Please choose from the options below to tell us the nature of your enquiry:

I am a school teacher with letters to send Francesca from my class

Please visit the Schools section.

Horrid Henry in school

I am a bookshop or a library looking for materials

There are lots of free resources in the Schools section and also the Bad Children’s Room. You can also watch lots of great videos with Francesca on her Youtube channel

If you have additional requests for materials such as posters, please send your request to Hachette Children’s Publicity team and include your name and address.

Is there a newsletter I can sign up to receive?

There isn’t a Francesca Simon newsletter at present, but you can keep up to date with all the latest news, books and events on this website.

You can sign up to receive the Horrid Henry newsletter here.

I have a press or publicity enquiry

Please visit the Press Room


I am a bookshop or festival and would like to check Francesca’s availability for an event

Please contact the Hachette Children’s Publicity Team including “FRANCESCA SIMON” in your subject heading.

For enquiries relating to The Sleeping Army and The Lost Gods, please contact Faber Books.

I would like to a send a joke or a picture to Francesca

Francesca loves seeing your creations! Did you know there is a special section on the Horrid Henry website for your jokes and pictures? Please send them to:

Horrid Henry website team
c/o Hachette Children’s Books
Carmelite House
50 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DZ

I would like to send a letter in the post to Francesca

If you are a school teacher with letters from a class, please submit them here. If you are writing to Francesca personally, you can send your letter (and please enclose a S.A.E.) to:

Francesca Simon
c/o Hachette Children’s Books
Carmelite House
50 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DZ

Francesca receives hundreds of letters every week and does her best to reply to them all personally, as long as a contact name and address is included, but it can take a while!