Quintin Blake

Author & Illustrator

About Quintin Blake

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

Recent activity

Yesterday

2 months to go until Roald Dahl will be releasing The Enormous Crocodile's Finger Puppet Book illustrated by Quintin Blake. Published by Puffin.
Roald Dahl and Quintin Blake

29 days ago

Out now! Roald Dahl: Words by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quintin Blake. Published by Puffin.
Roald Dahl and Quintin Blake

29 days ago

Out now! Roald Dahl: Shapes by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quintin Blake. Published by Puffin.
Roald Dahl and Quintin Blake

3 months ago

Why not read Fantastic Mr Dahl by Michael Rosen. Published by Puffin.
National Share-a-Story Month

3 months ago

Why not read The Twits (Colour Edition) by Roald Dahl. Published by Puffin.
National Share-a-Story Month

3 months ago

Why not read Going Solo by Roald Dahl. Published by Puffin.
National Share-a-Story Month

3 months ago

Why not read Boy by Roald Dahl. Published by Puffin.
National Share-a-Story Month

3 months ago

Why not read George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. Published by Puffin.
National Share-a-Story Month

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