Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon

Discover these brilliant books recommended by Francesca Simon, author of Two Terrible Vikings – the World Book Day Book Club title for May 2021! Find out more about Book Club and watch Francesca discuss her recommendations below.

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Fluent reader

The Nothing to See Here Hotel

Simon & Schuster

Noah's Gold

Pan Macmillan

The Boy at the Back of the Class

Hachette Children's Group

The Lives of Christopher Chant


Independent reader


Pushkin Children's Books

Black and British: A short, essential history

Pan Macmillan