Chris Riddell is an accomplished artist and political cartoonist for the Observer, who has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes including the 2001 and 2004 Kate Greenaway Medals, and his previous work for Macmillan includes Muddle Earth and the Blobheads series, with Paul Stewart. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.
"The illustrations add humor, depth, and momentum to the narrative.exceptional." -- School Library Journal (starred review)