This viking duo will give Horrid Henry a run for his money!
Francesca Simon is universally known for the staggeringly popular
Horrid Henry series. These books and CDs have sold over 20 million
copies in the UK alone and are published in 27 countries. Horrid
Henry and the Abominable Snowman won the Children's Book of the
Year award in 2008 at the British Book Awards. She is also the
author of Costa-shortlisted The Monstrous Child and Hack and Whack,
her first picture book. She lives in North London with her
Steve May is an animation director and illustrator. Steve has illustrated books by Jeremy Strong, Philip Reeve, Harry Hill and Phil Earle, as well as the Dennis the Menace series. He lives in North London.
PRAISE FOR "HACK AND WHACK" by Francesca Simon:
"Unbridled mischief and fun." --Publishers Weekly "Hack and Whack are delightfully devious." --Foreword Review PRAISE FOR "THE MONSTROUS CHILD" by Francesca Simon: "An excellent choice for young adult fans of all things mythology."--School Library Journal "A quirky presentation of Norse mythology."--Booklist "Deliciously fun.... it oozes style, and Simon's evocative descriptions transport readers to the strange and brutal world of Norse myth."--Publishers Weekly