Chris Riddell is a prize-winning children’s book author and illustrator as well as the political cartoonist for The Observer. He has won many awards for his work, including the Nestlé Gold Award and the rare honour of two Kate Greenaway Medals. As author and illustrator, he has published the Ottoline and Goth Girl series amongst many others. Together with Paul Stewart, he coauthored and illustrated a number of titles including The Edge Chronicles. He recently worked with Neil Gaiman on The Sleeper and the Spindle, and previously collaborated with him on The Graveyard Book. He was appointed as the UK Children’s Laureate in June 2015.
Image courtesy of Jo Riddell