This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories - but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself!
"AGAIN WITH THE VOLUME ISSUES"
A delightful new recording of T. S. Eliot's beloved cat poems. Cats! Some are sane, some are mad and some are good and some are bad. Meet magical Mr. Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. But you'll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity's not there! In 1925, T. S. Eliot became codirector of Faber & Faber, who remain his publishers to this day.
Horrid Henry helps himself to all the money he needs to win his favourite board game. Then he comes up with another spectacular money-making scheme for launching a newspaper with all the school gossip. He vows vengeance on Perfect Peter when Peter nicks his birthday party theme and has his own Pirate Party - and gets it by taking over as Head Teacher when Peter plays school with his goody-goody friends.
Penguin presents a brand -ew recording of Roald Dahl's classic The Witches, read by Miranda Richardson. The Witches have a motto: One child a week is 52 a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear. The Grand High Witch of All the World is the scariest of the lot, but one boy and the grandmother he adores have a plan to get rid of the witches for good.
Four complete stories enhanced by Miranda Richardson's manic reading and really horrid music and sound effects:Horrid Henry makes a stinkbomb that becomes a weapon in a deadly intrigue between two double agents (Perfect Peter and Moody Margaret), creates chaos in his team project (to build the Parthenon), accepts an invitation to a sleepover from the new kid at school, and acquires a new pet: a tarantula, of course.
Four hilarious new HH stories - HH's Mother's Day, probably not the day his mum looks forward to most in the year, HH's Nightmare where Henry's chased by a ghost bunny with huge teeth, a wailing graveyard ghost and, for good measure, a slimy zombie, then a new story about one of his greatest enemies in The Return of the Demon Dinner lady and last but not least Fluffy Struts Her Stuff.
Listen as Horrid Henry makes his own scary movie; persuades Peter to hand over his stash of Grump Cards (as a brilliant scheme to get him out of the punishments his parents give him); and spends a weekend at Aunt Ruby's where he has to share a bedroom with his two arch-enemies, Stuck-Up Steve and Bossy Bill. Follow along as Henry's school decides to have a mini-Olympics and Harry sets up his own Holympics, with medals for crisp-eating, TV watching, and Burping to the Beat.
Building a snowman brings out Henry's competitive streak. He sets up his Monstrous Makeovers business to rival Moody Margaret's Miraculous Makeovers. But things go badly wrong when a famous author comes to school. Henry thinks, "You'll all be sorry when I'm dead" and spends a rainy day writing his will.
Watch as the curtains open and the opera begins. The seven operatic stories in this beautiful collection are each proceeded by an introduction about the origins of the story. There are also extensive notes about opera houses, behind-the-scenes terminology, famous opera houses and composers, and more.
"Recommended in addition to print book"
The final collection of four brand-new, utterly horrid stories in which Horrid Henry triumphantly reveals his guide to perfect parents, reads an interesting book about a really naughty boy and conjures up the cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother. Read by Miranda Richardson.
Ride along with the beautiful princess and the majestic white bear on a voyage in the snowy north. When the young princess inadvertently betrays the mysterious white bear, she must prove her loyalty and strength through a series of trying tasks, in order to regain her lost chance at happiness.
The 23rd Horrid Henry storybook containing four brand new stories - including Horrid "Henry's Ketchup", "Horrid Henry's Chicken", "The Revenge of the Bogey Babysitter" and "Horrid Henry Tells It Like It Is". Discover the one thing Horrid Henry is scared of, watch out for the return of Rabid Rebecca, find out what happens when Henry makes a film about his family and lots more in the most hilarious and horrid storybook yet.
Four hilarious new stories, in which Horrid Henry hits on a brilliant way to write thank you letters, negotiates over vegetables, competes with Perfect Peter over which of them is sickest, and finds himself wearing the wrong underpants, with dreadful consequences.
Few can forget where they were 13 years ago when they first heard Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. The show was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since the show went out on Thursdays.
"Not Jeremy's best, but good in places."
Four hilarious stories with amazing music and sound effects. Henry is dragged to dancing classes against his will; vies with Moody Margaret to make the yuckiest Glop!; goes camping in France; and tries to be good like Perfect Peter, but not for long.
Horrid Henry tries to fool the Tooth Fairy into giving him some money despite the fact that his teeth appear to be "superglued to his gums"; Henry creates havoc as a pageboy at a wedding; Henry gets rid of Moody Margaret, an unwanted guest, and he "breaks in" the new teacher.
Horrid Henry finds a surefire way of wielding the remote control to ensure he always watches his programme of choice. He also vies with Moody Margaret to become the head of the school, shows off his prowess as a magician in the school talent show, and battles it out with Perfect Peter over who gets the green dinosaur and who gets the purple one.
Four new stories in which Horrid Henry terrorizes his classmates at a school sleepover in the museum; plays with Perfect Peter and tricks him into handing over all his money; gets out of writing his own story for Miss Battle-Axe by adapting one of Peter's; and meets the Nudie Foodie, a celebrity chef, who comes to the school to improve school dinners. No more burgers! No more chips!
"Excellent as always"
Four new stories: 'Horrid Henry's Invasion' - Horrid Henry and Perfect Peter keep invading each other's rooms. 'Moody Margaret's Sleepover' - Moody Margaret invites all the members of the Secret Club for a sleepover, with catastrophic results. 'Horrid Henry's Autobiography' - Miss Battle-Axe's class all have to write their autobiographies, the best to be published in the local paper. 'Horrid Henry Rocks' - Horrid Henry wants to go to the Killerboy Rats concert. His family has other ideas.
Horrid Henry has a bad day and runs away, only to be lured back by pancakes; he cheats in every possible way at sports day; he thinks of a novel way to get rich quick, and ensures by devious means he gets what he wants for Christmas.