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Britain’s New Children’s Laureate Is A Pen and Pencil Artist

Chris Riddell knows drawing.

gaimanriddellHe’s illustrated more than 100 children’s books, among them the Edge Chronicles, Muddle Earth, Goth Girl and Ottoline series. He has worked with some of the biggest names in fantasy fiction, including Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. And he’s even been a political cartoonist for 20 years.

Now he’s been named Children’s Laureate of the UK. Continue reading