They Didn’t Teach THIS in Worm School! is Simone’s debut fiction novel published by Walker Books in 2016. It’s marketed for children aged 7 upwards but the book was written for people of all ages who may recognise themselves in these anthropomorphic characters who are discover each other and themselves through their new found friendship.
The sequel is being published 2019.
"Lia's understated visual humour goes hand in hand with joyfully surreal verbal adventures [...] It is unexpectedly moving too, with an understated emphasis on self-worth and contentment." The Guardian