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Blake, Quentin

BLAKE, Quentin

BLAKE, Quentin. British, b. 1932. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Illustrator for various British magazines, including Punch and Spectator, and for children's and educational books, 1948-. Visiting Tutor, 1986-, and Visiting Professor, 1989-, Royal Coll. of Art, London (Tutor, School of Graphic Design, 1965-78; Head of the Illustration Dept., 1978-86). Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED: Patrick, 1968; Jack and Nancy, 1969; A Band of Angels, 1969: Angelo, 1970; Snuff, 1973; Lester at the Seaside, 1975; Lester and the Unusual Pet, 1975; The Adventures of Lester, 1978; (ed.) Custard and Company: Poems by Ogden Nash, 1979; Mister Magnolia, 1980; Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book, 1983; The Story of the Dancing Frog, 1984; Mrs. Armitage on Wheels, 1987; Quentin Blake's ABC, 1989; All Join In, 1991; Cockatoos, 1992; Simpkin, 1993; Clown, 1995; The Quentin Blake Book of Nonsense Verse, 1995; The Quentin Blake Book of Nonsense Stories, 1996; Ten Frogs, 1997; The Green Ship, 1998; (with J. Yeoman) Up with Birds, 1998; Zagazoo, 1998; Fantastic Daisy Artichoke, 1999; Mrs. Armitage and the Big Wave, 1998; (with J. Cassidy) Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered, 1999; Loveykins, 2002; Magic Pencil, 2002; Tell Me a Picture, 2003; Mrs. Armitage: Queen of the Road, 2003. Illustrator of books by R. Dahl; R. Hoban, M.-A. and E. Murail, B. Pitzorno, W. Steig. Address: c/o A.P. Watt Ltd., 20 John St, London WC1N 2DR, England. Online address:

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