Simon Packham


Simon Packham has written several highly acclaimed books for young people, including Silenced, which was shortlisted for multiple awards, comin 2 gt u, a novel about cyberbullying and World War 2 which is read widely in German schools, and Firewallers, chosen as one of the Independent's Children's Books of the Year. His new book for middle grade readers will be published by Firefly Press.


Simon is also the composer and lyricist of eleven musicals for primary schools. He lives in West Sussex with his wife Deborah and an ageing cat called Pax.