Horrid Henry: Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter Award-winning team by Francesca Simon (author) and Tony Ross (illustrator)

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Hallowe’en! Oh happy, happy day! Every year Henry could not believe it: an entire day devoted to stuffing your face with sweets and playing horrid tricks … Whoopee! Horrid Henry was armed and ready.

Henry has great fun playing some hideous Halloween pranks and causing havoc on a killer car trip! But things are not quite so merry when he comes face to face with a brutal babysitter. Is she about to get the better of him? Could it be that our tiny terror is going to be tamed at last?

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Horrid Henry






Orion Children's Books

Date published

July 1st, 2002

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.2; Lower years; 1.0 points

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  • 96 pages



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  1. princess648
    on 12 October 2017

    it was a very interesting book about that very horrid boy and i loved it wich means i rate it five stars

    5out of 5
  2. graceypops2808
    on 10 April 2013

    love this book 1 its sooooooooo funny ! :D

  3. Sherlock25
    on 6 March 2013

    very funny, great book :)

  4. Helloioioi
    on 6 March 2013

    i hated that mean babysitter.

  5. Paradise56
    on 5 March 2013

    I like this book because Horrid Henry is cheeky like me. He does jokes to everyone.

    4out of 5
  6. evil-pineapple
    on 9 December 2012

    i liked i didnt like it fully.

    4out of 5
  7. salimisra
    on 2 March 2012

    horrid henry has a very mean baby siter rebecca and he tires everything to get rid of her but nothing works ubt then he finds out how scared she is about spiders… this is quiet a scary book

    4out of 5
  8. pilgrim55
    on 2 March 2012


  9. lids
    on 2 March 2012

    henry is the best at tricks

    brill book

  10. Bookii
    on 16 February 2012

    This book is the most HILARIOUS book i have ever read!!!


    5out of 5
  11. 88ilovebooks88
    on 18 August 2011

    it was really good i read it with my school brilll book :D

  12. MaxFlash
    on 3 March 2011

    A classic story with horrid bits left in. Horrid Henry comes face to face with his baby sitter and outwits Moody Margaret. His horrid plans are ridiculously funny and predictable.A good read.

    5out of 5
  13. HannahMontana6262
    on 9 January 2009

    This horrid henry certanly knows how to deal with babysitters. But how does he deal with Rabid Rebecca?


    5out of 5
  14. Blade900000
    on 17 June 2008

    I liked all of the story’s but the bogey babysitter wasn’t very good.

    4out of 5