Chris Riddell: Travels With My Sketchbook

Chris Riddell: Travels With My Sketchbook
  • Anglia Ruskin University
    Anglia Ruskin University
    , UNITED KINGDOM
  • 07/04/2018 13:00 - 07/04/2018 13:00

Join former UK Children's 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 country, visiting schools, libraries and festivals, and meeting thousands of children, his book Travels with My Sketchbook is filled with sketches and scribbles from his daily Laureate Log. An illustrative and illuminating event for the whole family.

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.