horowitz and Michael Rosen as well as many other authors and well-known book illustrations. Despite this, he has remained the illustrator for the Horrid Henry books and has brought that iconic image alive. Take a look at some other books illustrated by Tony Ross. Horrid Henry is a mischievous troublemaker who has a few anger management issues and is a little bit over-exhilarant, with features of arrogance too. He is a bad-tempered, hot headed kid with a smart mouth. He's also extremely skeptical of authority, or just anything that kids stereotypically hate, such as school, but he's also a trendy kid who's always in on the latest trends. Due to his mischievous behaviour, he's disliked by most of his teachers. Henry is known to be horrid, but by Series 2, he had become nicer, and by series 3, he has become quite popular.

The first Horrid Henry book was published in 1994, and the series has been a dominating force in children's books ever since. Did you know that Horrid Henry books are the fifth most borrowed books in UK public libraries, adult titles included? Ramona Quimby, by Beverly Cleary (about a girl who gets into troubles because of various reasons- also like Horrid Henry in many ways) Ramona is quite popular with girls in the States (where I'm from); she may be little advanced for the 5 year old, but they're used as early readers/sight readers for kids so they could be a good book to grow into. With so many brilliantly funny Horrid Henrystories out there, it's easy for children to get hooked. Now we have ideas about What to Read After Horrid Henry - and we want your thoughts too! Once again, you came up with some fantastic ideas on social media about What to Read After Horrid Henry.Here are some of the recommendations we received... Horrid Henry is a children's book series by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross. It has been adapted for television, film [1] and theatre. [2] Horrid Henry is set in the United Kingdom in 1994.Miss Battle-Axe is Henry's teacher who is incredibly strict. She always keeps an eye on Henry in school as he is horrid and doesn't pay attention in class. She constantly gives Henry detentions for never doing his homework and when he disrespects her lessons and they both have a strong hate on each other. However Miss Battle-Axe does appear to be proud if Henry on very rare occasions such as when he saved his younger brother (Perfect Peter) or when he delivers messages to the teachers for them after being asked too. Henry is shown to have a strong grudge against Rabid Rebecca the most out of all his enemies. Whenever Henry finds out Rebecca is around, he always attempts to get rid of her to the point where he tried to get Rebecca arrested in " Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter". Despite that, Henry does seem to fear Rebecca at times after she threatens him.

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