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Quentin Blake

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Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake

Books by Quentin Blake

Written by Roald Dahl with illustrations by Quentin Blake. - Fantasy

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. Roald Dahl's iconic story of a little boy, a golden ticket and a fantastical chocolate factory has been adapted into a wonderful new musical. This edition will have a great new cover featuring the musical's poster art to tie in with the opening of the show on Broadway.

Written by Beatrix Potter and illustrated by Quentin Blake - Children's 3-7, Picture

From the creator of Peter Rabbit comes the tale of a serious, well-behaved young black cat, who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains. Beatrix Potter created some of the world's most beloved characters, and they will be coming to life in a movie slated for Spring 2018. And this book, written in 1941 but never illustrated, introduces the charming Kitty-in-Boots, who has been imagined by Quentin Blake. When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night she meets the foxiest hunter of them all --- Mr. Tod! This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains, and even an appearance from Peter Rabbit.

Written by Daniel Pennac with illustrations by Quentin Blake. Translated by Sarah Ardizzone. - Nonfiction, Young Adult 14+

First published in 1992 and even more relevant now, Daniel Pennac's quirky ode to reading has sold more than a million copies in his native France. Drawing on his experiences as a child, a parent and an inner-city teacher in Paris, the author reflects on the power of story and reminds us of our right to read anything, anywhere, anytime, so long as we are enjoying ourselves. In a new translation with a foreword and illustrations by Quentin Blake, here is a guide to reading unlike any other: fresh, sympathetic and never didactic, it is a work of literature in its own right.