Vivian French - Hachette Children's Group

Vivian French



Vivian is a writer of both books and plays; she has written more than 250 children's books, including the very successful Tiara Club series, and is consistently one of the top 30 most borrowed authors from UK libraries. She has had plays performed both in London and throughout Scotland; her audiences include young adults as well as children. She has won many awards for her books, and is regularly invited to festivals including Cheltenham and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. (2012 Guest selector for the children's programme.) Vivian teaches part time at Edinburgh College of Art, and is one of the two founding members of the PictureHooks programme supporting Scottish illustrators. She is married with four grown up daughters and three grandchildren, and lives in Edinburgh. She'd like a cat, but lives up 66 steps and has no garden ... maybe one day. Her favourite book is an empty notebook.

Since 1990, Vivian French has published more than 100 books for children of all ages. She has been a reviewer and has worked in the theatre - she is also well-known as a playwright. Among her most popular books are the Tiara Club titles for Hachette. Married with four grown-up daughters, she now lives in Edinburgh.

Visit her website at www.vivianfrench.com.

Books currently available by this author

Date published: New > Old

Orion Children's Books

I Am A Woolly Hat

Vivian French, Salma Koraytem, Betania Zacarias
Contributors:
Vivian French, Salma Koraytem, Betania Zacarias
Orion Children's Books

A Creepy Crawly Story

Vivian French, Selina Young
Contributors:
Vivian French, Selina Young

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.When naughty Wizz Bee and Buzz Bee come home without any honey, Queen Bee is very cross. Can they cheer her up with a story?

Orion Children's Books

The Perfect Pet Shop

Vivian French, Selina Young
Contributors:
Vivian French, Selina Young

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.It's all quiet at the pet shop at the end of the day, but the animals want to have some fun - who wants a story?

Orchard Books

Princess Rachel and the Dancing Dolphin

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Orchard Books

Princess Millie and the Magical Mermaid

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Orchard Books

Princess Ruby and the Enchanted Whale

Vivian French
Authors:
Vivian French
Orchard Books

Princess Leah and the Golden Seahorse

Vivian French
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Vivian French
Orchard Books

Princess Amelia and the Silver Seal

Vivian French
Authors:
Vivian French

Princess Amelia is so excited to be starting a new term at the Princess Academy with her best friends in Daffodil Room. And what a wonderful surprise - the Princess Academy at Emerald Castle is by the seaside! Princess Amelia saves a baby seal caught up in some netting while the princesses are out swimming one day, but the nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella take all the credit! Will they be found out?

Orchard Books

Princess Sarah and the Silver Swan

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

It's the end of term at Pearl Palace. The magical silver swan must fly down to the lake before Princess Sarah can win her sash. But will the horrid twins spoil the day?

Orchard Books

Princess Ellie and the Enchanted Fawn

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

A little fawn has lost its way in Hollyberry Wood. Can the Pearl Palace Princesses help Witch Windlespin find his mother? Princess Ellie has an idea, but nasty Princess Diamonde has one too...

Orchard Books

Princess Grace and the Golden Nightingale

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Orchard Books

Princess Emily and the Wishing Star

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

Orchard Books

Princess Daisy And The Dazzling Dragon

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Orchard Books

Princess Charlotte and the Birthday Ball

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper Princess. With dramas and tiaras, this series is full of things for young readers to identify with and enjoy. Each story revolves around the six members of the Tiara Club, Princesses Emily, Katie, Daisy, Charlotte, Sophia and Alice, and follows their adventures as they pass through each level of schooling, from Grade 1 (How to behave at a Grand Ball) to Grade 6 (How to deal with a Wicked Fairy).

Orchard Books

Princess Sophia and the Sparkling Surprise

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Orchard Books

Princess Alice And The Magical Mirror

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper Princess. With dramas and tiaras, this series is full of things for young readers to identify with and enjoy. Each story revolves around the six members of the Tiara Club, Princesses Emily, Katie, Daisy, Charlotte, Sophia and Alice, and follows their adventures as they pass through each level of schooling, from Grade 1 (How to behave at a Grand Ball) to Grade 6 (How to deal with a Wicked Fairy).

Orchard Books

Princess Katie and the Silver Pony

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb

Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper Princess. With dramas and tiaras, this series is full of things for young readers to identify with and enjoy. Each story revolves around the six members of the Tiara Club, Princesses Emily, Katie, Daisy, Charlotte, Sophia and Alice, and follows their adventures as they pass through each level of schooling, from Grade 1 (How to behave at a Grand Ball) to Grade 6 (How to deal with a Wicked Fairy).

Orchard Books

Princess Emily And The Beautiful Fairy

Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Contributors:
Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Hodder Children's Books

Oliver's Milkshake

Vivian French, Alison Bartlett
Contributors:
Vivian French, Alison Bartlett
Hodder Children's Books

Oliver's Fruit Salad

Vivian French, Alison Bartlett
Contributors:
Vivian French, Alison Bartlett