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.
Cheltenham Festival of Literature - literature festival
Cheltenham Festivals 109-111 Bath Road
09/10/2016 2:00 PM
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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.