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Travels with My Sketchbook

Travels with My Sketchbook

Author: Chris Riddell
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After two years travelling the length and breadth of the country, visiting schools, libraries and festivals, and meeting thousands of children, Travels with My Sketchbook provides a glimpse of the incredible journey Chris has been on during his time as Children's Laureate. Full of sketches, doodles and pages from The Laureate Log - his daily record of his time as Laureate - it includes: * Train doodles * Key events and prizes in the world of children's books * Early sketches (including handwritten manuscripts and cover roughs) from the books he has worked on during his time as Laureate including Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright and The Hunting of the Snark * Political sketches or roughs for the Observer cartoon, reminding us of the major events that have punctuated his time as Laureate * Birthday sketches, impromptu portraits, posters and Christmas cards, sketches for poems and song lyrics With its cloth quarter binding, ribbon marker and beautiful end papers his truly is a book to treasure.

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A beautiful illustrated record of Chris Riddell's time as the Children's Laureate 2015-2017

Author description

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.

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General Fields

  • : 9781509856565
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
  • : July 2017
  • : 205mm X 165mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chris Riddell
  • : Hardback
  • : Main Market Ed.
  • : en
  • : 741.642092
  • : 320