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Philip Ridley

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    PHILIP RIDLEY was born in the East End of London, where he still lives and works. He studied painting at St Martin's School of Art and by the time he graduated had exhibited widely throughout Europe and written his first novel. As well as books and plays for adults, Philip has written many other books for children including Krindlekrax (1991), winner of the Smarties Prize and the WH Smith, Mind-Boggling Books Award, Kasper in the Glitter (1994), nominated for the Whitbread Prize, and Scribbleboy (1997), shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. His work has been translated into seventeen languages.
    30th August 2001

    Krindlekrax

    Ruskin Splinter is small and thin, with knock-knees, thick glasses and a squeaky voice, and the idea of him taming a dra... More

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    7th August 1997

    Scribbleboy

    Bailey arrives in a new neighbourhood with his extraordinary family. He has no friends but receives a mysterious invitat... More

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    25th April 1996

    Dakota of the White Flats

    When Dakota Pink decides to find out the truth about Medusa's baby monster it is the beginning of a quest that will lead... More

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    22nd October 2015

    The Storyteller Sequence: Karamazoo; Fairytaleheart; Sparkleshark; Moonfleece; Brokenville

    This collection brings together Philip Ridley's one-act plays for young people, known as The Storyteller Sequence, ideal... More

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    5th March 2001

    Brokenville & The Pilgrimage

    This volume contains two imaginative plays for young people. Philip Ridley's Brokenville is set in the ruins of a city d... More

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    6th July 2017

    Krindlekrax

    A very funny school story with weird and wonderful characters by the award-winning author, Philip Ridley. Ruskin Splinte... More

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    3rd January 2002

    Mighty Fizz Chilla

    Milo Kick is no longer Mum's little 'angel'. Five months ago something happened - something only Milo knows - that chang... More

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    31st October 1996

    Dreamboat Zing

    Dreamboat flea and his mother set off on a hair-raising adventure to find a cure for his hiccups - but nothing is fright... More

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