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Francesca Simon

Contributors

Francesca Simon was born in the USA and attended both Yale andOxford Universities. She lives in London with her English husband and son and their Tibetan spaniel, Shanti. She is the author of eleven best-selling Horrid Henry stories. Horrid Henry Meets the Queen is published in July 2004.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2006

Sunday, 5 March 2006

Horrid Henry is definitely not mending his ways! Find out more about his naughty adventures.

2004

Sunday, 29 February 2004

Children's Event for 6-10 year olds 

Horrid Henry, Francesca Simon's truly wicked little boy, is a monstrously enjoyable creation, the hateful boy everyone loves. In this fun session, Francesca Simon revealed the inspiration for Henry and his family, and read from a new adventure.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-festival event.