Category Archive: Resources

“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

‘I’ve not seen fundamental grammar demonstrated so clearly’

Following are some quotes from early reviews of The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar. ‘I’ve not seen fundamental grammar demonstrated so clearly and comprehensibly as Riddle has achieved in this book’ Magpies… Continue reading

Barnes & Noble’s review of Unforgotten

Following is Barnes & Noble’s review of Tohby Riddle’s Unforgotten. The book is released in the US as a graphic novel. “It is impossible to encapsulate the wonder of this graphic novel about… Continue reading

Unforgotten featured in The Conversation

Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle is featured in an article by Leonie Rutherford as one of four children’s books considered “particularly notable in the year gone by”. The article, Tales of Mystery and the Mundane: children’s… Continue reading

A review of the US Inklit edition of Unforgotten

This thought-provoking review of Tohby Riddle’s Unforgotten from Page 45, a dedicated comics and graphic novel store in Nottingham, UK, described by Neil Gaiman as “the best graphic novel shop I’ve ever been to”.

US Publishers Weekly Review

The following is Publishers Weekly‘s review of Unforgotten, which has just been released by Inklit (Penguin) in the United States: “Lovely and enigmatic, Australian artist/writer Riddle’s fantasy begins with expressionless angels resembling small… Continue reading

What the judges said about Unforgotten: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013 were presented at a dinner held at the State Library of NSW in May. The judges’ comments for each finalist book were printed in the program for… Continue reading

From the Cutting Room Floor #3

In 2010, while roaming the British Museum, I was struck by the extraordinary range of ways that humans – across cultures and millennia – have represented the human face. No matter the style or… Continue reading

From the Cutting Room Floor #2

This image comes from one of many ideas for the endpapers of Unforgotten. It is a panel from a multi-panel motion sequence that was attempting to show three states related to change and motion:… Continue reading