Horrid Henry Early Reader: Horrid Henry Reads a Book Award-winning team

by Francesca Simon (author) and Tony Ross (illustrator)

Suitable for 5 - 7 years

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Product description

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

A reading competition? No way is Henry taking part in a reading contest. That is, until he hears the prize is a family trip to a theme park. Henry is determined to win … but how on earth is he going to read all those books?

Product Details


Horrid Henry Early Reader






Orion Children's Books

Date published

February 15th, 2011

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420L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.0; Lower years; 0.5 points

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  • 80 pages



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Francesca Simon

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Tony Ross


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  1. Misslily
    on 27 January 2015

    So far I love it me and mummy laugh he’s so funny mummy reads with ME she is special and I get really stuck some times

  2. Spidergirl
    on 9 March 2014

    I love horrid Henry books

    5out of 5
  3. heart29
    on 5 March 2014

    very funny book – i love horrid henry ;-)

    4out of 5
  4. vw63
    on 19 May 2013

    wow it was good and cool

    5out of 5
  5. sunnyrainbow123
    on 5 March 2013

    Henry is sitting quietly in class one day, doodling pictures of Miss Battle-Axe being gobbled up by hungry crocodiles, when he hears about the reading competition. A prize for reading stupid old books? but when henry thinks what the prize is hehas got to do it no matter what. read on it is very good

        10000000000000000 STARS
  6. Mayuri041260
    on 9 August 2012

    I really like horrid Henry it is the best in the world

    5out of 5
  7. firemansam50
    on 3 August 2012

    this a good book

  8. Book-Club-Review-Team
    on 8 May 2012

    I really enjoyed Horrid Henry Reads a Book – the first thing i thought when i first saw this book was henry never reads books- does he?

    My favourite scene was Henry’s eureka moment when he thought of making up his own books that miss battle-axe would not know* and the disappointment when henry won tickets to the newest theme park- book world!

    I rate this book 9/10 you can never get enough of horrid henry!

    Charlie, age 7

  9. salimisra
    on 2 March 2012

    at last horrid henry reads a book but its actualy comic but he counts them as books, i am mot one bit like henry cause i lovvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeee bookks

    5out of 5
  10. Chelsea2003
    on 26 September 2011

    A funny and entertaining book for for kids I loved this book

    4out of 5