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The Emperor of Absurdia

Written by Chris Riddell

The Emperor of Absurdia Synopsis

A gloriously rich and beautiful picture book from Chris Riddell, the award-winning creator of Once Upon a Wild Wood. Welcome to Absurdia: a strange and wonderful land where nothing is quite what it seems. Trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and the sky is thick with snoring fish. Join one small boy as he tumbles out of bed into a crazy dreamland of wardrobe monsters, dragons and amazing adventures! The Emperor of Absurdia is a brilliantly imaginative and original story from the bestselling picture book creator, Chris Riddell. With a story to enchant even the youngest reader and wonderfully rich and detailed illustrations, it will delight parents and children alike.

The Emperor of Absurdia Press Reviews

will sustain many revisits. * The Times * A tour de force of the strange and wonderful. * Bookseller * will haunt the dreamscapes of wide-eyed boys of all ages. * Observer * Chris Riddell at his finest. * Publishing News *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781529017533
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Chris Riddell

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 and has 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. Chris has been honoured with an OBE in recognition of his illustration and charity work. His work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Goth Girl books, the Ottoline series, The Emperor of Absurdia, Wendel and the Robots and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth ...

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