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“An entertaining alternative for chapter-book readers.” (ALA Booklist) “The work of a genius.” (Sunday Telegraph) Praise for Ottoline Goes to School: “This is an outstanding example of a picture book-cum-graphic novel, in which Riddell dazzles readers with visual detail and comical oddities and language that is rich, zany, and /5(). The Ottoline books, by Chris Riddell are simply fantastic. From the highly imaginative stories, to the beautiful illustrations, these books will be classics. My 7 year old daughter has read and re-read them over and over again. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Tim Bollack/5(99). 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 and Kate Greenaway Medals, and his previous work for Macmillan includes OTTOLINE AND THE YELLOW CAT, THE EMPEROR OF ABSURDIA and, with Paul Stewart, MUDDLE EARTH /5(99). This book reveals her strengths and weaknesses with real insight and compassion. It would be easy to posit Ottoline as a bit of a caricature of a social climber, but the author presents a wholly real person with her desire to lead a meaningful life. All of the interesting characters are here, Carrington, Strachey, Bertrand Russell and s: 4.
Ottoline Book Series (3 Books) From Book 1. Latest Book in the Series. Ottoline at Sea Go to book. 1 Ottoline and the Yellow Cat: Book 1 by Chris Riddell (Febru ) Book 1 of 3 out of 5 stars customer ratings. Other Formats: Hardcover. Chris Riddell is a beloved author, illustrator and the former Children's Laureate. His Ottoline books follow an exceptionally inquisitive Mistress of Disguise and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe, as they solve all sorts of tricky puzzles Ottoline and the Yellow Cat finds the duo investigating a string of high-society dog-nappings and jewel thefts that have taken place in Big City; Ottoline. Ottoline is back in Ottoline and the Purple Fox, a brand-new adventure from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day they meet an enigmatic purple fox who offers to take them on a nighttime urban safari. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid.