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Horrid Henry's Underpants : Book 11

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Four hilarious stories, in which Horrid Henry hits on a brilliant way to write thank you letters, negotiates over vegetables, competes with Perfect Peter over which of them is sickest, and finds himself wearing the wrong underpants, with dreadful consequences. Read by Miranda Richardsonshow more

Product details

  • 9+
  • CD-Audio
  • 124 x 138 x 10mm | 117.94g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0752860771
  • 9780752860770
  • 199,261

About Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon worked for 12 years as a freelance arts journalist, writing for the Sunday times, and The Guardian amongst others. Francesca wrote her first children's book in 1989 and has gone from strength to strength ever since. She lives in London with her husband and son. Francesca Simon spent her childhood on the beach 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 at the Galaxy British Book Awards for HORRID HENRY AND THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN. Visit Francesca's website at www.francescasimon.com and keep up-to-date with Horrid Henry at www.horridhenry.co.uk. You can also follow her on Twitter @simon_francesca Tony Ross is one of the most popular and successful of all children's illustrators, with many picture books to his name. He has also produced line drawings for many fiction titles. Miranda Richardson has appeared in films such as THE HOURS, SLEEPY HOLLOW, THE CRYING GAME, EMPIRE OF THE SUN and HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. TV work includes A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME, JACKANORY, Queen Elizabeth in BLACKADDER and Queen Mary in THE LOST PRINCE. She has won two Spoken Word awards for her inspired readings of HORRID HENRY AND THE SECRET CLUB and HORRID HENRY'S STINKBOMB audiobooks for Orion.show more

Review quote

Miranda Richardson musters her considerable comic energies to give a spirited rendition of each of the four stories collected here. DAILY TELEGRAPH Horrid Henry's Underpants has all the glorious anarchy we've come to expect from these riotous stories for children aged three to nine. Miranda Richardson is in top form as the scurrilous scamp. SUNDAY EXPRESS In which the world's most revolting child (right) demonstrates the awful consequences of wearing the wrong nether garments. OBSERVER audiobook first aid. -- Kate Kellaway OBSERVER Number 4 of The Ten Best Audiobooks 'Once six-year-olds have read one Horrid Henry story, they'll be eager to devour all 17. In this outing, read by the excellent Miranda Richardson, Henry ends ups wearing girl's pants, after a birthday-present mix-up.' -- Simon Usborne THE INDEPENDENTshow more

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733 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
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4 25% (184)
3 21% (155)
2 5% (35)
1 2% (15)
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