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.
By Sophia WhitfieldOn October 15, 2012
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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="205"] The Lemon Grove by Helen WalshOn March 4, 2014
David Nicholls has finally announced the publication of his next novel five years after his bestselling novel One Day was released. One Day sold five million copies and was quickly...On March 11, 2014
Fed up with packing the lunches every morning? We love this new book that takes a look at the hilarious contents of one boy's lunchbox. Kat Chadwick's illustrations bring to...On February 25, 2015
Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson are tipped to be starring in Fox’s adaptation of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief. Directed by Brian Percival (Downton Abbey), production will commence this month...On February 6, 2013