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 and 2004 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.
Photo © Jo Riddell
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 charming and irresistible new Ottoline story from award-winning and bestselling author Chris Riddell.
A glorious new Ottoline story packed full of surprises.
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.
Children’s Laureate and award-wining illustrator and writer, Chris Riddell has been presented with a Gold Blue Peter badge.
A timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 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.
Cheltenham Ladies College
04:45 on 09 October 2016 - 04:45 on 09 October 2016
The Lie Tree is a dark and powerful novel, and was the 2015 Costa Book of the Year. Its author Frances Hardinge, Children's Laureate Chris Riddell and Alex O'Connell of The Times explore how this remarkable novel evolved into such a beautiful special illustrated edition.
Cheltenham Festival of Literature - literature festival
10:00 on 09 October 2016 - 10:00 on 09 October 2016
Come along and meet Children's Laureate Chris Riddell, ask him a question and he will illustrate the answer. Find out how much fun you can have with a pencil as Chris talks about his laureateship so far and the inspiration behind some of his much-loved work.
14:00 on 09 October 2016 - 14:00 on 09 October 2016
To celebrate the awarding of the new Amnesty CILIP Honour, winner Ross Collins (There's a Bear on My Chair) and Children's Laureate Chris Riddell draw live on stage, exploring the links between illustration, libraries and human rights. They are joined by Amnesty International UK's Nicky Parker and Chair of CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, Joy Court.
New picture book thumbnails. https://t.co/R6hryrEfmh
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LIVE on #Periscope: Evening drawing. https://t.co/fl9XECVnWz
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RT @BrightonWstones: Children's Laureate @chrisriddell50 will be signing copies of Ottoline And The Purple Fox 2PM TODAY @BrightonWstones -…
RT @booknookhove: Perfect spot! Two fans loving the new signed Ottoline. We may need more @chrisriddell50 https://t.co/Mu3SEFU8Zn
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Morning drawing on Periscope...
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