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…
You can now watch the Children’s Authors Live event with Francesca Simon on demandRead more »
The FINAL Horrid Henry storybook, Horrid Henry’s Cannibal Curse, will be published on 16th July and Francesca will be at several bookshops and festivals. Find out more…Read more »