List of Horrid Henry characters

List of Horrid Henry characters

The following is a list of characters that appear in the British series of children's books, Horrid Henry written by Francesca Simon. It also includes names from the CITV TV series of the same name.

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A

Aerobic Al

Al got his nickname because he loves aerobic sports (e.g. running, hockey, football a.k.a. soccer, and volleyball). He is a close friend to Henry, He usually saying "Hi Henry!" and is also best friends with Beefy Bert. He wears a white T shirt.

Anxious Andrew

Andrew
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry and the Secret Club
Created by Francesca Simon
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Nickname(s) Anxious Andrew
Species Human
Gender Male
Occupation School boy

A boy in Henry's class who's friends with Weepy William and has a fairly similar personality to him and is nervous and hesitant to do things, he struggles to talk, is quite gullible and hates extreme activities such as football. He is always chatting with Henry. He is voiced by Jimmy Hibbert. He has a big part in Horrid Henry and the school play. He is also friends with Brainy Brian.

Angry Anna

Anna
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter
Created by Francesca Simon
Information
Nickname(s) Angry Anna
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Babysitter

Angry Anna is a teenager who once babysat Henry. It is unknown what Henry did, but Anna had run screaming from the house and Mum and Dad had to come home early. She later refused to babysit Henry again, yelling, "No way! What do you think I am, crazy?" She is omitted from the TV version of "Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter".

B

Babbling Bob

Babbling Bob is a boy that would never stop talking.

Beefy Bert

Bert
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy
Last appearance Horrid Henry gets rich quick
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Nickname(s) Beefy Bert
Species Human
Gender Male

Beefy Bert is usually seen in the crowds of children at Henry and Peter's school. Whenever anyone asks him a question, his immediate answer is "I dunno", which is actually the only line Bert ever says throughout the entire series (apart from in "Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick", he says "Have you got any food?"). His voice changes in the second series, from a low-pitched sounding voice to a higher-pitched, squeakier one.

Brainy Brian

Brian
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb
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Nickname(s) Brainy Brian
Species Human
Gender Male
Family Goody Goody Gordon (brother)

The smartest boy in Horrid Henry's class. He appears to be of black descent and is also Goody-Goody Gordon's older brother.

Bob

Big Bob
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry Goes to Work
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Nickname(s) Bob Sir, Big Boss
Species Human
Gender Male
Children Bossy Bill

Bob (also known as Big Bob or "Bob Sir") is Dad's work boss and has appeared once in the books and three times in the TV Series. His book appearance was in "Horrid Henry Goes to Work". He also appeared in the episode "Horrid Henry's Heist" as the school inspector at the fancy dress party, he presented Horrid Henry with the prize for the best poster.


Bossy Bill

Bill
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry Goes to Work
Last appearance Perfect Peter pumps up
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Nickname(s) Bossy Bill
Species Human
Gender Male
Family Bob (father)

Bossy Bill is Dad's boss' son. He has appeared in "Horrid Henry Goes to Work", "Perfect Peter Pumps Up" and "Horrid Henry Says Goodbye". He looks very similar to his father, apart from the fact he is smaller. They wear the same clothes and their hairstyle is identical.


Bunny

Bunny is Peter's adorable toy rabbit. It is Peter's version of Mr. Kill. His most major roles in the TV series are in "Horrid Henry and the Time Capsule", in which Henry gives Bunny to the capsule and rescues him, "Horrid Henry Trapped", in which Henry has Bunny in the hospital after he was injured whilst saving Peter from a falling shelf in the cellar and "Perfect Peter Pumps Up", in which Henry realises that the only way to turn Peter aggressive is to steal Bunny and make fun of him.

C

Clever Clare

Clare
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Clever Clare
Species Human
Gender Female

Clever Clare is thought to be the smartest girl in Henry's class. She was omitted from the TV series.

D

Dad

Dad
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Gender Male
Occupation Works for Tingly Toothbrushes
Title Mr
Family Mum, Henry, Peter
Spouse(s) Mum
Children Henry and Peter

Dad is the father of Henry and Peter. He is always yelling at Henry, but very rarely at Peter. He often shouts "Go to your room, now!" Like Mum, he has never trusted Henry to be well behaved. He agrees with Henry's Mum almost all the time. He is also extremely healthy, making Henry and Peter very healthy packed lunches, much to Henry's disgust. Peter often shows off to him and Mum by being well behaved while Henry misbehaves. He punishes Henry by banning the TV and/or the computer, but mostly resorts to cancellation or reduction of pocket money. Although strict he appears to be more tolerant of Henry by giving him second chances. Also, he is often shown to be capable of distracting Henry enough that he behaves. He has curly brown hair and wears an orange sweater and a blue jacket. It is revealed that Gross Class Zero was his favourite show when he was a boy. At the end of "Horrid Henry and the Silly Siblings" it is revealed that Dad's first name is Simon.

Dizzy Dave

Dave
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Dizzy Dave
Species Human

Dizzy Dave is a boy in Henry's class who is always dizzy.

F

Fang The Hamster

Fang
Horrid Henry character


Fang is Henry's loyal, vicious hamster. He often feuds with Fluffy the Cat, and has a helpful ear when Henry needs someone to talk to. He is also useful to Henry for when he plots revenge against an enemy. Fang acts like a dog and sniffs out missing Fluffy on one episode. In another episode, Fang had a major role, when he went missing. The family presumed him as dead, and when Henry found him a day later, he dressed Fang up as a poodle, as a pose for the replacement pet Peter

Fiery Fiona

Fiery Fiona is a girl who is angry all the time.


Fluffy the Cat

Fluffy
Horrid Henry character
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Species Cat

Fluffy is Peter's grey cat, who feuds with Henry's hamster, Fang. Fluffy is shown in most episodes sitting by the sitting room window sill at night and as he clicks the TV remote control button next to him, the scene changes to sunrise.

G

Goody Goody Gordon

Gordon
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler
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Nickname(s) Goody Goody Gordon.
Species Human
Gender Male

Gordon is one of Peter's best friends. He is a member of the Best Boys Club. He is friends with Tidy Ted and Spotless Sam. He often speaks with a lisp and is Brainy Brian's younger brother.

Gorgeous Gurinder

Gurinder
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Gorgeous Gurinder
Species Human
Gender Female

Gorgeous Gurinder appears to be best friends with Singing Soraya. They are both members of the Secret Club, and hate boys. In the later episodes, she speaks with an Indian accent, which fits considering she appears to be Asian.


Greedy Graham

Graham
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Greedy Graham
Gender Male

Greedy Graham is a boy who is always hungry and is often seen eating carrots and junk food in the earlier episodes. He is shown to be one of Henry's close friends.

Greasy Greta

Greasy Greta is the lady from the counter in the school cafeteria and she only appears in 'Horrid Henry and the Demon Dinner Lady'. When she sent to look after the kids in the lunch room because they were badly behaving and she always said 'Give me your treats now!", but as soon as she ate far too many treats, she was wheeled out of the school on a trolley, by Soggy Sid.

Great Aunt Greta

Great Aunt Greta is the great aunt of Horrid Henry. She thinks that Henry is a little girl called Henrietta, that Peter is a teenager, and that Fluffy is a dog called Fido. Although Henry's Mum and Dad have told her countless times that Henry is a boy, Greta refuses to believe this, and usually doesn't hear.


H

Horrid Henry

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry Tricks and Treats
Created by Francesca Simon
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Family Peter, Mum, Dad
Relatives Steve, Ruby, Polly, Vera, Greta, Paul, Grandma, Grandad

Horrid Henry is the main character and has very horrid behavior. He is horrid all the time, as his mother named Melissa and his father named Billy always say so. Henry normally states that it's just something that comes naturally to him. He hates Moody Margaret, Perfect Peter, Stuck-up Steve, Bossy Bill, all of his other enemies, bedtime, getting out of bed and injections. His friends include Beefy Bert and Rude Ralph.Henry's favourite football club is Ashton Athletic F.C. He is the main character and troublemaker. His age is to be said to be around 9-11 years old.

I

Inky Ian

Inky Ian is a pupil who isn't very much in Henry's classroom who is first seen in the book version Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend.

J

Jolly Josh

Josh
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Jolly Josh
Species Human
Gender Male

Jolly Josh is a boy in Henry's class who is always playing jokes on people. He is a close friend to Henry.

Jumpy Jeffrey

Jeffrey is a boy who loves jumping like a kangaroo.

Jazzy Jim

Jazzy Jim is a boy who goes,"Be-bop-a-loo-la!"


K

Killer Boy Rats: Horrid Henry's favourite band

Kung-Fu Kate

Kate
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry's Thank You Letter
Last appearance Horrid Henrys Stinkbomb
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Nickname(s) Kung-Fu Kate

Kung-Fu Kate is a girl in Henry's class who is always doing Kung-Fu. She is also friends with Margaret.

L

Lazy Linda

Linda
Horrid Henry character
fat
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Nickname(s) Lazy Linda
Species Human
Gender Female
Children 100
Relatives 80

The laziest girl in Henry's class. She is often seen sleeping. She doesn't talk very often, but when she does, she uses the word "like" quite a lot and has a cockney accent.


Lisping Lily

Lily
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Lisping Lily
Species Human
Gender Female
Family New Nick (brother), Parents,hamster

Lisping Lily is a toddler and New Nick's younger sister who loves Horrid Henry,(Pronouncing Henry "Henwy"). Her common catchphrases in the book are "I love you, Henwy." and "Will you marry with me, Henwy?"

M

Maggie

The presenter of one of Peter's favourite TV programmes, "Manners with Maggie."

Magic Martha

Martha is a girl who does magic tricks. When Horrid Henry runs up to her in lion form, Martha turns him into a mouse.

Miss Impatience Tutu

Miss Impatience Tutu is a dance teacher who first appeared in Horrid Henry's Dance Class. In the TV series, she is referred to as Madame Tutu and speaks with a French accent when talking to her class, but speaks with an English accent when talking to Henry individually. She seems to be a lot nicer in the TV series than in the books.

Miss Battle-Axe

Boudicca Battle-Axe
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Miss Battle-Axe. Boudicca
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Teacher
Title Miss
Family Mrs. Battle-Axe (mother)
Spouse(s) none
Children none

Miss Boudicca Battle-Axe is a strict schoolteacher. She teaches Horrid Henry, and many of his classmates such as Rude Ralph, Moody Margaret and Sour Susan. She seems to have a particular disliking towards Henry, which would be because it is usually his horrid behavior in which disrupts her class. She once said that Henry's class was the worst she ever taught. In very few episodes, her mother, Mrs Battle-Axe, has appeared, who appears to discipline her daughter greatly. Miss Battle-Axe is voiced by Eve Karpf.

Miss Lovely

Lydia Lovely
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Miss Lovely
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Teacher
Title Miss

Miss Lydia Lovely is Peter's teacher. As her name suggests, she has a gentle nature. She is very proud of Peter's progress and behaviour and is always saying nice things about him to his parents. She is voiced by Jimmy Hibbert.

Moody Margaret

Margaret
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Moody Margaret. The Moody One.
Species Human
Gender Female
Family Parents

Margaret does not like Horrid Henry. Sour Susan is Margaret's best friend. She has a tree house in her garden, and Henry often gains entry to her garden through a loose panel in the fence. She is the leader of the rival gang to the Purple Hand Gang, the Secret Club. In many ways she is shown to be a female equivalent of Henry, and they dislike each other, although on occasions they strike up temporary alliances, so they are fair-weather friends to each other.

Mrs Oddbod

Cynthia Oddbod
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry's Ace reporter
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Nickname(s) Mrs Oddbod
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Head Teacher
Title Mrs

The headmistress of the school. Despite this title, she is somewhat kinder to Henry than Miss Battle-Axe. She is generally good-natured but can act strange at times, for example, she was the 'time capsule thief' who dug up time capsules from the school grounds at night. Her name is revealed in the episode "Horrid Henry, Horrid Headmaster".

Mum

Mum
Horrid Henry character
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Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Works in a bookshop owned by Mrs Mossy
Family Henry, Peter, Dad
Spouse(s) Dad
Children Henry, Peter

Mum is Henry and Peter's mother. She has never trusted Henry to be well behaved, is extremely healthy, and always makes something with vegetables for dinner, much to Henry's disgust. She makes healthy snacks for parties too. She often punishes Henry by banning him from watching TV or using the computer. According to Henry, she has told him millions of times that he can never have another birthday party because he is always naughty, and then she always lets him have one more chance every year. She always believes Peter and is best known for accusing Henry after Peter has told on Henry, particularly with the phrase "Don't be horrid, Henry!". She wears a purple cardigan with a pinkish shirt under. She has blonde hair and wears glasses. Mum also wears blue jeans and pink shoes.


Mr and Mrs Mossy

Mr and Mrs Mossy are characters who first appeared in Horrid Henry and the Dinner Guests. Mr Mossy is Mum's boss. Mr Mossy also appears in TV series Horrid Henry Changes a Nappy. At the start of Horrid Henry and the Dinner guests Mr Mossy causes lots of trouble for Henry. The Mossys appear to be of black descent and it is revealed at the end of Horrid Henry and the Dinner Guests that Mr Mossy's first name is Timothy.

N

New Nick

Nick
Horrid Henry character
First appearance Horrid Henry's Sleepover
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Nickname(s) New Nick
Species Human
Gender Male
Family Parents, Lily (sister)

Nick is a boy who joined Henry's class as a "new" boy. He makes friends with Henry soon after he joins Henry's class and invites him to stay all night at his house. When Henry arrives, he has a thoroughly miserable evening.


Nurse Needle

In one story, she tried to give Henry an injection, but Henry pretended to be sick and was sent home.

P

Perfect Peter

Peter
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Perfect Peter
Species Human (Or as Henry says, Worm)
Gender Male

Horrid Henry's perfect younger brother. He is the antagonist in many of the stories, and is often referred to as a "worm" by Henry. Peter has a very campy attitude, liking flowers and is known to always do as he is told and treat others with respect. Despite this, on several occasions he has revealed that he does have a more spoiled and bratty side. It is obvious that Peter uses his parents as a tool for getting back at Henry, and always emotionally bribes them (e.g: "You're the best mum in the world, so Henry won't be getting any biscuits will he?"). He is shown to be a telltale, often Henry gets into trouble as a result of him telling Mum or Dad when Henry's done something bad, usually with the phrases: "Mum/Dad! Henry's being horrid/mean!" or "Mum! Henry called me smelly/a worm/a toad/told me to shut up!" He also expects praise for "being normal", using his fork and knife, and also shows off how good he is, especially when Henry is scolded.This, and the fact that he always emotionally bribes them, suggests that he was only perfect because he gets praised.


Pimply Paul

Paul
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Pimply Paul
Species Human
Gender Male
Family Prissy Polly,Vomiting Vera
Spouse(s) Prissy Polly
Children Vomiting Vera
Relatives Mum,Dad,Henry,Peter

The husband of Prissy Polly, they have one child: Vomiting Vera. He always refers to Henry as a "brat". He has an instinctive hatred of children. He talks with a strong Irish sounding accent.


Prissy Polly

Polly
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Green Head
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Toilet Advertsisment
Title Ahgms
Family Pummy Bum
Spouse(s) Vomiting Vera

Henry's cousin who is usually seen smiling. Marries Pimply Paul in Horrid Henry's Wedding and together, they had one daughter together, Vomiting Vera. They call me her. They call me sexy. They call me jinx. That's not my name. That's my not my name. I like chips because I hate fish!

R

Rich Aunt Ruby

Ruby
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Rich Aunt Ruby
Species Human
Gender Female
Children Steve

Henry's rich aunt, Mum's sister and Stuck-up Steve's mum. She is shown to be a very posh lady, she speaks with a posh-sounding accent and she was first seen in Horrid Henry's Christmas, where she buys Steve loads of great presents and Henry "somehow" managed to help himself to a few of them, she was next seen in the episode Horrid Henry's Haunted House, where Henry scares her and Steve away from their house and gets to play with all Steve's toys. She has previously been seen in Horrid Henry dines at Restaurant Le posh, where she took Steve and Henry's family to a fancy French restaurant, and orders Mum, Dad and Peter the things they don't want. She also spoils Steve greatly and buys him anything and everything he wants. and she and Steve live in a very large house.

Rabid Rebecca

Rebecca
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Rabid Rebecca
Species Human
Gender Female
Occupation Babysitter

Rabid Rebecca is the toughest teenager in town, and is very strict. She once babysat Henry and Peter. Henry had a tough job getting rid of her. She has very large teeth and these are always visible even when her mouth is shut. She only appears in "Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter" in the books, but in episodes she appears in "Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter", "Horrid Henry's Smelly Stuff" , "Horrid Henry's Haircut" , "Horrid Henry and the Terrible Teacher" , and "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" in the audience at the match. She makes a cameo appearance in "Horrid Henry and the Killer Boy Rats", when she is shocked and is seen when Henry sings, "Slimy, slimy, slimy!" and Dad says, " Don't be horrid, Henry!" in the audience.

Rude Ralph

Ralph
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Rude Ralph
Species Human
Gender Male

Rude Ralph is Horrid Henry's best friend, he seems to have a similar personality to Henry, and is well known to be rude. Ralph assists Henry is many of his plans, including plots to raid Moody Margaret's Secret Club, with him being a member of Henry's "Purple Hand Gang", or to torment Henry's younger brother, Perfect Peter. Ralph also attends Henry's school.


S

Singing Soraya

List of Horrid Henry characters
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Nickname(s) rose
Species Human
Gender Female

A girl in Henry's class who loves singing. She even sounds like she's singing when she's talking normally.

Slimy Sammy

Sam
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Slimy Sammy
Species Human

Sammy first appeared in the episode Perfect Peter's Pen Pal, he stayed at Peter's house and attempted to steal his stamp collection, as well as getting Henry into trouble. Despite the fact he appears to be French and speaks French, he talks with a German-sounding accent.

Snappy Croc

Snappy Croc is a toy crocodile who was first seen in Horrid Henry's Bathtime.

Stuck-up Steve

Steve
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Stuck-Up Steve
Species Human
Gender Male
Family Ruby
Relatives Henry, Peter, Dad

Steve is Henry's Stuck up Cousin and his primary archenemy. Henry calls him "Stuck up" because of how rich, greedy and spoiled he is compared to him. When Horrid Henry goes face to face with Steve, Henry wins by eating all his snails. He appears in "Horrid Henry 's Haunted House." Steve has not been seen since Horrid Henry and the Mega Mean Time Machine, although he has gained occasional mention. Steve is the only character in the series who is hated by Henry for a particular reason - because he is spoiled and refuses to share with his cousin, Henry. In the television series, he speaks with what is seemingly a upper class London accent and has purple hair. The jumper he wears also appears to change colour between episodes - it is light green in most episodes, but is purple in "Horrid Henry's Haunted House".

Soggy Sid

Sid
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Soggy Sid
Gender Male

Soggy Sid is Horrid Henry's swimming teacher and the school's sport coach. He also appears in some episodes as the caretaker of the school.

Sour Susan

Susan
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Sour Susan
Species Human
Gender Female
Family Baby Sister


Sour Susan is a friend of Moody Margaret. She always has a sour look on her face and often says "Yeah, Henry." when Margaret offends or annoys him. She acts as a parrot and sidekick to Moody Margaret.

T

Tidy Ted

Tidy Ted is one of Peter's friends and is a member of the Best Boys Club. Obviously he is always tidy.

V

Vic Van Wrinkle

| name = Vic Van Wrinkle | appearence = Horrid Henry The Movie | actor = Richard E Grant

Vic Van Wrinkle is the main antagonist in Horrid Henry The Movie who tries to shut down Ashton Primary and open Brickhouse School so he can make lots of cash! Not a book Charatcher

Vomiting Vera

Vera
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Vomiting Vera
Species Human
Gender Female
Family Paul, Polly
Relatives Mum, Peter, Henry

Henry and Peter's baby cousin who is always vomiting, much to the annoyance of others.

W

Weepy William

William
Horrid Henry character
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Nickname(s) Weepy William
Species Human
Gender Male

A boy in Henry's class who is often seen crying at the slightest things. He is voiced by Richie Sanders.


Y

Yellow Duck

Yellow Duck is a toy duck from Horrid Henry's Bathtime.

Z

Zippy Zoe

Zippy Zoe is a girl who is very fast and only appears in the books.

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