Join the UK Children’s Laureate (2015–17) Chris Riddell as he describes his journey to becoming one of the UK’s most legendary authors and illustrators. He’ll reveal the secrets behind writing and illustrating his popular Goth Girl and Ottoline series as well as what it is like to work with well-renowned authors such as Neil Gaiman. Most importantly Chris will let you know why everyone should do a drawing a day. Supported by the City of Parramatta.

Chris Riddell (International)

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Chris Riddell, 2015–2017 UK Children’s Laureate and accomplished artist and cartoonist, has won major book prizes including the 2013 Costa Children’s Book Award for Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. Other works include collaborations with Paul Stewart on Muddle Earth and the Scavenger series.