'Francesca Simon's stories are ultra-mean and super nasty, and Tony Rosss crazed sketches are suitably anarchic' - Mail on Sunday These are the stories of Horrid Henry 'the child that every in fact teacher has nightmares about'. On this tape are four unabridged stories with music and effects:- Horrid Henry and the Comfy Black Chair Horrid Henry's Haunted House Horrid Henry's New Teacher Horrid Henry Minds his Manners
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 English husband, Martin, and their son. When she is not writing books she is doing theatre and restaurant reviews or chasing after her Tibetan Spaniel, Shanti. Tony Ross is one of the most popular and successful of all children's illustrators, with many picture books to his name as well as 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 won Spoken Word awards in 2002 and 2003 for her inspired readings of HORRID HENRY AND THE SECRET CLUB and HORRID HENRY'S STINKBOMB audiobooks for Orion.