Drawing in the Reader


Drawing in the ReaderThree of our most avid readers, Samantha, Luke and Lois accompanied Mrs Malcomson to the Long Gallery in  Stormont to meet Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell.

Adults will know him as the political cartoonist for the ‘Observer’.  Children know him for this fabulously illustrated books which have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001 and 2004 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. 

 ‘Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse’ won the Costa Children’s Book Award 2013.  His previous work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, ‘The Emperor of Absurdia’ and, with Paul Stewart, The Edge Chronicles, Muddle Earth books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series.”