Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447273110
Release Date: 2014-10-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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!

Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 1447201752
Release Date: 2017-06-29
Genre:

Ada is back in the sequel to the award-winning Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, now in paperback for the first time.Packed full of beautiful black-and-white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death follows the adventures of Ada Goth 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!

Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781743536254
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. 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 the bear 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!

Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447277903
Release Date: 2015-09-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447277958
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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 the 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 . . .

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230766389
Release Date: 2014-10-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse is the beautifully illustrated winner of the Costa Children's Book Award. 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!

The Emperor of Absurdia

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509823260
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Ottoline and the Purple Fox

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447277934
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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!

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509806003
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Alienography

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: MacMillan Children's Books
ISBN: 1405050608
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Children's stories

Do you know the difference between a Nostromian Weevil and a Zyglon Tentacle Beast? Could you resist an invasion of Purple Peekons? And can you outwit a Fantabbydosian? No? YOU NEED THIS BOOK! Rich in comic detail, this extraordinary book is packed with revolting aliens and impossible spaceships. Magnificently illustrated and with novelty elements including five pull-out postcards, a mini "Who’s What and From Where" booklet and a "Bottom Trumps" card game, this is Chris Riddell at his very best.

100 Hugs

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509814329
Release Date: 2017-01-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This 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. It covers every possible type of hug you can think of, but one thing is for certain: every one will touch your heart.

A Fete Worse Than Death

Author: B. Strange
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 1405239271
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Children's stories

St Sebastian's School is looking rather worse for wear, so Mr Tick the headmaster agrees to a school fete to raise money for new equipment. Edith Codd, the ghostly ringleader down in the sewer under the school, hears of this and is determined to sabotage the event. Will James, Lenny and Alexander be able to save their school from a fete worse than death?

Ottoline at Sea

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781743536940
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Mr Underbed

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781787610729
Release Date: 2017-12-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Chris Riddell s Doodle A Day

Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 1509816437
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Art

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!