Chris Riddell





Chris Riddell


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in Capetown, South Africa
April 13, 1962

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Chris Riddell was born in Cape Town, South Africa, where his father was an Anglican priest and a member of the ANC. The family moved to England in 1963, when Riddell was one year old, and he spent his childhood in a number of different locations, as his father moved between parishes. Both of Riddell's parents continued to be active in the anti-apartheid movement.

Chris Riddell is an internationally acclaimed writer and illustrator whose many awards include the Nestlé Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals—the most prestigious prize for illustration in the UK. He is the creator of more than one hundred books for all ages, including the immensely popular series the Edge Chronicles and his latest chapter book series, starring the irrepressibl
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Average rating: 4.05 · 87,970 ratings · 7,526 reviews · 200 distinct works · Similar authors
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat...

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Goth Girl and the Ghost of ...

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Ottoline Goes to School (Ot...

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Ottoline at Sea (Ottoline, #3)

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Goth Girl and the Fete Wors...

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Goth Girl and the Wuthering...

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Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen

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The Emperor of Absurdia

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Wendel's Workshop

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Buddhism For Sheep

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