Let's draw with Chris Riddell

Looking for a creative and colourful way to keep the kids busy after school? Why not join former Children's Laureate, author and doodler extraordinaire, Chris Riddell in a Doodle a Day!

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A Doodle a day with Chris Riddell!

Help your kids discover their creativity with some awesome Chris Riddell activity sheets. 

Fans of his books will enjoy adding new features to existing characters while experimenting with different art supplies.  These doodles are sure to delight young and old for hours on end! Chris is also participating in a Doodle-a-Day project from January to June 2019 and you can join him and follow his progress on social media.

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Doodle a Day with Chris Riddell
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Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

by Chris Riddell

Book cover for Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and a spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony, the fourth book in the Costa Children's Book Award winning Goth Girl series by Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate 2015-2017.

Lord Goth is throwing a music festival at Ghastly-Gorm Hall, with performances from the finest composers in the land. Ada can't wait, but it's quite distracting when her grandmother is trying to find her father a fashionable new wife, there's a faun living in her wardrobe and Maltravers is up to his old tricks. Ada must make sure everything goes to plan, and luckily help is at hand from a very interesting house guest . . .

Once Upon a Wild Wood


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Poems to Live Your Life By

by Chris Riddell

Book cover for Poems to Live Your Life By

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.

This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology.

This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection.

Chris Riddell's Doodle-a-Day

by Chris Riddell

Book cover for Chris Riddell's Doodle-a-Day

Doodle every day with Chris Riddell!

There's a doodle to be done every day of the year in this brilliant book from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell - packed full of inspiration for everyone from colouring-mad kids to paint-curious parents.

Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork from award-winning illustrator Riddell, which will have you doodling every day for a year.

There are patterns to finish, seasons to celebrate, room to draw your lunch, mood, pets, family and friends, big drawings and tiny pictures and invitations to draw what you are listening to and that is only a suggestion of the delights that await in this fabulous book. What are you waiting for? Pick up a pencil and get started with a doodle a day!