Francesca Simon is a bestselling children’s author. Her books include both the Horrid Henry series and The Monstrous Child, which was turned into an opera and performed at London’s Royal Opera House. Anthony Trollope is her favourite author and she is one of nine notable fans championing the campaign to “Pick Up A Trollope” this month and vote for the world’s favourite Trollope novel. Readers can vote here and join the online read of the winning book in November.
Books by Francesca Simon
Interviews with Francesca Simon
Anthony Trollope compared being a writer to being a cobbler and wrote highly readable novels that nonetheless exposed all our human foibles. Bestselling children’s author and Trollope enthusiast Francesca Simon explains her fascination with Anthony Trollope and recommends some of her favourite books by the Victorian novelist.