Monstrous Child

Author(s): Francesca Simon

Children - 9 to 14

A stunning, operatic, epic drama, like no other. Meet Hel, an ordinary teenager - and goddess of the Underworld. Why is life so unfair? Hel tries to make the best of it, creating gleaming halls in her dark kingdom and welcoming the dead who she is forced to host for eternity. Until eternity itself is threatened.


Francesca's first and wonderful foray into teen.

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Francesca Simon's first novel for 12+ readers is a darkly funny look at life through the eyes of Hel, ordinary teenager - and goddess of the underworld.

Shortlisted 2016 Costa Children's Award

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 the Year award in 2008 at the British Book Awards. She lives in North London with her family.

General Fields

  • : 9780571330263
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : April 2016
  • : 210mm X 161mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 208
  • : Francesca Simon
  • : Hardback
  • : Main