Former Spice Girls star Geri Halliwell-Horner is set to publish a series of children’s adventure books in the UK and US.
The singer-songwriter, 50, said she hopes the first book in the series, titled Rosie Frost And The Falcon Queen, will inspire young readers to find the “strength and power” of them in the face of adversity.
The book, slated for publication in the fall of 2023, is about an orphan Rosie Frost, who is sent to a mysterious island, home to extraordinary teenagers and also a sanctuary for the elderly. species in danger of extinction.
Halliwell-Horner said: “Rosie Frost has lived in my heart for a long time and this is the right time to introduce her to the world.
“I hope her strength in the face of adversity and her path to self-belief will inspire young readers around the globe to find their own strength and strength as they face it. challenges in their own lives.”
Halliwell-Horner has signed a two-book deal with Scholastic UK and Penguin Young Reader, publisher of Philomel Books in the US.
The series follows the success of her series Ugenia Lavender, first published in 2008.
Linas Alsenas, Executive Editor at Scholastic UK, said: “We at Scholastic UK are very proud to publish Rosie Frost And The Falcon Queen and readers will absolutely enjoy.
“This novel reveals a whole new dimension to Geri Halliwell-Horner’s extraordinary imagination: a thrilling combination of history, mystery, music and adventure.
“Rosie Frost is the steadfast, big-hearted hero we all need and her exploration on Bloodstone Island is full of surprises that will keep fans waiting for more.”
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Jill Santopolo, Associate Publisher at Philomel, said: “Geri Halliwell-Horner is a developer, and from the moment I read her powerful manuscript, I knew Philomel would be the perfect home for newcomers. her novel.
“Rosie Frost And The Falcon Queen speaks to readers about a lot of important issues on many different levels. I can’t wait to share this book with children and adults across North America. “
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