Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

If you love mystery, intrigue and black nail varnish – read this! Chris Riddell genius: a deliciously dark feast of steampunk bliss. Ada Goth, our punky heroine, has her hands full. Not only does she have her trademark Gothic style to maintain, but she’s helping out at the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party. Plus, she’s trying to keep an eye on her suspicious gamekeeper Maltravers – and assist her lady’s maid in some delicate romantic matters. But in the whirl of activity, will anyone remember that Ada’s birthday is coming up?

  • Chris Riddell was Children’s Laureate 2015-2017
  • Beautiful hardback with silver foil on the cover
  • Bursting with humour and ornate artwork
  • The first Goth Girl book won the Costa Award

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  • This book Is incredibly good. I love the idea of the bear . I like Lucy the 300 year old vampire. I love the illustrations they are so hilarious! The little book at the back of the book is really nice because the panda is so cute!

    26 April 2016

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    Chris Riddell

    Chris Riddell is an award-winning writer, artist and cartoonist and creator of some our favourite books including Goth Girl. He was recently named the 2015-2017 Children’s Laureate.


    Chris Riddell’s prestigious awards include three Kate Greenaway Medals for Pirate Diary, Gulliver and The Sleeper and the Spindle, the Newbery and Carnegie Medals for The Graveyard Book,the Nestle Smarties prize for Ottoline and the Yellow Cat and Fergus Crane, and the Costa Children’s Book Award for Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. He was recently named the Children’s Laureate 2015-2017.

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