Ottoline Goes to School:

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 1743536933

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. Meet Ottoline and her hairy, helpful friend Mr. Munroe. Ottoline is off to the Alice B. Smith School for the Differently Gifted, but she is rather worried that she doesn't have a special gift. Mr. Munroe is more worried about the ghost who is said to haunt the school halls at night. Does Ottoline discover her hidden talent and can they expose the spook?
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Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509806008

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Introducing Miss Ottoline Brown, an exceptionally inquisitive Mistress of Disguise, and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve . . . Ottoline lives in a stylish apartment in Big City with a small hairy creature called Mr. Munroe. Together they look after the Brown family's eclectic collections - and dabble in a spot of detective work. So they are the first to the scene of the crime when a string of high-society dog-nappings and jewel thefts hits Big City. Ottoline (who luckily has a diploma from the Who-R-U Academy of Disguise) and Mr. Munroe go undercover - and expose an ingenious scam masterminded by furry feline crook, the Yellow Cat. Ottoline and the Yellow Cat is a quirky mystery-adventure from star author/illustrator, Chris Riddell. Winner of the Nestle Prize, and crammed with black and white illustrations, Ottoline and the Yellow Cat is perfectly packaged and highly collectable.
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Ottoline and the Purple Fox

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447277937

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Ottoline is back in Ottoline and the Purple Fox, a brand new adventure from Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell. Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox shows them all the hidden animals of the city and Ottoline makes notes on them in her field notebook. Mr Munroe is making notes too - on the anonymous poems he finds stuck to lampposts on their journey. Who is the secretive poet, and how can he and Ottoline help them mend their broken heart? Includes a free fold-up-and-keep fortune teller!
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The Emperor of Absurdia

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509823263

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Welcome to Absurdia: a strange and wonderful land where nothing is quite what it seems. Trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and the sky is thick with snoring fish. Join one small boy as he tumbles out of bed into a crazy dreamland of wardrobe monsters, dragons - and amazing adventure. This gloriously rich and beautiful picture book comes from the award winning Chris Riddell, a uniquely talented author/illustrator at the height of his powers. With a story to enchant the youngest readers, and pictures to gasp and pore over whatever your age, The Emperor of Absurdia is an extraordinary example of wonderful storytelling. Also available: Wendel and the Robots.
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Wendel's Workshop

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

ISBN: 9780061449307

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Wendel is far too busy inventing things to keep his workshop tidy. So if one of his inventions doesn't work, Wendel just tosses it onto the scrap heap and starts over. Then one day he invents the magnificent Wendelbot—a mighty robot that cleans and cleans and doesn't stop. Soon poor Wendel finds himself thrown onto the scrap heap! How will Wendel win back his workshop? Let the robot battle begin! From the award-winning and always imaginative Chris Riddell comes a wonderfully funny, action-packed story full of surprises and extraordinary inventions.
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Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781509816439

Category: Art

Page: 416

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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. The book features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork 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!
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Ottoline at Sea:

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 1743536941

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. Ottoline and Mr. Munroe do everything and go everywhere together. That is, until the day Mr. Munroe mysteriously disappears, leaving a strange clue written in string . . . Armed with her Amateur Roving Collectors' travel pass, Ottoline sets off on a journey over, under and on top of the sea to find her hairy best friend - and bring him back home.
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Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781447277965

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and another spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony, the fourth book in this bestselling series.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.Previous books in the series include: Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death, and Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright.
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 1743536240

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. A deliciously dark new offering from the award-winning author-illustrator of the Ottoline books. Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and, if she's honest, she's rather lonely.Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house, and together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael they and Ada begin to unravel a dastardly plot that Maltravers, the mysterious indoor gamekeeper, is hatching. Ada and her friends must work together to foil Maltravers before it's too late!
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The Rook Trilogy

Author: Paul Stewart,Chris Riddell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0385615698

Category: Children's stories

Page: 1184

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The Last of the Sky Pirates Rook Barkwater lives beneath Undertown, the bustling city of the Edgeworld.He dreams of becoming a librarian knight and sets out on a perilous journey. In the heart of the Deepwoods, Rook encounters a mysterious character -athe last sky pirate . . . Vox High in the crumbling Palace of Statues, little more than a prisoner of the all-powerful Guardians of the Night, Vox Verlix plots and schemes . . . Rook Barkwater finds himself embroiled in Vox's scheming.He must stop him or the Edgeworld could fall into total chaos . . . Freeglader Undertown is destroyed! Gnokgoblins, waifs and cloddertrogs huddle by the ruins, preparing for a mass exodus to the Free Glades. Rook Barkwater knows the journey will be full of peril. Dangers are everywhere, and in the Goblin Nations, the tribes are massing for war. Can Rook and his friends preserve freedom in the Edgeworld?
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Spectre Collectors

Author: Barry Hutchison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857639608

Category: Children's stories

Page: 240

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A vastly underqualified schoolboy takes on everything the paranormal has to offer, with hilarious and messy results.
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Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447277902

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's Literary Dog Show. The esteemed judges are in place and the contestants are all ready to win. Sir Walter Splott is preparing his Lanarkshire Lurcher, Plain Austen is preening her Hampshire Hound and Homily Dickinson and her Yankee Poodle are raring to go. But there's something strange going on at Ghastly-Gorm - mysterious footprints, howls in the night and some suspiciously chewed shoes. Can Ada, the Attic Club and their new friends the Vicarage sisters (Charlotte, Emily and Anne) work out what's going on before the next full moon? Goth Girl and The Wuthering Fright is the third beautifully illustrated book in the Goth Girl series by Chris Riddell, sequel to Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse and Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death.
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100 Hugs

Festive Edition

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509814329

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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100 Hugs is a gorgeous collection of hugs from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the perfect gift for a loved one, or to cheer yourself up on a dark day. The beautiful illustrations from three-time winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal covers every possible type of hug you can think of, but one thing is for certain: every one will touch your heart.
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Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447282477

Category:

Page: 96

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When Ada travels to the seaside resort of Brighton on holiday, she is very excited to meet leading followers of fashion Lady Vivienne Dashwood and her rival, the fashionable shepherd, Beau Peeps. They are there preparing for World Frock Night - a lavish ball where everyone dresses up in their finest costumes to compete for the grand prize.Ada has been given money by her father to buy a spectacular outfit for the ball, and she's excited to be in with a chance of winning the prize. But, as usual, nothing goes to plan, and becoming the belle of the ball will prove to be Ada's biggest challenge yet . . . Full of intricate black and white illustrations, Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen is a gorgeous World Book Day book from Chris Riddell, award-winning author of Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse.
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Mr Underbed

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1787610721

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When Mr Underbed keeps him awake at night, shaking the bed and snoring loudly, Jim reaches for his earmuffs... only to get more than he bargained for! Sparking controversy in 2017 when it was compared to the Moz the Monster John Lewis Christmas ad, this classic picture book is the perfect monster under the bed tale, packed to the rafters with humour.
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Travels with My Sketchbook

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781509856565

Category: Caricatures and cartoons

Page: 309

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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 lyricsWith its cloth quarter binding, ribbon marker and beautiful end papers his truly is a book to treasure.
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Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447273117

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Packed full with beautiful black and white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death follows the adventures of Ada Ghastly-Gorm in the sequel to the award-winning Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. Preparations for the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party and bake-off are under way. Celebrity cooks are arriving at the hall for the big event and, true to form, Maltravers, the indoor gamekeeper, is acting suspiciously. Elsewhere at Ghastly-Gorm Ada's wardrobe-dwelling lady's maid Marylebone has received a marriage proposal. Ada vows to aid the course of true love and find out what Maltravers is up to, but amidst all this activity, everyone, including her father, appears to have forgotten her birthday!
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The curse of the gloamglozer

Author: Paul Stewart,Chris Riddell

Publisher: David Fickling Books

ISBN: 9780385750769

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 384

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Apprenticed to the Most High Academe of Sanctaphrax, a floating city of scholars, gossip, and treachery, fourteen-year-old Quint runs increasingly dangerous errands, which eventually bring him to a place of gruesome monsters that threaten his life and those of his friends.
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Pippi Goes to School

Author: Astrid Lindgren

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780613229234

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 27

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When Tommy and Annika entice Pippi into going to school, her first-and-only day there is unlike anything they ever expected.
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The Da Vinci Cod and Other Illustrations for Unwritten Books

Author: N.A

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN: 9780763630539

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 71

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Presents often-satirical illustrations of book jackets for unwritten books, such as "To Grill a Mockingbird," "Mansfield Pork," and "Wuthering Tights."
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