Quentin Blake’s illustrations have endeared him to fans worldwide. He made his name illustrating Roald Dahl stories and has continued to entertain children with his whimsical art.
Today he celebrates his 80th birthday and as a tribute to him we have a gallery of some of his best-known and quite brilliant books.
Mr Blake confirmed a most excellent birthday present was the recent announcement that he will receive a knighthood.
Universal Pictures has picked up the film rights for City of Saints & Thieves, the debut YA novel from Natalie C Anderson.On October 5, 2017
The overall winner of the Costa Book Award has been announced as Days Without end by Sebastian Barry. He beat Keggie Carew with her biography Dadland and Alice Oswald with...On February 2, 2017
This is, without a doubt, like choosing between your children. I could list soooooo many, many more. And, yes, I know the ranks of bookshops, the actual physical places, are...On April 1, 2015
Thanks to our friends at Allen and Unwin we have five copies of our Book of the Week, The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D by Nichole Bernier, to give away.On July 30, 2012
Barbara Gaskell Denvil is the great-great-great grandniece of Elizabeth Gaskell and was herself a successful writer for years in England, publishing numerous short stories and magazine articles, working as a...On July 23, 2013
This month has something for everyone, From psychological thrillers to literary tomes.On February 6, 2017