Chris Riddell To Be Booktrust Writer In Residence
Posted at 10:39AM Sunday 02 Feb 2014
Award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell has been appointed the new online writer in residence for British literary charity Booktrust.
The political cartoonist, who won the Costa children's book award this month for Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, will take on the role for six months.
From 3 February Riddell will provide weekly blog posts, mainly in the form of illustrations and sketches.
He replaces Laura Dockrill, author and illustrator of Darcey Burdock.
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