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The best work of Chris Riddell, new children's laureate – in pictures

From the Edge Chronicles, to Goth Girl, to Ottoline to The Sleeper and the Spindle, revel in the illustrations of Chris Riddell, who has just been crowned children’s laureate

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The best work of Chris Riddell, new children's laureate – in pictures

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Chris Riddell (2013) Caricature of a wolf from his sketchblog. He uses ink, either with a pen or brush, with more detail being in the facial areas and fur, uses cross hatching to darken areas such as on the nose and ear. Has a certain way of styling the eyes, which sometimes gives his illustrations a semi creepy look such as this one

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Muddle Earth by Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell. More like this at www.thebookseekers.com/collections.html

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The best work of Chris Riddell, new children's laureate – in pictures

Here is Chris Riddell’s Ada Goth, star of the series of books Chris writes and illustrates which include Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, Goth Girl And The Fete Worse Than Death and his special World Book Day offering Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen. Ada is based on a real person, Lord Bryon’s daughter Ada Lovelace

Chris Riddell is the new children's laureate – in pictures

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chris riddell. Has framed his illustration using part of the habitat/environment of the animal rather than an ornate frame like he sometimes does, this is nice as it almost sets the scene rather than making the viewer wonder where it is, but still keeps it simple as he has lots of detail within it already

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