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Quentin Blake - Illustrator

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art.

In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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The Tale of Kitty In Boots
Beatrix Potter - illustrated by Quentin Blake
There was great excitement in the literary world earlier this year at the news that an unpublished Beatrix Potter story had been discovered. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots is out now and shares many of the characteristics that have made her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/10/2017
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Billy and the Minpins
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2017 Roald Dahl's dramatic last story is perfectly matched for the first time by Quentin Blake's new illustrations in a beautifully produced edition. Billy is told by his mum that he must...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/09/2017
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The House in the Tree
Quentin Blake
Inventively illustrated by Quentin Blake, Aglaia's adventures - and her battles with the gruff Signor Brullo and the woodmen who want to cut down the tree - are sure to enchant and inspire the imagination of every child. Lovereading comment...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/06/2017
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in glorious full colour! A book that requires no introduction as it is probably Dahl's best-known and most read creation and deservedly so. The secretive and magical world of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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Esio Trot
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot in glorious full colour! There's trickery afoot in this touching and brief story. Mr Hoppy loves his garden and he (secretly) loves Mrs Silver. Mrs Silver is oblivious of what Mr Hoppy feels and she gives...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach in glorious full colour! From the moment the magical Giant Peach appears in James's unhappy life, sweeps away his deadly Aunts Spiker and Sponge and lifts him off on the adventure of a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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Matilda
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Roald Dahl's Matilda in glorious full colour! Matilda - Roald Dahl's best-loved story - though now over 25 years old, is as fresh, funny and poignant as when...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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The BFG
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of The BFG, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. This is a delightful, funny and exciting story, about a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. A book that requires no introduction...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. Following on from Charlie's adventures in...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of Danny the Champion of the World, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. A classic Roald Dahl title, a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Fantastic Mr Fox
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. Ideal as an early introduction...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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George's Marvellous Medicine
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of George's Marvellous Medicine, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. George's grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish woman with pale...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of James and the Giant Peach, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. From the moment the magical Giant Peach...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Matilda
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of Matilda, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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The Twits
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of The Twits, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. Mr and Mrs Twit are possibly the vilest of all...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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The Witches
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
A splendiferous new hardback of The Witches, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. The Witches, first published in 1983 and is reissued here...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Revolting Rhymes
Roald Dahl - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Roald Dahl takes on the likes of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Goldilocks and The Three Little Pigs and brings us a brilliant collection of comic and often gory versions of popular fairy tales. Dahl's Gobblefunk is brought to life...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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