Vivian French

Vivian French

Bestselling author and professional storyteller Vivian French has been writing books for children for over twenty years. A favourite with children of all ages, she has written over 200 fiction, non-fiction and poetry books. Her work includes the wildly popular Tiara Club stories and the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series, the first of which, The Robe of Skulls, won the 2008 Stockton Children’s Book of the Year Award.

Vivian loves appearing at festivals and she has been Children's Writer in Residence at the Edinburgh International Book Festival five times. In 2010 her Princess Academy event brought a touch of sparkle to Charlotte Square Gardens, much to the delight of her young fans.

In addition to writing Vivian works in education, conducting writing workshops for children and adults, teaching at Edinburgh College of Art, and mentoring new writers and illustrators.

Visit Vivian French’s website to discover more about her and her work.