The Greatest Gatsby: second print run on its way

Because the first print run of The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar sold out in its first month, Penguin Books is temporarily out of stock as it awaits shipment of the second printing. Please be assured that new… 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

If it looks too good to be true …

Australian photographer Frank Hurley took some of the most memorable photos of the twentieth century. If his 1915 photos of The Endurance stranded in pack ice during Ernest Shackleton’s doomed Antarctic expedition were not enough, his photos… Continue reading

The Art of Language: Tohby Riddle at the Sydney Writers’ Festival

Tohby Riddle will be giving a presentation, The Art of Language, on 19 May 2015 at Kings Cross Library, Sydney at 6pm. This free event is part of the 2015 Sydney Writers Festival. The presentation will feature Tohby… Continue reading

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival 2015

Tohby Riddle will be appearing at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, United Arab Emirates, from 26 April to 29 April, 2015.  Appearances include visiting local schools and a panel discussion.

The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar

In April 2015, a new book by Tohby Riddle titled The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar (published by Penguin/Viking) will be released in Australia. Some years in the making, this full-colour, 112-page book presents the… Continue reading

Der Engel aus dem Nirgendwo: the German edition of Unforgotten

The German edition of Unforgotten has been released by Thienemann-Esslinger Verlag under the German title of Der Engel aus dem Nirgendwo, which translates as “The Angel from Nowhere”. The text was translated into German by composer Hans-Jürgen Hufeisen,… Continue reading

Bookaroo Festival of Children’s Literature, New Delhi

Tohby Riddle will be appearing at Bookaroo in New Delhi, India, 28–30 November 2014. The festival is being held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. Tohby will be presenting sessions on his most recent 128-page… Continue reading

Melbourne Writers Festival 2014

Tohby Riddle will be presenting five sessions at the Melbourne Writers Festival on August 27, 28 and 29. For more information visit the festival website.  

Princess Kate and The Royal Guest

Back in 1993, a small hardcover picture book titled The Royal Guest was published. It was written and illustrated by Tohby Riddle. The Royal Guest was a simple story, told at a time when there was… Continue reading