Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter

Big laughs in colour. Meet the one person Henry is actually scared of! This book has amazing colour pictures. It has loads of laughs. And best of all, it’s short and easy enough to read all by yourself. Hurray! We bet you think Horrid Henry is the worst person in the world. Well… nearly. But there’s someone else really nasty out there. She’s the babysitter from hell. She’s harder than nails. But is she as tough as Henry?

  • A favourite Horrid Henry story in a short easy reader
  • Simple text split into highly illustrated chapters
  • New colour pictures by star illustrator Tony Ross
  • Ideal reading practice for Henry’s younger fans

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  • I have watched the series but never read the books I looked in one once and would say not for kids 9 and up maybe but the cartoon was funny

    14 July 2016

  • I have not read this book but I have watched the cartoon of it on the television. I really enjoyed it I do not now why but why do Horrid Henry books have to be funny all the time?

    1 March 2015

  • This book is hillarious its so funny how henry can get rid of his babysitters but he has a big challenge ahead of him as he cant get rid of his current babysister after alot ot of horridness he finds her weakness.

    8 March 2014

  • Henry discovers her weakness and totally beats her. It’s funny.

    8 March 2014

  • okay

    Horrid Henry books are really good there funny scary exciting sad all in one

    7 March 2014

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  • Photo of Francesca Simon

    Francesca Simon

    Francesca Simon is the creator of tiny terror and huge bestseller Horrid Henry!


    Francesca has won many awards including the Children’s Book of the Year for Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman at the British Book Awards in 2008.

  • Tony Ross

    Multi-award-winning Tony Ross has become one of the best-known creators of original and traditional picture books and his work has been published all over the world. As well as his own books, he has illustrated books for authors such as Roald Dahl, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin.


    Tony Ross has won a number of awards for illustration, including the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award for the best illustrations by a foreign artist.

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