Stacey Fru was born on the 16th of February 2007 in Johannesburg, Gauteng. She wrote and publish her first book; ‘Smelly Cats’ without her parents’ knowledge at the age of 7. Stacey’s father is Dr Emmanuel Fru, has a PhD in political science and her mother Victorine Shu, and has a, Master’s in Communication. She is the second of four children, her siblings’ – brothers Shanon and Sydney and sister Synclaire.
Stacey is possibly Africa’s youngest multiple awards winning author who wrote an illustrated 108 pages book titled; ‘Smelly Cats’ without her parents’ knowledge at the tender age of 7. She wrote a second book; ‘Bob and the Snake’ at 8 and before she turned 9, she had accumulated 3 awards for her books and her works. Now age of 10, Stacey has helped many to realise that you are never too young or too old to live your dream. Stacey writes books, poems, attempts songs. She is a motivational speaker, storyteller, poet, guitarist, ballerina, TV host, chair-lady, and teacher.