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Horrid Henry (Horrid Henry series)


  • A loveable bad boy.
  • The angle here is spot-on, and reluctant readers will especially find lots to love about this early chapter book series. Treat young readers to a book talk or read-aloud and watch Henry go flying off the shelf.
    –The Bulletin of the Center for Children


Barrows, Annie. Ivy + Bean. Chronicle, 2006. (And others in the Ivy + Bean series.)

Benton, Jim. The Fran That Time Forgot. Simon & Schuster, 2005. (And others in the Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist series.)

Blume, Judy. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. Dutton, 1972.

Bruel, Nick. Bad Kitty Gets a Bath. Roaring Brook, 2008. (And others in the Bad Kitty series.)

Cleary, Beverly. Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Morrow, 1981. (And others in the Ramona series.)

Gutman, Dan. Miss Daisy Is Crazy. HarperCollins, 2004. (And others in the My Weird School series.)

Hurwitz, Johanna. Class Clown. Morrow, 1987.

Kline, Suzy. Horrible Harry in Room 2B. Viking, 1988. (And others in the Horrible Harry series.)

McDonald, Megan. Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid. Candlewick, 2005. (And others in the Stink series.)

Park, Barbara. Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus. Random House, 1993. (And others in the Junie B. Jones series.)

Pennypacker, Sara. Clementine. Hyperion, 2006. (And others in the Clementine series.)

Pilkey, Dav. The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel. Scholastic/Blue Sky, 1997. (And others in the Captain Underpants series.)

Scieszka, Jon, and Francesco Sedita. Spaceheadz. (SPHDZ, Book #1!) Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Simon, Francesca. Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2009. (And others in the Horrid Henry series.)