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Quentin Blake - Author

Quentin Blake taught for many years at the Royal College of Art, where he was head of the Illustration Department from 1978 to 1986. As well as being known for his collaborations with writers such as Russell Hoban and Roald Dahl, his own creations, such as Mister Magnolia, have contributed to his reputation as one of the world's leading illustrators and an inspiration for artists everywhere. He was, in the words of The Guardian, 'already a national institution' when he was appointed the first Children's Laureate in 1999. He is particularly engaged in enabling art to reach a young audience, as was the case with the immensely popular touring exhibition 'Tell Me a Picture' held at the National Gallery in 2001.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Quentin Blake

You're Only Young Twice by Quentin Blake
You're Only Young Twice
Quentin Blake
A joyous celebration through Quentin's uniquely original illustrations of the art of ageing. A delightful little picture book to share with any child, but parents and grandparents will delight in its contents too, so in that respect it will make...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
Beyond the Page by Quentin Blake
Beyond the Page
Quentin Blake
This is a record of some of the projects Quentin Blake has undertaken that go Beyond the Page to exhibition, murals, hospitals and other public spaces. The range of work is astonishing but none of the illustrations from the largest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
Beyond the Page by Quentin Blake
Beyond the Page
Quentin Blake
Best-selling illustrator Quentin Blake has delighted young and old for over fifty years with his wonderful picture books such as Mr Magnolia and his iconic illustrations for Roald Dahl’s classic titles including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2012

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