Shortlisted for the prestigious 2008 Kate Greenaway Medal. A glorious adventure fantasy told in words and loads of Chris Riddell’s fabulous pictures, this tells how Ottoline, who loves solving puzzles, and her friend Mr Munro, a cat with a distinct personality and a number of foibles, set out to resolve the mystery of the lapdogs who are being stolen from all over town. A beautiful book to read or even just to hold. The latest Ottoline story is just out as well - Ottoline goes to School.
- Winner of the 2007 Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award (6-8 category)
- Shortlisted for the 2008 Red House Children's Book Award (Books for Younger Readers)
Miss Ottoline Brown lives in a stylish apartment in Big City with a small hairy creature called Mr Munroe. Together, they look after the Brown family's eclectic collections and dabble in a spot of detective work. So, they are the first to the scene of the crime when a string of high society dog-nappings and jewel thefts hits Big City.
Publication date: 26/02/2015
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||2nd February 2007|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners|
Children's Laureate 2015-2017 One of the World Book Day 2015 Authors Chris Riddell was our Author and Illustrator of the Month in December 2010. Click here to find out more. 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 and 2004 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2013. His work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Goth Girl books, the Ottoline series,&...More About Chris Riddell