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Quentin Blake

  • 5 stars across 250 books
    Quentin Blake Biography
    Quentin Blake is a much celebrated English illustrator, author and lecturer. He was born in London in 1932 and is still very active, helping to decorate public spaces including hospitals, galleries and theatres with his drawings. In 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration and became Sir Quentin Blake.

    Blake is best known as an illustrator, particularly for Roald Dahl books but he has also illustrated David Walliams books (The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink) and has written over 35 books himself https://toppsta.com/authors/profile/quentin-blake

    Blake has a distinctive and quirky illustration style. His drawings are full of humour and he is able to convey energy, movement and character with just a few lines. He was the first ever Children’s Laureate 1999-2001 a position created by friends Michael Morpurgo and Ted Hughes to celebrate children’s books and children’s authors/illustrators.

    Blake has a new book coming out in 2016, called The Tale of Kitty in Boots. It’s a new story from Beatrix Potter, written more than 100 years ago but never before published.

    Quentin Blake Facts
    Blake taught at the Royal College of Arts for over 20 years.

    His first illustration was published in the satirical magazine Punch, when he was aged just 16 and still at school.

    Blake has illustrated a book for the American author Dr. Seuss. He illustrated “Great Day for Up”, the first book by Dr. Seuss that he didn’t illustrate himself.

    Quentin used to present the 1970s story-telling programme Jackanory on the BBC.

    Our favourite Quentin Blake book characters
    The BFG in Roald Dahl’s The BFG

    Mr. Stink in David Walliams’ Mr. Stink

    Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Mr Magnolia in Quentin Blake’s Mr Magnolia
    6th September 2007

    The Twits

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monk... More

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    11th February 2016

    The BFG

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sop... More

    (52 reviews)
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    11th February 2016

    Matilda

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams "So Matilda's strong young mind continued to grow, nurtur... More

    (49 reviews)
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    11th February 2016

    George's Marvellous Medicine

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams Roald Dahl is the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller- the pe... More

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    7th February 2013

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    The mysterious and most wondrous inventor Willy Wonka is opening the gates of his Chocolate Factory for just one day, an... More

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    1st February 2013

    Fantastic Mr Fox

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Boggis, Bunce and Bean are the meanest three farmers you cou... More

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    6th September 2007

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the world's NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER, James and the Giant peach is a children's classic that has captured young reade... More

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    3rd March 2016

    James and the Giant Peach

    Puffin Audiobooks presents a brand new recording of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, to be read by Green Wing act... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Mr Stink

    NEW BOOK AND CD PACK - The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David... More

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    2nd January 2014

    The Boy in the Dress

    NEW BOOK AND CD PACK - The sparkling debut children's novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest gro... More

    (22 reviews)
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    7th July 2016

    Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)

    Roald Dahl's irreverent and hilarious collection, Revolting Rhymes. This book is filled with revolting rhymes. (Be war... More

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    7th February 2013

    BFG

    "A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants gu... More

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    7th February 2013

    The Witches

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themsel... More

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    11th February 2016

    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Billy's biggest wish is to turn a wei... More

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    11th February 2016

    The Magic Finger

    Every Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunti... More

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    22nd February 2018

    Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

    Enter the world of James and the Giant Peach, and head off on an incredible insect adventure. Now you can join James, T... More

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    14th June 2018

    Roald Dahl's Opposites: (Lift-the-Flap)

    Learn your opposites with Roald Dahl's Opposites, from the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller (and with a little help from t... More

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    11th February 2016

    Danny the Champion of the World

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World'... More

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    11th February 2016

    Esio Trot

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! This is the wonderful and warm-hearted... More

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    30th May 2016

    The Enormous Crocodile (Colour Edition)

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! The Enormous Crocodile is planning wh... More

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    14th June 2018

    Roald Dahl's 123: (Counting Board Book)

    *Learn to count with Roald Dahl, the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller!* Introduce titchy toddlers to the magical world o... More

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    7th September 2017

    Billy and the Minpins (illustrated by Quentin Blake)

    A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME. Pre-order now to complete your collection in time... More

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    4th March 2010

    Mister Magnolia

    Mr Magnolia has only one boot. He has an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot - And two lovely sisters who play on the flut... More

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    3rd March 2016

    The Enormous Crocodile

    The Enormous Crocodile is planning what to have for his lunch. This foul fiend - the greediest croc in the whole river -... More

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    11th February 2016

    Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! WHOOSH! Inside the Great Glass Elevat... More

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    3rd March 2016

    Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Puffin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, read by the actor Douglas Hodge. T... More

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    3rd June 2010

    BFG

    Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants guzzle up whoppsy-whiffling human beans. And there's only o... More

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    4th September 2014

    James and the Giant Peach

    An enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James's parents. And it gets worse! James is packed off to live... More

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    1st February 2013

    Danny the Champion of the World

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams Danny and his father outwit their greedy, rich neighbour, M... More

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    1st September 2016

    The BFG

    A splendiferous new hardback of THE BFG, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylis... More

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    31st March 2016

    The Roald Dahl Treasury

    The Roald Dahl Treasury is a delightful collection by and about the World's Number One Storyteller.Four exciting section... More

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    2nd June 2016

    The BFG

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY STEVEN SPIELBERG, starring Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as THE BFG! On a dark, silver... More

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    4th February 2008

    Michael Rosen's Sad Book

    A heartbreakingly honest account of a father's grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of a current and a former ... More

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    6th September 2012

    Fantastic Mr Dahl

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Life story of Roald Dahl, World's No.1 storyteller, creator... More

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    1st February 2013

    The Magic Finger

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storytelle... More

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    6th March 2014

    Esio Trot

    Roald Dahl's Esio Trot is a wonderful, warm-hearted love story which tells of Mr Hoppy, Mrs Silver and the tortoise who ... More

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    2nd April 2009

    The Wild Washerwomen

    'Look out, the wild washerwomen are coming!' Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too mu... More

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    30th September 2010

    Mouse Trouble

    The grumpy miller is having mouse trouble, so he buys himself a large tabby cat. Fortunately for the mice, the cat is to... More

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    3rd September 1992

    The Vicar of Nibbleswicke

    The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and acutely embarrassing condition: Back-to-Front Dyslexia. It affects only hi... More

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    1st September 2013

    Rosie's Magic Horse

    A story that could have come only from the imagination of Russell Hoban, vividly brought to life by the picture-book sup... More

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    11th February 2016

    Going Solo

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventur... More

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    25th October 1984

    Dirty Beasts

    From pigs to crocodiles and tummy beasts to porcupines, these poems should keep children amused for hours.... More

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    5th September 2013

    Boy: Tales of Childhood

    Puffin presents the new, unabridged audiobook edition of Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography Boy, read by Dan Stevens... More

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    30th September 2016

    Esio Trot (Colour Edition)

    Esio Trot by Roald Dahl - the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller. High up in a tall building lives Mr Hoppy all alone. Down... More

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    2nd April 1998

    Clown

    * INTERNATIONAL BOLOGNA RAGAZZI AWARD WINNER 1996 * SMARTIES BOOK PRIZE CATEGORY WINNER 1996 * KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL SHOR... More

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    7th September 2000

    Zagazoo

    Zagazoo is a baby like no other. In this quite exceptional picture book young readers will be delighted by the hilariou... More

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    7th February 2013

    Esio Trot

    This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot. Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, an... More

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    2nd September 2010

    Esio Trot

    Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately, she lav... More

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    18th October 2010

    Quentin Blake's Magical Tales

    A brand new collection of tales from Quentin Blake and John Yeoman Wonderfully retold magical folk tales from aro... More

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    6th October 2011

    Sixes and Sevens

    When Barnaby sets off on his raft, his mother tells him to stop at each village on the way to Limber Lea. Along the way ... More

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    4th September 2006

    On Angel Wings

    On Angel Wings is a beautifully poignant and atmospheric Christmas story from War Horse author Michael Morpurgo and Roal... More

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    4th July 2013

    Going Solo

    The second part of Roald Dahl's remarkable life story, following on from Boy. When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England f... More

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    30th August 2012

    Dirty Beasts

    Meet the dirtiest beasts in the world! The comic creations in these rhymes can be bloodthirsty, gruesome and often act i... More

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    2nd September 1997

    Roald Dahl Treasury,The

    Whether a beautiful gift for the Dahl fan or a stunning introduction to Roald Dahl's work; this superb hardback is jampa... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

    A new unique Roald Dahl Dictionary from Oxford. This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect an '... More

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    2nd June 2016

    The Magic Finger: (Colour Edition)

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Every Saturday morning the Greg famil... More

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    4th September 2006

    James and the Giant Peach

    NEW Read and Respond is back by popular demand and ready for the 21st Century. The completely new text provides teachers... More

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    1st September 2016

    The Tale of Kitty In Boots

    "A serious, well-behaved young black cat, who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains." When Miss Kitty snea... More

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    13th March 1995

    Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Charlie and Willy Wonka are back, this time in a fantastic journey to outer space in their glass elevator.... More

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    20th July 2009

    Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

    The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Seven wonderful tales to enthrall readers (a... More

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    17th June 2008

    Monsters

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    2nd June 2016

    Monsters

    Join troll Hairy Harry and his monster mates in Monsters : First Sticker Story Fun as they prepare for the ... More

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    13th December 2005

    The Midnight Folk

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    1st June 2017

    Wizzil

    Wizzil the witch is bored stiff and out to cause trouble at Frimp Farm. Little does she know that she will meet her matc... More

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    15th August 2012

    Yr CMM

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    12th May 2015

    Y Gwrachod

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    20th February 1992

    Ace Dragon

    One of a series of early reading books with large print and colour illustrations, this is the story of a dragon who wear... More

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    28th July 2007

    Uncle

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    1st September 2005

    D is for Dahl: A Gloriumptious A-Z Guide to the World of Roald Dahl

    From Aardvark to Zipfizzing, this is THE alphabetical guide to everything you ever needed to know - and a lot that you d... More

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    1st April 2010

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: With pictures by Quentin Blake

    Based on the smash-hit musical that has become one of the most popular children's plays of all time, this beautiful bo... More

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    4th May 2000

    The Green Ship

    Two children find the Green Ship when they climb over the wall into what is more like a forest than a garden. The ship h... More

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    30th August 2007

    Dahlmanac 2

    It's a Roald Dahl extravaganza!Interesting diseases, the most heroic animals, beards, disguises, quizzes and pirates - y... More

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    3rd October 1996

    Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book

    One of a series of small-format paperback editions of popular picture books, this is a collection of quirky nursery rhym... More

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    24th July 2007

    Geordie's Mingin Medicine

    Geordie's grannie is a crabbit auld grumph. As far as she's concerned, Geordie can do nothing right. But, when the time ... More

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    1st April 2015

    A Near Thing for Captain Najork

    Another classic from Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake, featuring a jam-powered frog and an eccentric headmistress ... as ... More

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    1st February 2005

    You're Thinking About Tomatoes

    A sequel to the very popular You're Thinking About Doughnuts. Frank is back among the ruins of the past again, this time... More

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    1st November 2014

    The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant

    A hilarious romp that begins with a wobbly table ... and ends with a bunch of dancing elephants!"This table," said the m... More

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    6th October 2011

    Bananas in My Ears

    A comic collection of verse from the illustrious pairing of two former Children's Laureates. From the chaos of breakfas... More

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    14th January 2006

    The Box of Delights

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    11th February 2016

    The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr Willy Wonka

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator together in a single bumper volume with phizz... More

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    4th July 2013

    Rhyme Stew

    A collection of irreverant rhymes featuring characters from fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes - as you've never see... More

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    5th March 2015

    Roald Dahl Treasury

    This wonderful collection is divided into four themed sections - Animals; Magic; Family, Friends and Foes; and Matters o... More

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    4th September 2014

    George's Marvellous Medicine

    Most grandmas are kind and helpful ladies. Not George's grandma. She's a grumpy and grizzly old grouch and George wants ... More

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    7th November 2013

    Enormous Crocodile

    The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other a... More

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    1st October 2015

    2015 Edition Quentin Blake's A Christmas Carol

    A beautiful edition of Dickens's timeless Christmas classic. A Christmas Carol is the book that defines the Christmas sp... More

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    11th June 2009

    Spagan Ag Obair

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    3rd February 2000

    Mrs.Armitage and the Big Wave

    MINI TREASURES: delightful mini picture books to treasure forever. ONE STORMY NIGHT 'One Stormy night, the wind was howl... More

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    2nd September 2010

    Giraffe And The Pelly And Me

    Take a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey, and what do you have? The w... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Witches

    The Grand High Witch of all the World has gathered together the witches of England for an annual conference at the Hotel... More

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    30th August 2012

    Enormous Crocodile

    Squish crunch gollop - a very hungry, very enormous crocodile can't wait to fill his empty tummy with a fat juicy child.... More

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    27th September 2012

    Roald Dahl: Three Tales of Magic and Mischief

    A marvellous mix - this wonderful hardback bind-up contains George's "Marvellous Medicine", "Matilda", and "The Witches"... More

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    6th March 2003

    George's Marvellous Medicine

    George's Grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish old woman with pale brown teeth and a small puckered up mouth like a dog'... More

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    15th October 2015

    Gabriel-Ernest and Other Tales

    The local landowner Van Cheele experiences an unnerving encounter with a youth sunning himself near a pond, and starts t... More

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    17th November 1997

    L' Enorme Crocodile

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    1st August 2000

    The Spiral Stair

    With Noah the boa using his coils to work the doughnut machine and with the three giraffes tangled upon the spiral stair... More

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    1st June 2002

    The Boy Who Sprouted Antlers

    "What about growing horns then?" challenged Melanie. "I will then!" shouted Billy. Immediately he has taken up the chall... More

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    1st February 1996

    Ffi Ffai Ffiaidd

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    1st July 2005

    Mortimer and the Sword Excalibur

    This is the fifth title to be published by Barn Owl about Arabel and her beloved but impossible raven, Mortimer. An enor... More

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    3rd September 2009

    Great Day For Up

    A new edition of Dr. Seuss's much-loved classic, `Great Day for Up'! With wonderful illustrations from children's favour... More

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    2nd June 2007

    Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy

    "You Can't Catch Me" and "You Can't Put Mustard in the Custard" were first published twenty-five years ago and were grou... More

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    1st October 2001

    Mortimer's Bread Bin

    Mortimer the Raven is causing yet more chaos and mayhem in Rumbury Town. Things get even worse when Arabel takes Mortime... More

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    27th September 2012

    Great Day for Up

    Two giants of children's publishing - Dr. Seuss and Quentin Blake - come together for this joyous celebration of life.... More

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    28th August 2014

    Esio Trot: Book & Toy Boxset

    Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately, she lav... More

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    1st June 2001

    Great Piratical Rumbustification & the Librarian and the Robbers

    Wild and wonderful, these stories will appeal to all readers of fine children's literature, and Blake's illustrations, f... More

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    5th April 2012

    The Great Piratical Rumbustification

    Yo ho ho! All across the city, the pirates are getting restless and long for a party. So when a retired pirate comes t... More

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    4th October 2001

    Arabel's Raven

    The first story about Arabel and her pet raven Mortimer. In Arabel's Raven, Mr Jones, while driving his taxi, notives so... More

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    6th May 2010

    Spotty Powder and Other Splendiferous Secrets

    This is a treasure trove of Dahl! Amazing facts - some funny, some silly - and an original chapter from "Charlie and the... More

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    5th September 2013

    Matilda

    Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Und... More

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    7th July 2011

    Beatrice and Vanessa

    Beatrice, the ewe, and Vanessa, the nanny-goat, have spent their whole lives chomping and nattering in the same field. O... More

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    1st September 2008

    The Box of Delights

    This is a new edition of a classic text - with stunning illustrations from a much-loved illustrator.'And now, Master Har... More

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    19th December 2013

    Complete Uncle

    The complete set of Uncle books, by J.P Martin and illustrated by Sir Quentin Blake, is being re-published in a deluxe h... More

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    3rd November 2011

    Matilda (Theatre Tie-in)

    Matilda is a brilliant and sensitive child, but her parents think of her only as a nuisance. Even before she is five yea... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Magic Finger

    The Magic Finger is something I've been able to do my whole life. I can't tell you how I do it, because I don't even kno... More

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    25th March 2008

    The Sleekit Mr Tod

    Doon in the glen there were three ferms. The men that had these ferms were aboot as scunnersome and grippy as ony men ye... More

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    1st August 2015

    The Spiral Stair

    With Noah the boa using his coils to work the doughnut machine and with the three giraffes tangled upon the spiral sta... More

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    1st June 2015

    Arabel, Mortimer and the Escaped Black Mamba

    When Arabel and the raven Mortimer spend a fun-packed evening with their favourite babysitter, Chris Cross, they have ... More

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    14th March 2015

    Arabel's Raven

    The first story about Arabel and her pet raven Mortimer. In Arabel's Raven, Mr Jones, while driving his taxi, notices ... More

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    22nd October 2013

    How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen

    A classic tale of the triumph of fooling-around fun over humourless no-nonsense adult disapproval!Tom loves to fool arou... More

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    1st June 2015

    Ace Dragon Ltd

    A fire-breathing dragon takes a boy on a fantastic sky-high adventure in this irresistible Hoban and Blake classic.From ... More

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    1st August 2015

    Mortimer and the Sword Excalibur

    This is the fifth title about Arabel and her beloved but impossible raven, Mortimer. An enormous hole is being dug in ... More

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    1st April 2014

    The Rain Door

    A young boy's fantastic and fantastical trip of discovery beyond the real world ... with a horn that goes GAHOOGA! One ... More

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    5th September 2013

    Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem

    Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem. Yucky! Where do you hide a glass eye? Sticky! How do you booby trap a peach? Tricky! W... More

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    4th July 2013

    The Roald Dahl Quiz Book

    Guaranteed to challenge, delight and amuse Dahl enthusiasts everywhere. Here are over 300 questions and answers based on... More

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    4th September 2008

    The Roald Dahl Quiz Book

    Guaranteed to challenge, delight and amuse Dahl enthusiasts everywhere. Here are over 300 questions and answers based on... More

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    1st April 2013

    The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr Willy Wonka

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator together in a single bumper volume.Charlie an... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Matilda

    "A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the... More

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    8th October 2015

    Christmas Stories

    Curl up by the fireside with an enchanting collection of Christmas stories from Britain's best-loved children's author, ... More

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    6th March 2003

    Matilda

    Matilda is a brilliant and sensitive child, but her parents think of her only as a nuisance. Even before she is five yea... More

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    1st May 2014

    Magic Finger

    This is the story of a little girl with magical powers. When someone makes her angry she zaps a punishment on them with ... More

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    9th May 1998

    All Join in

    A musical interpretation of some of Quentin Blake's favourite stories including "All Join In", "Mr Magnolia", "Mrs Armi... More

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    7th September 1995

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