Riddell to illustrate Hardinge's 'The Lie Tree'

Riddell to illustrate Hardinge's 'The Lie Tree'

Children’s laureate Chris Riddell is illustrating a new edition of Frances Hardinge’s Costa Book of the Year winning novel The Lie Tree (Macmillan Children’s Books).

Rachel Petty, editorial director at Macmillan Children’s Books, was inspired to publish the gift edition after seeing how Riddell had already doodled in his own personal copy  ofThe Lie Tree. He had sketched an image of Faith, the book’s hero, on the Chapter One heading, then posted a photo to Instagram.  

The new edition will be published in hardback on 20th October, priced at £9.99.

In January this year, The Lie Tree was n...

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