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...more


Average rating: 4.08 · 40,849 ratings · 2,851 reviews · 165 distinct works · Similar authors
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 991 ratings9 editions
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Ottoline Goes to School
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 451 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of ...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Ottoline at Sea. Chris Riddell
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Emperor of Absurdia
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Wendel's Workshop
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Platypus
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Buddhism For Sheep
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Immortals (the Edge Chr...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 759 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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Mr Underbed
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1986 — 8 editions
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