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Francesca Simon
Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon books:

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman
Horrid Henry's Double Dare
Moody Margaret's School (Horrid Henry Early Reader)
Horrid Henry gets rich quick
Horrid Henry and the Secret Club
Horrid Henry's Nits

Francesca Simon was born in the United States and attended both Yale and Oxford universities. For ten years she worked as a freelance journalist. She now writes full-time and has had many books published including the best-selling Horrid Henry series and many picture books.

Francesca is constantly in demand at bookshops, schools and book festivals all over the country where she talks to children about her books.

She lives in North London with her family.Horrid Henry books and audio have sold over 15 million copies in the UK alone and CITV have made a hugely popular cartoon series based on the nation's favourite naughty boy. 2008 saw a Horrid Henry exhibition at Seven Stories, Newcastle called Up To Mischief With Horrid Henry.

Horrid Henry Robs the Bank was shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year award at the 2009 British Book Awards, the third consecutive year of nomination, following a win in 2008.