Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for The Observer. His books have won a number of major prizes, including an unprecedented 3 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals in 2001, 2004 and 2016. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children’s Book Award 2013. Chris was honoured with an OBE for services to illustration and charity in 2018. He lives in Brighton with his family.