Chris Riddell

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Birthday
13, 1962
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Children's book illustrator and three-time winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize. He also worked as a political cartoonist for The Observer.

Before Fame

He studied with artist and art teacher Raymond Briggs.

Trivia

He illustrated several children's series, including "The Edge Chronicles" and the "Barnaby Grimes" books.

Family Life

His father was a liberal Anglican vicar who stood up against apartheid. He grew up with four siblings and had three children of his own with his wife Joanne Burroughes.

Associated With

He created several political cartoons featuring President George W. Bush.