Riddlemaster, The

Riddlemaster, The

Series: Picture Books
Genre: Stéphane Jorisch
Tag: All books
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Length: 32
Illustrator: Stephane Jorisch
ISBN: 9781926890111
About the Book

Anouk, Ben and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on an island across the harbour. A mysterious old man offers to take them there on his boat, if they can solve seven riddles.

Praise for The Riddlemaster:

“A jewel box for lovers of stories, filled with riddles and allusions that will test, but not daunt, even younger readers.” — starred review Kirkus Reviews

“This lively work stresses the importance of story and the written word and might easily be an allegory for the heroic journey all children make in learning to read.” — starred review School Library Journal


A Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book of 2016

About the Author:

Kevin Crossley-Holland is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award for The Seeing Stone. He lives on the Norfolk coast in East Anglia, England.

About the Illustrator:

Stéphane Jorisch one of Canada’s most celebrated illustrators. He is a two-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for Children’s Illustration (for Jabberwocky and The Owl and The Pussycat). He grew up in Montreal, where he now lives with his family.