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.
Eton has produced some of the most successful young men of our generation. It counts Prince William, David Cameron and Eddie Redmayne among its prestigious alumni.On July 13, 2015
Very sad news today with the axing of the TV show The Circle and with it Cheryl Akle's reviews and recommendations for The Circle Book Club.On July 30, 2012
Michael Bond the creator of Paddington Bear, the bear from deepest darkest Peru with a love of marmalade sandwiches, has died aged 91. He will be remembered as the man...On June 29, 2017
To celebrate Australia Day we have gathered 12 books we adored, all written by Australian women.On January 25, 2013
By Sophia WhitfieldOn January 14, 2013
Oh how we have missed Pussy Galore, played so brilliantly in the film Goldfinger (1964) by Honor Blackman.On May 29, 2015