Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2013. His previous work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.
A timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland turned 150 years old in 2015. Macmillan Children’s Books has produced a range of beautiful new editions of the book for all ages and occasions.
Autumn is well and truly upon us, and so are some of the best new books for children - featuring a bat who loves cherries, a boy who is desperate to be a great magician, a scary cowboy and short stories from Rainbow Rowell.
We all need a hug sometimes, luckily Children's Laureate Chris Riddell has drawn a hundred of them for his adorable new book 100 Hugs, the perfect antidote to the January blues.
From picture books to novels, classic tales to modern mysteries, here are the best tales for young readers.
Children’s Laureate and award-wining illustrator and writer, Chris Riddell has been presented with a Gold Blue Peter badge.
Introducing Miss Ottoline Brown, an exceptionally inquisitive Mistress of Disguise, and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve . .
A glorious new Ottoline story packed full of surprises.
A charming and irresistible new Ottoline story from award-winning and bestselling author Chris Riddell.
My name is York. I’m fourteen years old – leastways, that’s by the Half-Lifes’ reckoning. Years don’t mean much in the Biosphere – nor months or days for that matter. There are no days or nights here the way there were on Earth.
Join former UK Childrens Laureate 2015-17 and award-winning artist Chris Riddell for an hour of doodles, drawing and arty adventures. After two years travelling the length and breadth of the...
Two illustrators. One hour. LOTS of gloom, gargoyles, ghosts and spooky shenanigans. What will happen? Join former Childrens Laureate 2015-17 Chris Riddell and award-winning illustrator Chris...
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Lime tree by Conor Oberst w/ Phoebe Bridgers. https://t.co/uaWwbdlCio
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Smoke signals by Phoebe Bridgers. https://t.co/AjLUSviwvQ
RT @OtterBarryBooks: Thanks @fionanoblebooks for choosing A Kid in My Class by @RooneyRachel and @chrisriddell50 pub this August, for you…