Horrid Henry Early Reader #37: Horrid Henry's Christmas Ambush

Uh-oh: Santa’s in for a shock! When you decide what you want for Christmas, do you write a nice polite letter to Santa? Horrid Henry has a much nastier idea. He’s going to ambush Santa! Imagine: all the toys in the world, on one poorly defended little sleigh. Santa’s going to wish he’d hired a security guard… Chuckle out loud at Henry’s antics in this cheeky festive easy reader. Who said ‘season of goodwill’? For Henry, it’s the season of bad-will…

  • A Horrid Henry festive favourite in a short easy reader
  • Simple text split into brief, highly illustrated chapters
  • Brand new colour artwork by leading artist Tony Ross
  • Ideal reading practice for Henry’s younger fans

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    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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