Ottoline and the Yellow Cat (#1 PB)
Introducing Miss Ottoline Brown, an exceptionally inquisitive Mistress of Disguise, and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve . . .Ottoline 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. Ottoline (who luckily has a diploma from the Who-R-U Academy of Disguise) and Mr. Munroe go undercover - and expose an ingenious scam masterminded by furry feline crook, the Yellow Cat.Ottoline and the Yellow Cat is a quirky mystery-adventure from star author/illustrator, Chris Riddell. Winner of the Nestle Prize, and crammed with black and white illustrations, Ottoline and the Yellow Cat is perfectly packaged and highly collectable.
Chris Riddell is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children, and has collaborated with high profile authors such as Neil Gaiman and Russell Brand. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001 and 2004 Kate Greenaway Medals. His work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, the Costa Award-winning Goth Girl, The Emperor of Absurdia and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth, Scavenger andBlobheads series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.