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Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is a writer, artist and political cartoonist for the Observer. His children’s titles include the Goth Girl and Ottoline books, the Muddle Earth series, written with Paul Stewart and picture books for younger children. He has also collaborated with Neil Gaiman on books like the brilliant Fortunately, the Milk.

Chris has won many of the top children’s book prizes, including a Smarties Gold Award and the rare honour of two Kate Greenaway medals. He was recently named the 2015-2017 Children’s Laureate.

Books by Chris Riddell

  • Comprehension Workbook (Year 6)

    Comprehension Workbook (Year 6)

  • Coraline

    Coraline

  • Fortunately, the Milk...

    Fortunately, the Milk...

  • Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

    Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

  • Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

  • Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

  • Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

  • Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

    Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

  • Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

    Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

  • Let's Read! The Emperor of Absurdia

  • Let's Read! Wendel's Workshop

  • Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

    Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

  • Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

    Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

  • The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book

  • Witchworld

    Witchworld

Awards

Chris Riddell’s prestigious awards include three Kate Greenaway Medals for Pirate Diary, Gulliver and The Sleeper and the Spindle, the Newbery and Carnegie Medals for The Graveyard Book,the Nestle Smarties prize for Ottoline and the Yellow Cat and Fergus Crane, and the Costa Children’s Book Award for Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. He was recently named the Children’s Laureate 2015-2017.