The Sleeping Army, about the Norse myths and the Lewis Chessmen, published in 2011
The Sleeping Army, Francesca Simon's new novel for older children, will be published in October 2011. » more
Francesca Simon is the most borrowed author in Ireland.
Francesca Simon is the most borrowed author in Ireland for the 13th month in a row.» more
Horrid Henry actor records Spider School
Steven Butler, who starred as Horrid Henry on stage, reads Francesca's new Early Reader, out in September.» more
Horrid Henry makes the jump to the big screen
The live action film, featuring Henry and fellow Purple Hand Gang members, will be directed by Nick Moore, whose credits include teen movie Wild Child. » more
Edinburgh International Literary Festival
Francesca will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Literary Festival in August 2010» more
Francesca's book borrowed from the library nearly 65,000 times
Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend was the most borrowed children's book last year! Francesca was also also one of the top five (adult and children) most borrowed authors last year.
Francesca Simon awarded Gold Blue Peter badge
Francesca Simon has been awarded a Gold Badge by CBBC flagship series Blue Peter» more