Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse

By Francesca Simon

DISCOVER THE sequence girls and boys worldwide like to READ!

Horrid Henry indulges his favourite hobby—collecting Gizmos; has a nasty time together with his spelling homework; starts off a rumor that there is a shark within the swimming pool; and spooks ideal Peter with the mummy's curse.

Francesca Simon is without doubt one of the world's best-loved kid's authors. She is the single American to have ever gained the Galaxy publication Award, and her construction, Horrid Henry, is the number 1 bestselling bankruptcy publication sequence within the UK—with successful television express and over fifteen million copies offered! each one booklet comprises 4 easy-to-read tales and hilarious illustrations by means of the single and purely Tony Ross, so even the main reluctant of readers can not face up to Henry's awesome expertise for trouble!



"Henry's over-the-top habit, the characters' snappy discussion, an d Ross's hyperbolic line paintings w in poor health interact even the mo st reluctant readers."
Publishers Weekly

"Like Dennis the risk and Curious George, Horrid Henry is both discovering difficulty or growing it, and the children are loopy approximately his antics."
Meredith Smith, grade university instructor, DolceBellezza.blogspot.com

"Kids will love interpreting the laugh-out-loud humorous tales approximately anyone whose habit is even worse than their own."
School Library Journal

"Will make you snort out loud."
Sunday Times

Why Horrid Henry?

Kids love it!
"I love the Horrid Henry books by means of Francesca Simon. they've got plenty of humorous bits in. And Henry continually will get into trouble!"
Mia, age 6, BBC studying is Fun

"It's effortless to work out why Horrid Henry is the bestselling personality for 5-8 yr olds."
Liverpool Echo

Because it truly is funny
"My boys love this ebook and i've truly had tears operating down my face and needed to cease analyzing as a result of giggling so difficult. My oldest son is rereading the entire books during this sequence on his personal now and he nonetheless loves them. chuffed reading!"
T. Franklin, Parent

"A smooth comedian classic."
SF acknowledged, mum or dad kid's Books complement

Kids get to be harmlessly rebellious
"Henry is a beguiling hero who has entranced hundreds of thousands of reluctant readers... little rebels will love this assortment or even little angels should be secretly overjoyed by way of Henry's anti-heroic behaviour."

Henry's naughtiness is a yardstick opposed to which young ones can get a feeling in their personal ethical goodness and social justice
"What is outstanding concerning the books is that Henry by no means does whatever that's subversive. She creates an air of mystery of perfect naughtiness (of which kids are in awe) yet issues out that he operates inside of a secure and safe world."
Emily Turner, Angels And Urchins Magazine

Reaches an important age team - young children who're studying to read
"I have attempted out the Horrid Henry books with teams of childrens as a dad or mum, as a babysitter, and as a instructor. youngsters like to both listen them learn aloud or to learn them themselves. The books are spot on for the 5-8 age diversity and are enjoyable for the adults who proportion them too."
Danielle corridor, Teacher

The constitution presents new readers with a true feel of accomplishment
"My son is 7 years previous and a huge Horrid Henry fan. This ebook lived as much as his expectancies! Horrid Henry is like so much boys: he constantly has a plan and is often stepping into mischief! It used to be fun, and he couldn't placed it down. cannot watch for the subsequent. He learn it conceal to hide via himself in 2 days! That for me sells a publication! He cannot look forward to the subsequent one to be released. He has instructed it to all his friends."
Mrs. Tami Gold, Parent

Reaches either girls and boys equally
"Wonderfully beautiful to ladies and boys alike, a valuable rarity at this age."
Judith Woods, instances Books

A international publishing phenomenon with 12 million copies sold!

WHAT individuals are announcing approximately HORRID HENRY:

"Parents examining them aloud will be consoled to find that Henry can continually be relied upon to act worse than any in their personal offspring." Independent

"An totally exceptional sequence and without doubt a winner with all youngsters. My son took this e-book as his favorite in the course of ebook week at his tuition and switched over a number of kids to the reason. lengthy stay Francesca Simon and her extraordinary books! extra, extra please!"

"My 5-year-old adores them loads he could not wait to begin studying as a result of them."

"I particularly like Horrid Henry and prefer analyzing it to my dad. it is funny!"
Matthew, nine, St. Albans

"Horrid Henry is a superb anti-hero: monstrously egocentric and grasping, he does issues most kids basically dream about... a contemporary comedian classic."
The Guardian

"My 6-year-old son has now learn the entire sequence unaided and is kind of content material to re-read the tales time and again. My 5-year-old is demise on the way to learn good sufficient so she will be able to learn them independently too!"

"Henry is admittedly naughty and makes me snigger. he is very humorous and he has plenty of adventures."
Martha, age five, Bella

"A flicker of popularity needs to go through so much lecturers and fogeys after they learn Horrid Henry. there is a tiny little bit of him in all of us."
Child Education

"It did not even make it to the library cabinets and there is a lengthy ready record for it! adequate said."
Nancy Astee, baby Education

"A certain needs to for each instructor - studying approximately Henry makes your naughtiest baby appear like a saint!"

"As a instructor of 8-year-olds, it really is nice to get a sequence of books my category love... They torment me to lend them the books to allow them to learn them on their lonesome. desire I say more?"

Francesca Simon used to be born within the usa and attended either Yale and Oxford universities. For ten years she labored as a contract journalist. She now writes complete time and has had many books released, together with the bestselling Horrid Henry sequence and several other photograph books. She lives in North London, England, together with her husband, Martin, and her son, Josh.

Tony Ross is a prolific illustrator of books for kids, together with Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry sequence, Martyn Beardsley's Sir Gadabout tales, and, after all, as his personal tales. Tony has turn into one of many best-known creators of unique and conventional photo books and his paintings has been bought all around the world.

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Cease it! ” stated Peter. “You simply made that up approximately gold Gizmos—didn’t you? ” “No,” stated Henry. “It’s in the entire newspapers. there has been the boy out jogging his puppy who fell right into a pit of molten lava. there has been the lady who drowned within the rest room, after which that negative boy who—” “I don’t are looking to die,” stated excellent Peter. He seemed faded. “What am I going to do? ” Henry paused. “There’s not anything you are able to do. as soon as you’ve bought it you’re sunk. ” Peter jumped up. “I’ll throw it away! ” “That wouldn’t work,” stated Henry. “You’d nonetheless be jinxed. There’s just one means out—” “What? ” acknowledged excellent Peter. “If you supply the gold away to an individual courageous adequate to take it, then the jinx passes to them. ” “But nobody will take it from me! ” wailed Peter. “Tell you what,” acknowledged Henry. “I’ll take the chance. ” “Are you yes? ” stated Peter. “Of course,” stated Horrid Henry. “You’re my brother. You’d chance your lifestyles for me. ” “OK,” acknowledged Peter. He passed Henry the gold Gizmo. “Thank you, Henry. You’re the simplest brother on the planet. ” “I know,” stated Horrid Henry. He really had his personal gold Gizmo in his hand. It used to be his, reasonable and sq.. He couldn’t wait to determine Moody Margaret’s face while he waved it in entrance of her. And impolite Ralph. He will be resentful. Then excellent Peter burst into tears and ran downstairs. “Mom! ” he wailed. “Henry’s going to die! And it’s all my fault. ” “What? ” screeched mother. Uh oh, proposal Henry. He clutched his treasure. mother stormed upstairs. She snatched the gold Gizmo from Henry. “How may perhaps you be so horrid, Henry? ” shouted mother. “No television for per week! negative Peter. Now prepare. We’re going buying. ” “NO! ” howled Henry. “I’m unlikely! ” * * * Horrid Henry scowled as he mother up and down the aisles of the chuffed consumer. He’d crashed the cart into a few humans so mother wouldn’t allow him push it. Then she stuck him filling the cart with chips and soda and made him placed all of them again. What a terrible rotten day this had grew to become out to be. “Yum, cabbage,” stated excellent Peter. “Could we get a few? ” “Certainly,” acknowledged mother. “And spinach, my favourite! ” acknowledged Peter. “Help yourself,” acknowledged mother. “I wish sweet! ” screamed Henry. “No,” stated mother. “I wish doughnuts! ” screamed Henry. “No! ” screamed mother. “There’s not anything to devour right here! ” shrieked Henry. “Stop being horrid, Henry,” hissed mother. “Everyone’s taking a look. ” “I don’t care. ” “Well I do,” acknowledged mother. “Now make your self worthy. pass and get a field of candy Tweets. ” “All right,” acknowledged Henry. Now was once his probability to flee. prior to mother might cease him he grabbed a cart and whizzed off. “Watch out for the racing driving force! ” squealed Henry. consumers scattered as he zoomed down the aisle and screeched to a halt in entrance of the cereal part. there have been the candy Tweets. an immense pile of them, in a show tower, less than a twinkling signal asserting, “A loose Gizmo in each field! acquire all of them! ” Henry reached for a field and positioned it in his cart. after which Horrid Henry stopped. What was once the purpose of shopping for a complete field if it simply contained one other eco-friendly Gizmo? Henry didn’t imagine he may undergo it. I’ll simply cost what’s inside of, he concept.

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