Cheltenham Festival: Goth Girl with Chris Riddell

Cheltenham Festival: Goth Girl with Chris Riddell
  • Cheltenham Literature Festival, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA
    Cheltenham Literature Festival
    Cheltenham Literature Festival Town Hall Imperial Square Cheltenham, GL50 1QA UNITED KINGDOM
  • 04/10/2015 14:00 - 04/10/2015 15:00


Ghastly-Gorm Hall is playing host to a Literary Dog Show, with contestants coming from far and wide to show off their canine companions. But something strange is going on - mysterious footprints in the snow and barking in the night. The Children's Laureate, author and illustrator introduces the third book in his multi-award-winning series. You'll be howling with laughter!

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 work for Macmillan also 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.