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Francesca Simon

Autor(a) de Horrid Henry

320 Works 9,668 Membros 90 Críticas 1 Favorited

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Obras por Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry (1994) 548 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb (1997) 345 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Underpants (2003) 307 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Nits (1997) 302 exemplares
Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse (2000) 265 exemplares
Horrid Henry Meets the Queen (2004) 256 exemplares
Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick (1998) 252 exemplares
Horrid Henry and the Secret Club (1995) 248 exemplares
Where are You? (1998) 246 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Revenge (1800) 212 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Haunted House (1999) 210 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker (2006) 184 exemplares
Horrid Henry Robs the Bank (2008) 173 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Joke Book (2004) 168 exemplares
Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead (2009) 166 exemplares
Horrid Henry Rocks (2010) 132 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Monster Movie (2012) 98 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Jolly Joke Book (2007) 95 exemplares
Spider School (1995) 93 exemplares
The Monstrous Child (2016) 91 exemplares
Don't Cook Cinderella (1996) 86 exemplares
A Helping of Horrid Henry (1948) 79 exemplares
A Handful of Horrid Henry (2000) 76 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Mighty Joke Book (2008) 75 exemplares
Hello, Moon! (2013) 73 exemplares
The Sleeping Army (2011) 63 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Double Dare (2009) 60 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Nightmare (1721) 59 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Wicked Ways (1973) 56 exemplares
Horrid Henry Rules the World (2007) 52 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup (1612) 48 exemplares
A Giant Slice of Horrid Henry (2002) 46 exemplares
The Topsy-Turvies (Early Reader) (1995) 43 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Evil Enemies (2006) 41 exemplares
Helping Hercules (1999) 39 exemplares
Moody Margaret's School (Early Reader: Horrid Henry) (2008) — Autor — 33 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Sports Day (Early Reader: Horrid Henry) (2012) — Autor — 33 exemplares
Horrid Henry's House of Horrors (1637) 31 exemplares
Horrid Henry: Funny Fact Files (2017) 27 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse (1701) 27 exemplares
Spider School (Early Reader) (2010) 26 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Bedtime (2005) 24 exemplares
Hack and Whack (2017) 22 exemplares
Hugo and the Bully Frogs (1999) 21 exemplares
Calling All Toddlers (1998) 21 exemplares
The Lost Gods (Sleeping Army) (2013) 20 exemplares
Horrid Henry Shows Who's Boss (2010) 20 exemplares
Toddler Time (2000) 18 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2010 (2009) 16 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2008 (2007) 16 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2012 (2011) 14 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb (Early Reader: Horrid Henry) (2016) — Autor — 14 exemplares
Miaow Miaow Bow Wow (2000) 14 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2013 (1840) 13 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Dreadful Deeds (2000) — Autor — 13 exemplares
Horrid Henry's World Records (2013) 13 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2009 (2008) 11 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Cracking Christmas (2015) 11 exemplares
Three Cheers for Ostrich! (1991) 11 exemplares
The Big Book of Horrid Henry (2012) 10 exemplares
Horrid Henry Annual 2015 (2014) 9 exemplares
Whoops-a-Daisy! (1993) 8 exemplares
Papa Forgot (1993) 8 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Annual 2011 (2010) — Autor — 8 exemplares
Horrid Henry Annual 2014 (2013) 7 exemplares
Horrid Henry's big bumper book (2009) 7 exemplares
Two Terrible Vikings (2021) 6 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Jolly Holidays (2017) 6 exemplares
Horrid Henry Rules the School (2011) 6 exemplares
Horrid Henry: Up, Up and Away (2019) 6 exemplares
Yum Yum (Early Reader) (2012) 6 exemplares
When the Moon Comes Out (1997) 5 exemplares
Space (Horrid Henry) (2015) 5 exemplares
Don't wake the baby! (1998) 5 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Sticker Book (2007) 4 exemplares
Horrid Henry Ghosts and Ghouls (2018) 4 exemplares
Horrid Henry Summer Fun (2017) 4 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Colouring Book (2007) 4 exemplares
Horrid henry's school fair (2018) 4 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti karácsonya (2008) 3 exemplares
The Goat Café (2019) 3 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Sizzling Summer (2016) 3 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Puzzle Book (2000) 3 exemplares
Spooky spectacular (2019) 2 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti (2012) 2 exemplares
Horrid Henry's Merry Mischief (2016) 2 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti és a sport (2015) 2 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti háborúzik (2007) 2 exemplares
Ne légy rosszcsont, Peti! (2009) 2 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti gazdag lesz (2002) 2 exemplares
Rosszcsont Peti, a ház ura (2014) 1 exemplar
הנרי הנורא (2010) 1 exemplar
Rosszcsont Peti bosszúja (2002) 1 exemplar
Opa, da ist was 1 exemplar
Opa, wo bist du? 1 exemplar
Grozni Gašper 1 exemplar
Felaket Henry Evin Patronu (2010) 1 exemplar
Pablo Diablo anda suelto (2009) 1 exemplar
The Adventures of Harry (2004) 1 exemplar
Rampete Robins fæle fiender (2009) 1 exemplar
Ten Favourite Books for Boys (2011) 1 exemplar
Grozni Grga (2010) 1 exemplar
Horrid Henry Sticker Book (2014) 1 exemplar
Horrid Henry's Hike (2018) 1 exemplar
Horrid Henry Whs Sampler (2001) 1 exemplar
Rosie's Swing (1994) 1 exemplar
Kacak Ordek Yavrusu (2012) 1 exemplar
Horrid Henry's Annual 2018 (2017) 1 exemplar

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I really don't know how I feel about this one or if I care enough to really grapple with my feelings, which is odd because I was absolutely having a ball for a while there. But it's just sorta not a lot beyond the surface.

The story follows Hel, the half-dead god Norse goddess of death, from birth to Ragnarok, casting her as snarky, 'boy crazy', emo, girlboss teen with an acerbic attitude.

At first I was really enjoying the similarish tone to Harrow from Tamsyn Muir's Locket Tomb series, especially with the wonderful performance of Eleanor Tomlinson that has a similar timbre to Moira Quirk's glorious narration for Muir's books, but it's kind of left no actual impression on me and I had to kinda force myself to get though it. I thought Circe by Madeline Miller was great and I would most compare it to that with less depth, story arc, and the fact Circe seemed to be doing something new with the story from a historical/ mythological fantasy perspective.

I suppose the question I'm left with is, what was the point? The historical/ mythological fiction giving a character a new first person, protagonist perspective is generally used to explored a character in greater depth, especially one done dirty by events and their screen time, interpret them in a new way, often through a feminist lens, or using them much like science fiction as a medium to explore and/ or interrogate a contemporary issue. I don't really see this doing any of those beyond showing that Hel had a tough life. Unfortunately, this book doesn't really give her much depth or narrative, and, with the handling of her feelings for Balder and reaction to her yassification by the mortal Freya, it doesn't seem like a feminist reading.

I think the real shame is that this tone and prose really could have been something, but it ultimately comes off as running Hel's story through an 'AI' filter. That's really unfair and I don't mean to be so harsh on Simon, I simply mean that this is what if Hel was an emo teen girlboss? without actually exploring what that means.

The narration really is something else and I think I would have struggled so much more without it, but this is also the first audiobook I've upped the playback speed because I just wanted to finish it sooner.
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RatGrrrl | 12 outras críticas | Dec 20, 2023 |
Neat little book with a delightful story about Henry, a child many students can relate to and lots of activities to keep them happily involved. If they enjoy this, they’ll enjoy many other books about Henry.
 
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Gmomaj | 5 outras críticas | Mar 29, 2023 |
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
320
Membros
9,668
Popularidade
#2,471
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
90
ISBN
1,164
Línguas
20
Marcado como favorito
1

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