Posy Simmonds

Posy Simmonds is best known for the strip cartoons and serials that were published in The Guardian, and the books that derive from them.

These include Mrs Weber's Diary (1979), True Love (1981), Literary Life Revisited (2016) and the graphic novels, Gemma Bovery (1999), Tamara Drewe (2006) and Cassandra Darke (2018).

Tamara Drewe won the Prix Des Critiques in 2009.

Two books have been made made into feature films - Tamara Drewe, directed by Stephen Frears in 2010 and Gemma Bovery, directed by Anne Fontaine, in 2014.

She has also written and illustrated several children’s books, including Fred, which became an Oscar-nominated film. Cassandra Darke is her latest graphic novel.

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Film - Famous Fred from Beryl Productions International