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: 4.09 · 60,196 ratings · 4,556 reviews · 169 distinct works · Similar authors
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,444 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of ...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 695 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Ottoline Goes to School (Ot...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 664 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Ottoline at Sea (Ottoline, #3)
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Goth Girl and the Fete Wors...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Emperor of Absurdia
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 180 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Wendel's Workshop
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Buddhism For Sheep
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Platypus
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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