Chris Riddell könyvei a rukkolán
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Descenders
Cade Quarter has spent the last few years of his life running from an enemy he’s never even met – the ruthless and power-hungry High Professor of Flight, Quove Lentis. But Quove’s deadly agenda has finally caught up with Cade, and now he must leave his home and flee once more, this time to the legendary floating city of New Sanctaphrax. But even reuniting with his uncle, Nate Quarter, isn’t the end of Cade’s troubles – and now, more than ever, he must find the courage to defy his enemies, unite his friends, and unlock the secrets of descending. The Descenders is the third and final book in the Cade trilogy - the fifth and final saga in Stewart and Riddell’s internationally bestselling series, The Edge Chronicles, which has featured on the Times and New York Times bestseller lists, and sold more than 3 million copies. 2018 marks twenty years of the series, now complete with thirteen titles across five separate but interlinking sagas.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Immortals
It's five hundred years into the third age of flight and mighty phraxships steam across the immensity of the Deepwoods, plying their lucrative trade between the three great cities. But all across the Edge, trouble is brewing. The goblin clans are preparing for war. And a storm is gathering, unlike any that has been seen before. When the life of Nate Quarter, a young lamplighter, is threatened, he is forced to flee from the phraxmines of the Eastern Woods to the mighty city of Great Glade. He is propelled on an epic journey of self-discovery that encompasses tournaments, battles, revolutions. And a final encounter with the Immortals themselves. Can he and the friends he makes along the way discover the truth about the past - and ensure the future of the Edge? The Immortals concludes the Quint, Twig and Rook sagas. But is also a great way to begin reading The Edge Chronicles - the internationally best-selling fantasy series - and discover the Quint, Twig and Rook trilogies for the first time.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Vox
Vox is the second book of the Rook saga – the third trilogy in the Edge Chronicles. When young librarian knight Rook Barkwater is taken captive and forced to work for Vox Verlix - nominally the Most High Academe, but no more than a prisoner in reality - he stumbles across a terrible truth. Vox is brewing a plot to destroy the goblins and the shrykes at a stroke, so that he can seize control of the Edgeworld for himself. Can Rook foil Vox's plan and save the lives of his librarian friends and colleagues?
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Winter Knights
In the great floating city of Sanctaphrax, blizzards howl through the streets as the Edgeworld descends into an endless winter. Quint, the son of a sky pirate, has just begun his training at the Knights Academy - training that involves heading out over the Edge on tethers to develop his flying skills. But when Quint breaks the rules and head out to Open Sky on his own, he runs into the great sky leviathan known as a cloud-eater and must use all his skill and ingenuity if catastrophe is not to strike the Edgeworld...
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Lost Barkscrolls
Four dramatic stories - set in all the ages of the fascinating, terrifying Edgeworld - a delight for any reader, new or old. Cloud Wolf - the story of young sky pirate Quint's first extraordinary battle in the sky, high above the perilous Deepwoods. The Stone Pilot - the truth behind the mysterious hooded figure who tends the mighty flight-rock at the centre of a magnificent sky ship. The Slaughterer's Quest - the tale of Keris, daughter of the legendary sky pirate captain, Twig, and her terrifying quest to discover her father's fate. The Blooding of Rufus Filatine - a Freeglade Lancer's epic encounter with a monstrous creature which will change the Edge forever...
Chris Riddell - Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse
Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and, if she's honest, she's rather lonely. Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house, and together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael they and Ada begin to unravel a dastardly plot that Maltravers, the mysterious indoor gamekeeper, is hatching. Ada and her friends must work together to foil Maltravers before it's too late!
Chris Riddell - Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Packed full with beautiful black and white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death follows the adventures of Ada Ghastly-Gorm in the sequel to the award-winning Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse. Preparations for the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party and bake-off are under way. Celebrity cooks are arriving at the hall for the big event and, true to form, Maltravers, the indoor gamekeeper, is acting suspiciously. Elsewhere at Ghastly-Gorm Ada's wardrobe-dwelling lady's maid Marylebone has received a marriage proposal. Ada vows to aid the course of true love and find out what Maltravers is up to, but amidst all this activity, everyone, including her father, appears to have forgotten her birthday!
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Wyrmeweald
Young pioneer, Micah, enters Wrymeweald full of hope to return home having made his fortune. But this is a land where wyrmes, fabulous dragon-like beasts, roam wild and reign supreme. In Wyrmeweald man is both hunter and hunted - and seventeen-year-old Micah may never return alive, let alone a hero...After a near-brush with death on the edge of a canyon, Micah soon finds a chance to prove his worth when he meets with Eli, a veteran tracker of Wrymeweald. They choose to defend a rare whitewyrme egg and its precious hatchling before it falls into the hands of a band of evil Kith. But the fledgling wyrme has its own guardian in the shape of the beautiful, brave and dangerous Thrace. Thrace, a Kin and a highly-skilled wyrme rider-assasin; and Micah, a would-be Kith, should never mix - but the magnetism between them is strong. Together they join forces on a mission to rescue the hatchling and seek vengenace for loved-ones lost at the hand of Kith bandits. Meanwhile the glorious whitewyrme colony of Wyrmeweald looks on as its land is encroached by gold-diggers and ravaged by bounty hunters. Is Exodus the only option? And if so, when - and where - will they flee too?
Chris Riddell - Paul Stewart - A Little bit of Winter
The hibernating Hedgehog asks Rabbit to save him a little bit of winter to share in the spring. Oh dear, Rabbit is so forgetful. How will he ever remember his promise all through the long winter? Full color.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Clash of the Sky Galleons
Quint is travelling with his father, Wind Jackal, on a mission to track down and bring to justice Turbot Smeal, the man who started the fire that killed their family. Having left behind his studies at the Knights Academy, Quint is now eager to learn what it really means to be a sky pirate and to learn from his father. But Wind Jackal is consumed by his desire to capture Smeal - and his judgement is flawed. His actions endangers the lives of his crew - and his son. As they travel from the taverns and backstreets of Undertown and the wonders of the shipbuilders' yards, to the dark dangers of the Deepwoods, where Quint and Maris become separated from the rest of the crew and encounter some terrifying creatures - and finally to the mysterious, ghostly sky-wreck in Open Sky, where they discover the truth about Smeal - and face a new terror. . .
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Freeglader
Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, Rook Barkwater and his colleagues - the librarian knights, Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends - must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades. But perils aplenty are ahead for the crowd - not to mention some goblins with plans of their own- A dramatic and exciting conclusion to the Rook Barkwater sequence that takes the reader on a thrilling journey across the Edgeworld.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Vigyázat, sárkányveszély!
Miféle ország ez, ahol három hold süt az égen, tó lebeg a levegőben, és a pacsulimocsárban csak úgy nyüzsögnek a rózsaszín bűzdisznók és a robbanó gázbékák? Lakik itt egy varázsló, aki mindössze egyetlen varázsigét tud, egy ogre, aki rengeteget sírdgál, meg egy rettentően éles nyelvű papagáj... Üdvözlünk Dinkaföldén, abban az országban, ahol minden megtörténhet... és többnyire meg is történik... Joe Jefferson egészen mindennapi iskolásfiú, aki a mi egészen mindennapi Földünkön lakik. Vagy legalábbis az volt. De valami fura dolog történt vele, mikor a kutyáját sétáltatta, és most már ő Joe, a Barbár – félelmet nem ismerő, hős harcos, akit Dinkafölde első számú varázslója szólított magához, hogy ogrékat öljön, sárkányokkal küzdjön és bátran szembeszálljon mindenféle rendű és rangú gonosztevőkkel. Joe úgy érzi, nem igazán született hős harcosnak. De az Elfek Erdejében felütötte a fejét a Gonosz és valamit forral – és Dinkafölde népének segítségre van szüksége (bár többségüknek erről egyelőre sejtelmük sincsen). Lehet, hogy Joe mégiscsak hősnek született?
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Curse of the Night Wolf
Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, running errands in his city, day and night, and 'high-stacking' around the rooftops in search of new mysteries to solve. In this first adventure, Barnaby is attacked one night by an enormous dog. He kills it - but that's not the end of this particular mystery ...as Barnaby finds himself swept up in a world of crooked doctors, poor and ill-advised patients, strange tonics and very expensive furs...Could there be more to the seemingly respectable Dr Cadwallader and the tonics he doles out to the poor? Is there a link between the tonic and the huge dogs - or possibly wolves - that are roaming the city at night? When Barnaby's old acquantaince Benjamin goes missing, Barnaby fears the worst for him, and decides to dig deeper...This features a fantastic romp through a Dickensian-style city, with a wonderful new hero in the guise of Barnaby. This new series from the bestselling dream team of Stewart and Riddell is a must for all fans of the "Edge Chronicles" - but also for fans of Horowitz and Shan, as they move into new territory and deliver a brilliantly exciting thriller-horror for boys.
Chris Riddell - Ottolina és a Sárga Macska
Ismerd meg Ottoline Brown és legjobb barátja, Mr. Munroe történetét. Nincs oly trükkös talány, mely kifog e kettő furfangos agyán... Vakmerő és rafinált tolvaj garázdálkodik Nagy Város falai között, miközben értékes ölebek válnak köddé és cserélnek gazdát városszerte. Valamit tenni kell... Gyönyörű kivitelű, letehetetlenül sodró történet
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Beyond the Deepwoods
Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the woodtrolls, but he isn’t one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he truly belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, fascinating and sometimes hazardous world beyond the Deepwoods. In his travels he encounters myriad peculiar creatures, like his wise guardian, the caterbird; the slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling rotsucker. Always mindful of the Gloamglozer, whose presence haunts the thoughts of all the inhabitants of the Edge, Twig pursues his quest until he discovers his roots, not among the trees, but in the skies. With his new allies, the sky pirates, Twig prepares to embark on his next adventure.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Stormchaser
Since his childhood in the Deepwoods, young Twig has always longed to soar above the forest canopy and explore the sky. Now a lowly crew-member on his father’s sky pirate ship, the Stormchaser, his dream seems fulfilled. But a much higher destiny awaits Twig as plots and treacheries from many years ago bring the lofty city of Sanctaphrax - home of the Edgeworld’s most learned academics - to the point of disaster. For the city is built on a giant rock, floating high in the sky, its future balance dependent on stormphrax - a valuable yet extremely volatile substance obtained only from the heart of a Great Storm at the very instant it unleashes its most intense power. And only a ship such as the Stormchaser could risk entering the Storm...
Chris Riddell - Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony
There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and another spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony, the fourth book in the Goth Girl series by Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate 2015-2017. Lord Goth is throwing a music festival at Ghastly-Gorm Hall, with performances from the finest composers in the land. Ada can't wait, but it's quite distracting when her grandmother is trying to find her father a fashionable new wife, there's a faun living in her wardrobe and Maltravers is up to his old tricks. Ada must make sure everything goes to plan, and luckily help is at hand from a very interesting house guest . . .
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Gumófej-invázió
Egy este Billy három földönkívülire bukkant a fürdőszobában. Zerek, Kerek és Derek a Gumó bolygóról érkeztek roppant fontos küldetésben. A gumófejeknek a Világegyetem Császárát kell megtalálniuk, mégpedig sürgősen, mert a féreglyuk-portál, amelyen át utaztak, perceken belül bezárul...
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Curse of the Gloamglozer
In the floating city of Sanctaphrax, fusty old professors scheme and bicker with each other as they study the weather in minute detail - mistsifting, fogprobing, researching the air blowing in from beyond the Edge. But some experiments are best left alone...Quint is the son of a sky pirate captain. He arrives in Sanctaphrax at the request of Linius Pallitax, the Most High Academe, who needs an apprentice he can trust to carry out a series of highly important tasks. Just how important, Quint is about to find out as he and Linius's only daughter, Maris, are plunged into the midst of a terrifying adventure that takes them deep within the rock upon which Sanctaphrax is built.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Nameless One
The Nameless One is the first book of the Cade saga – the fourth trilogy in the Edge Chronicles. Cade Quarter has never met his uncle, the infamous ‘descender’ Nate Quarter, who years ago committed heresy by lowering himself over the cliff-face of the Edge. But Nate has returned, and the Academy of Flight is looking for revenge against all of his supporters – including Cade. So now Cade has to run. With no money and nowhere else to go, Cade’s only option is to stow away aboard the Xanth Filatine – a mighty sky-ship bound for the city of Hive. But getting onto the ship is only the beginning of his troubles, as he runs afoul of thieving goblins, brutal skymarshals, and the threat of ‘skyfiring’ . . .
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Last of the Sky Pirates
Rook Barkwater lives in the network of sewer-chambers beneath Undertown, the bustling main city of the Edgeworld. He dreams of becoming a librarian knight - one of those sent out to explore the mysteries of their world. Somewhere out there lie the secrets of the past - including the lost floating city of Sanctaphrax - and, maybe, hope for a future free from the fear of tyranny. When his chance comes, Rook grabs it! Breaking all the rules, he sets out on a journey to the Free Glades and beyond. His luck and determination lead him from one peril to another until, buried in the heart of the Deepwoods, Rook encounters a mysterious character - the last sky pirate - and is thrust into a bold adventure that dares to challenge the might of the dread Guardians of the Night-
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - A feleselő kenyérpirító
Vörös- és bíborszinűek, három csápjuk van, és olyan idétlenek, amilyen idétlen csak három Gumófej lehet. Zerek, Kerek és Derek számos különleges képességgel rendelkezik. Mentális csápjuk segítségével például bármely tárgyat életre tudják kelteni. Ezekkel a csápokkal azonban NAGYON óvatosan kell bánni. Derek úgy gondolja, semmi baj nem származhat - abból, ha. elbeszélget a kenyérpirítóval... vagy mégis?
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Doktor Morcos Viháncligetből
Miféle ország ez, ahol három hold süt az égen, tó lebeg a levegőben, és a pacsulimocsárban csak úgy nyüzsögnek a rózsaszín bűzdisznók és a robbanó gázbékák? Lakik itt egy varázsló, aki mindössze egyetlen varázsigét tud, egy ogre, aki rengeteget sírdogál, meg egy rettentően éles nyelvű papagáj... Üdvözlünk Dinkaföldén, abban az országban, ahol minden megtörténhet... és többnyire meg is történik... Joe Jefferson egészen mindennapi iskolásfiú, aki a mi egészen mindennapi Földünkön lakik. Vagy legalábbis az volt. De valami fura dolog történt vele, mikor a kutyáját sétáltatta, és most már ő Joe, a Barbár - félelmet nem ismerő, hős harcos, akit Dinkafölde első számú varázslója szólított magához, hogy ogrékat öljön, sárkányokkal küzdjön és bátran szembeszálljon mindenféle rendű és rangú gonosztevőkkel. Joe úgy érzi, nem igazán született hős harcosnak. De az Elfek Erdejében felütötte a fejét a Gonosz és valamit forral - és Dinkafölde népének segítségre van szüksége (bár többségüknek erről egyelőre sejtelmük sincsen). Lehet, hogy Joe mégiscsak hősnek született?
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Engelbert, a rettentő
Joe hétköznapi iskolásfiú, aki a mi egészen mindennapi Földünkön lakik. Vagy legalábbis az volt. De valami fura dolog történt vele, miközben a kutyáját sétáltatta, és most ő Joe a Barbár – félelmet nem ismerő, hős harcos, akit Dinkafölde első számú varázslója szólított magához, hogy ogrékat öljön, sárkányokkal küzdjön és bátran szembeszálljon mindenféle rendű és rangú gonosztevőkkel. Joe úgy érzi, nem igazán született hős harcosnak. De az Elfek Erdejében felütötte a fejét a Gonosz és valamit forral – és dinkaföldenépének segítségre van szüksége (bár többségüknek erről egyelőre sejtelmük sincsen). Lehet, hogy Joe mégiscsak hősnek született? És rövidesen elkezdődik a nagy csata a jók, a gonoszok és az egészen tűrhetőek között.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Bloodhoney
Full winter in the weald - this is a season of almost unsurvivable cold for anyone foolish enough to venture outside. Even wyrmes die, frozen in the icy wasteland, or falling lifeless from the skies as the host heads west to escape the advance of the two-hides: man...Huddled in a winter den, Micah is thankful to cragclimber Eli Halfwinter for providing him and kingirl Thrace with shelter, while Thrace aches to leave and fly through the skies on her whitewyrme once more. But sniffing out their whereabouts, fuelled by the invigorating liquor known as bloodhoney, is a brutal assassin, seeking vengeance. And worse is to come when they stumble upon a bizarre community headed by a charismatic stone prophet - Deephome...
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - The Stone Pilot
This is an exclusive story, tracing the history of Maugin, the Stone Pilot, who Twig meets in "Stormchaser". Maugin is a trog, destined to change from a beautiful delicate creature into the fearsomely impressive adult termagant at her first blooding, due very soon. But an ill-fated trip above ground ends with her capture by Deepwoods slavers. Maugin's subsequent sale to a terrifying scientist could be the end of her - but for the actions of a young sky pirate, Quint Verginix. It is a wonderful accompaniment to the series and a must for any "Edge Chronicles" fan.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Midnight over Sanctaphrax
"SANCTAPHRAX WILL BE DESTROYED BY THE ENERGY OF THE MOTHER STORM …' Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing – a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax – a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain… Only one person can save the Edgelands from certain disaster: Twig, the young sky pirate captain who had dared to sail over the Edge – but returned with his memory shattered and his crew flung far and wide. But to recover his memory and take action, Twig must first find his lost crew. And this means a journey back into the Deepwoods – and beyond…
Chris Riddell - Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright
People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's Literary Dog Show. The esteemed judges are in place and the contestants are all ready to win. Sir Walter Splott is preparing his Lanarkshire Lurcher, Plain Austen is preening her Hampshire Hound and Homily Dickinson and her Yankee Poodle are raring to go. But there's something strange going on at Ghastly-Gorm - mysterious footprints, howls in the night and some suspiciously chewed shoes. Can Ada, the Attic Club and their new friends the Vicarage sisters work out what's going on before the next full moon? The third book in the Goth Girl series.
Chris Riddell - Ottoline at Sea
A charming and irresistible new Ottoline story from award-winning and bestselling author Chris Riddell. Featuring a set of novelty gadget spectacles! Ottoline and Mr. Munroe do everything and go everywhere together. That is, until the day Mr. Munroe mysteriously disappears leaving a strange clue written in string… Armed with her Amateur Roving Collectors’ travel pass Ottoline sets off on a journey over, under and on top of the sea to find her hairy best friend – and bring him back home.
Chris Riddell - Poems to Live Your Life By
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between. This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology. This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection.
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