Tagged: Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon on 25 years of Horrid Henry

In the year which marks Horrid Henry’s 25th anniversary, Francesca Simon discusses how the series was born.   Read more

The Monstrous Child to debut as opera at ROH

Author Francesca Simon and British composer Gavin Higgins are to debut their opera The Monstrous Child at The Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre in February. ... Read more

New Horrid Henry book to mark series' 25th anniversary in 2019

Francesca Simon is publishing a new Horrid Henry book in 2019 with Hachette Children's Group, as part of the series' 25th birthday celebrations. Read more

Catching up with 2017's #YA10

Ahead of the 2018 YA Book Prize shortlist announcement, we catch up with some of last year's #YA10 authors. Read more

Francesca Simon to publish first picture book with Faber and Profile

Faber and Profile Books are publishing their first picture book with Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon this October. Read more

YA Book Prize shortlist announced

Three début authors are up against children’s book heavyweights Malorie Blackman and Francesca Simon on the 10-strong YA Book Prize 2017 shortlist. Read more

O'Farrell, de Waal, Tempest make Costa 2016 shortlists

Books by Maggie O’Farrell, Kit de Waal, Kate Tempest and Francesca Simon are among those shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, in a strong year... Read more

Pictures of the week

Events with Martina Cole, Johnny Marr, Phil Earle, Ed Victor and Jeffrey Archer feature in our picture gallery, along with the Goldsmiths Prize and the... Read more

North West plans regional library demonstration for New Year

Library campaigners are planning more regional demonstrations after the success of the national libraries demonstration which took place on Saturday (5th November).  Read more

Pictures of the week

Our latest picture gallery includes photos from book launches for David Baddiel, Natasha Farrant and Jilly Cooper, as well as the launch of Off The... Read more

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