WorldCat Identities

Riddell, Chris

Works: 671 works in 2,241 publications in 17 languages and 75,284 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  History  Adventure stories  Diary fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Humorous stories  Young adult works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Photographer
Classifications: PZ7.S84975, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Chris Riddell
Most widely held works by Chris Riddell
Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart( Book )
46 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Twig, having always looked and felt different from his woodtroll family, learns that he is adopted and travels out of his Deepwoods home to find the place where he belongs. Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the Woodtrolls, but he isn't one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, dangerous world beyond the deepwoods. He meets a collection of odd companions, such as his wise guardian, the caterbird; the slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling rotsucker. Always watching out for the horrible gloamglozer, whose presence haunts the thoughts of all the inhabitants of the edge, Twig steadfastly pursues his quest until he discovers his roots, not among the trees, but in the skies
Stormchaser by Paul Stewart( Book )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his continuing adventures, Twig, now sixteen years old, joins the crew of his father's sky pirate ship and embarks on a dangerous mission to collect the powerful stromphrax, a substance that purifies water and also prevents the city of Sanctaphrax from floating away
Midnight over Sanctaphrax by Paul Stewart( Book )
50 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanctaphrax will be destroyed by the energy of the mother storm..." Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing - a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax - a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain...Only one person can save the Edgelands from certain disaster: Twig, the young sky pirate captain who had dared to sail over the Edge - but returned with his memory shattered and his crew flung far and wide. But to recover his memory and take action, Twig must first find his lost crew. And this means a journey back into the Deepwoods - and beyond
The curse of the gloamglozer by Paul Stewart( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the floating city of Sanctaphrax, fusty old professors scheme and bicker with each other as they study the weather in minute detail - mistsifting, fogprobing, researching the air blowing in from beyond the Edge. But some experiments are best left alone... Quint is the son of a sky pirate captain. He arrives in Sanctaphrax at the request of Linius Pallitax, the Most High Academe, who needs an apprentice he can trust to carry out a series of highly important tasks. Just how important, Quint is about to find out as he and Linius's only daughter, Maris, are plunged into the midst of a terrifying adventure that takes them deep within the rock upon which Sanctaphrax is built. It is here that they unwittingly invoke an ancient curse - the curse of the gloamglozer
The last of the sky pirates by Paul Stewart( Book )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rook Barkwater, one of the apprentices chosen to make a dangerous journey to study in the Deepwoods, joins the sky pirate Captain Twig in opposing the Guardians of the Night and learns more about his own past
Vox by Paul Stewart( Book )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rook Barkwater, the young librarian knight, attempts to stop Vox Verlix, the Most High Academe, in his plot to take over Edgeworld once again
Freeglader by Paul Stewart( Book )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, Rook Barkwater and the librarian knights and Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades
The Winter Knights by Paul Stewart( Book )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quint finally begins his training at the Knights Academy, Maris adjusts to life in Undertown, and Sanctaphrax shivers in anticipation of a legendary storm, while a storm of a different kind brews between sky-scholars and earth-scholars
Castle Diary : the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by Richard Platt( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a page in his uncle's castle in thirteenth-century England, eleven-year-old Tobias records in his journal his experiences learning how to hunt, play games of skill, and behave in noble society
Return of the emerald skull by Paul Stewart( Book )
46 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weird and evil events at a London boarding school provide messenger Barnaby Grimes an opportunity to test his budding knowledge of the ancient Chinese art of yinchido, in which one focuses on silences and empty spaces
Clash of the sky galleons by Paul Stewart( Book )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quint leaves his studies at the Knights Academy in Sanctaphrax to assist his father Wind Jackall in his obsessive and dangerous quest to track down and bring to justice the evil Turbot Smeal
Pirate diary : the journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fictional diary of a nine-year-old boy who, in 1716 sets off from North Carolina to become a sailor, but ends up a pirate instead
Fergus Crane by Paul Stewart( Book )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Fergus Crane's life is filled with classes on the school ship Betty Jeanne, interesting neighbors, and helping with his mother's work until a mysterious box flies into his window and leads him toward adventure
The curse of the night wolf by Paul Stewart( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon after Victorian messenger Barnaby Grimes is attacked by a huge beast while crossing London's rooftops, he becomes entangled in a mystery involving patent medicine, impoverished patients, and very expensive furs
Muddle Earth by Paul Stewart( Book )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where would you find three moons, a floating lake, and a perfumed bog filled with pink stinky hogs and exploding gas frogs? A place that's home to a wizard with only one spell, an ogre who cries a lit, and a very sarcastic budgie? Welcome to Muddle Earth. A place where anything can happen - and usually does
Hugo Pepper by Paul Stewart( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of a small boy, Hugo Pepper, and his exploits. It tells how Hugo arrives home in Firefly Square, after being raised in the frozen North by reindeer herders, to discover a group of very special friends, and a dastardly enemy
Corby Flood by Paul Stewart( Book )
32 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While traveling with her family aboard the S.S. Euphonia, eight-year-old Corby Flood accidentally attracts the murderous attentions of five men, clad in bowler hats, called the Brotherhood of the Clowns as she investigates the mysterious singing coming from the ship's hold
A little bit of winter by Paul Stewart( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vanwege zijn jaarlijkse winterslaap weet egel niet wat de winter precies is. Hij vraagt aan zijn vriend konijn of die een stukje winter voor hem wil bewaren. Prentenboek met expressieve illustraties in lichte kleuren. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Ottoline and the yellow cat by Chris Riddell( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ottoline Brown and her best friend Mr. Munroe try to come up with a clever plan to solve the burglaries that have been taking place the Big City
The immortals by Paul Stewart( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nate Quarter, a lowly lamplighter in the phraxmines of the Eastern Woods, must flee for his life when the mine sargeant wants him killed, while elsewhere, a storm unlike any ever seen is building
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.01 for A little b ... to 0.67 for Nick Butte ...)
Alternative Names
Riddell 1962-
Riddell, C. 1962-
Riddell, Chris
Ridels, Kriss
Rideru, Kurisu 1962-
סטיוארט, פול
רידל, כריס
רידל, כריס. ארב, אירית
リデル, クリス
リードル, クリス
English (446)
German (40)
French (22)
Dutch (14)
Japanese (12)
Italian (8)
Polish (8)
Hebrew (6)
Spanish (6)
Ukrainian (5)
Romanian (5)
Chinese (4)
Russian (4)
Danish (3)
Czech (3)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)