THREE STARS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS "
"Rising star of the design world, Chris Haughton is the creator of popular children's book Shh! We Have a Plan; Oliver Jeffers is an award-winning painter and picture book maker who has recently collaborated with TED and U2; Goth Girl creator Chris Riddell is a cartoonist, writer and illustrator who has worked with the likes of Neil Gaiman. Join them for a must-see event about art, design and illustration.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Book Festival 5a Charlotte Square
30/08/2015 10:30 AM
30/08/2015 11:30 AM
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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.