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.