Francesca Simon spent her childhood on the beach in California, and started writing stories from the age of eight. She then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She threw away a lucrative career as a medievalist and worked as a freelance journalist, writing for the Sunday Times, Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Telegraph, and Vogue (US).
It was reading so many stories to her son Joshua, that encouraged
her to start writing children’s books…
World Book Day takes place on 5 March 2015 and Francesca Simon will be one of over 40 authors travelling across the country to celebrate!Read more »
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