Francesca Simon is the creator of the 24 best-selling Horrid Henry books. In 2006 Henry and all his unpleasant friends - Moody Margaret, Rude Ralph and Sour Susan - leaped onto our screens and became CITV's most successful TV series ever. At 14:00 on Friday 17 February Francesca will be introducing her acclaimed new book for older childen. Based on the mythical Norse goddess of the underworld, Hel, it is the follow-up to The Lost Gods (Sleeping Army 2) published in 2014.
Recommended for children aged 10+ click here for more information.
Lauren Child is the author and illustrator of the picture book series Charlie and Lola (also broadcast on Cbeebies) and Clarice Bean. At 12:00 on Sunday 19 February Lauren will be talking about the inspiration behind her creations and her latest book Blink and You Die. It is the sixth and final story in the Ruby Redfort series featuring her much-loved code-cracking, super-spy heroine, Ruby.
Recommended for children aged 9+ click here for more information.
|What||Francesca Simon and Lauren Child, Royal Festival Hall|
|Where||Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Embankment (underground)|
17 Feb 17 – 19 Feb 17, 12:00 and 14:00
|Website||Click to book via the Southbank Centre website|