Author(s): Chris Riddell
Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for he
PUBLICATION MAY 2017
A deliciously dark offering from the award-winning author-illustrator of the Ottoline books, now in paperback for the first time
Winner of Costa Children's Book Award 2014. Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2015 and Costa Children's Book Award 2013.
"Bursting with charm and intrigue. . . . Matching quality writing with pure entertainment, this series starter is a treat." --Booklist starred review
Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 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 Muddle Earth and Scavenger series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.