The Greatest Gatsby is a White Raven 2016

The Greatest Gatsby: A visual book of grammar, written, illustrated and designed by Tohby Riddle, has been selected for the Germany-based “White Ravens” annual catalogue of books, which are chosen from children’s and youth literature published around the world.… Continue reading

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2016: The Greatest Gatsby shortlisted

From the judges’ comments: “He [Riddle] makes light work of one of the heaviest topics known to schoolchildren everywhere and in all times. Here at last is a book for young people about… Continue reading

First Media Coverage of Stage Production of Nobody Owns the Moon

The West Australian has given excellent coverage of The Spare Parts Theatre’s and its production of Nobody Owns the Moon – ahead of its 24 September premiere. The full article is here.

For Keeps – 100 years of the School Magazine!

On the second day of August 2016, The School Magazine celebrated its centenary in Sydney’s Botanic Gardens. Any publishing venture has to be both inspired and robust in its conception to last a hundred years. This venture understood… Continue reading

World Premiere of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s Nobody Owns the Moon

For some time now the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, based in Fremantle, Western Australia, has been lovingly adapting Tohby Riddle’s picture book Nobody Owns The Moon to the stage. To quote from SPPT’s site: ‘With hand… Continue reading

Cover Designs for ABC Classics

ABC Classics has recently released a series of nine classical music CDs for children with cover artwork and design by Tohby Riddle. Each album, released on the ABC Kids label, introduces a different classical composer or genre… Continue reading

Englestøtte: the Danish edition of Unforgotten

The Danish edition of Tohby Riddle’s Unforgotten: Englestøtte, published by Eksistensen, is now available. This is the sixth language that this story has been published in.

“A Brilliant Picture Book” – Reviews for Milo

More reviews have been published for Tohby Riddle’s Milo: a moving story. The following are quotes from various sources: “This excellent example of sophisticated visual and verbal storytelling will appeal to children and adults.”… Continue reading

Author Notes on Milo now available

Notes on the making of  Milo: a moving story (Allen & Unwin, 2016) are now available. The notes, created by the author, are profusely illustrated and offer insights into the creative process, and the… Continue reading

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards: The Greatest Gatsby Shortlisted

The Greatest Gatsby: a visual book of grammar, created by Tohby Riddle, has been shortlisted for the Patricia Wrightson Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.