Francesca Simon, Tony Ross - Author Picture

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross - Authors

Francesca Simon spent her childhood in California, and then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She now lives in London with her family. She has written over 50 books and won The Children’s Book of the Year in 2008 at the Galaxy British Book Awards for Horrid Henry and
the Abominable Snowman.

Tony Ross is one of Britain’s best-known illustrators, with many picture books to his name, including the best-selling Little Princess stories (Andersen). He has also produced line drawings for many fiction titles, for authors such as David Walliams, Jeanne Willis, Enid Blyton, Astrid Lindgren, and many more. He lives in Wales.

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