Author(s): Chris Riddell
Meet Ottoline and her hairy, helpful friend Mr Munroe. No secret is ever too scary for the two of them to discover together. Ottoline is off to the Alice B. Smith School for the Differently Gifted. She is rather worried that she doesn't have a special gift. Mr Munroe is worried about the ghost who is said to haunt the school halls at night. Does Ottoline discover how to be different and can they expose the spook? Short-listed for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal awards.
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 2001 and 2004 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 and the BLOBHEADS series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.