Tohby Riddle is the creator of numerous well-loved picture books such as Nobody Owns the Moon and My Uncle’s Donkey; two cartoon collections and a novel, The Lucky Ones. He is also the illustrator of the multi-award-winning Word Spy books.
His latest book is an ambitious 128-page picture book titled Unforgotten, which has now been published in five languages. Tohby has won awards for literature and design and held residencies at the Edinburgh International Book Festival; Arthur Boyd’s estate, Bundanon; and The University of Melbourne.
His picture book The Great Escape from City Zoo is featured in 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up. For nearly ten years he was also the cartoonist for Good Weekend magazine (the Saturday magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age).
Children's Book Festival 2014
Jackie French, Kylie Dunstan, Ursula Dubosarsky, Sarah Ward, The Mighty bUZZniks, Uptown Brown, Bernard Caleo, Andy Griffiths, Libby Gleeson, Marc Martin, Bec Matthews, John Marsden, Valanga Khoza, Tohby Riddle, Nicki Greenberg, Terry Denton, Sally Rippin, Kutcha Edwards, Ron Murray