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The Right to Write

The Right to Write

Posted on 16th Sep, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Amnesty International's Here I Stand anthology unites twenty-five unique voices on the theme of human rights under threat. The book is a searing, eye-opening collection of drawings, stories and poems by some of the world’s best-loved writers and illustrators. Here, Walker Books' Commissioning Editor Emma Lidbury explains how the project and the stellar line-up fell so completely into place.

Exclusive Short Story: Bystander by Frances Hardinge

Twenty-five of the world's most celebrated writers and illustrators have come together to create Amnesty International's Here I Stand anthology, an eye-opening collection of stories, poems and drawings on the theme of human rights under threat.

It is our absolute pleasure and honour to feature on Waterstones Online a tale from this singularly important collection. Penned by Waterstones favourite Frances Hardinge  - who  earlier this year deservedly bagged the Costa Book Award for her brilliant novel The Lie Tree - we present The Bystander

Waterstones Exclusive Video: Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell

Award-winning author and illustrator duo Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell discuss their mutual love of illustration and their newest collaboration, Neverwhere.

An Exclusive Interview with Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell

Former Waterstones Children’s Laureate and recent CILIP Kate Greenway medal-winner Chris Riddell and multi award-winning Neil Gaiman discuss their dark dream of a collaboration Neverwhere.

Video: Chris Riddell's How to Draw Part Five

Let master children's fiction illustrator, and the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell show you a thing or two about drawing.

Five things we loved this week

Five things we loved this week

Posted on 22nd Jan, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Our literary round-up of the last seven days

Video: Chris Riddell's How to Draw Part Four

Let master children's fiction illustrator, and the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell show you a thing or two about drawing.

Video: Chris Riddell's How to Draw Part Three

Let master children's fiction illustrator, and the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell show you a thing or two about drawing.

Video: Chris Riddell's How to Draw Series Part Two

Let master children's fiction illustrator, and the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell show you a thing or two about drawing.

Video: Chris Riddell's How to Draw Series Part One

Let master children's fiction illustrator, and the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell show you a thing or two about drawing.

Video: Chris Riddell - Halloween Spooktacular

Video: Chris Riddell - Halloween Spooktacular

Posted on 26th Oct, 2015 by Sally Campbell & Chris Riddell

We fancied some back-to-back ghoulishness that we would like to call our Halloween Spooktacular. Here is your first instalment. What’s was that noise…? Was it…the Warewaterstone trying to get in ? Quick, open the door…it is almost Halloween, after all…

Michael Rosen reads from A Great Big Cuddle

Michael Rosen's back with a brand new poetry book for children illustrated by the Waterstones Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell. It's genuinely a dream come true