Bridport Literary Festival
Saturday 11th November - A Very Special Children's Event
Chris Riddell – Children’s Laureate 2015 - 2017
BridLit is delighted to welcome Chris along with Ottoline and Goth Girl and all their many friends.
Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children’s Book Award 2013. His previous work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth and Scavenger series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.
In conversation with Chris Huxley