Chris Riddell, 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, will give a lecture to students on January 10th in Eldon Building.
The lecture will take place in Eldon West 1.11 at 2pm.
Riddell is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer.
He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children, which 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 books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series.