Hairy Horror

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Andersen Press

Age 7+

Pets Children's & Young Adult Fiction & True Stories Humorous Stories

Anna loves her new home, but if there’s one thing she doesn’t like, it’s the scary basement her step-brother, Hal, lives in. Hal is a genius, and one day Anna discovers the top secret special project he’s been working on: an enormous hairy spider called Tula!
Anna is absolutely terrified – can she ever learn to live with a ginormous monster tarantula lurking in the house?

Illustrated beautifully throughout by Kate Grove

Perfect for readers of 7+


Sandra Glover is a popular, award winning author of books for both teens and younger readers. Married, with three grown-up children, Sandra lives in Cumbria where she works for a literacy consultancy and runs Writing Workshops. She's a qualified teacher who enjoys giving talks in schools.


This quirky, funny and at times dangerous tale will entertain all young readers


Funny and charming

The Bookbag

A bonus for readers is the fact that Hairy Horror is quirkily illustrated throughout by Kate Grove.

Westmorland Gazette

Funny, energetically written… lively and varied

Books for Keeps

A fun and quirky story for the youngsters peppered with charming illustrations

Lancashire Life

Super illustrations add an extra dimension to this fun book.


Perfect… splendid line drawings and lots of laughs.

The School Librarian

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