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.
To celebrate Pride and Prejudice turning 200 on Monday we have put together a few of our favourite quotes from one of the most loved novels of all time.On January 25, 2013
Fleur lives with her husband and two children on a station near Esperance in Western Australia, where she is very involved in the daily management of their 8000 acres. She...On April 10, 2013
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This week we are reading and will be reviewing Mary Bennet by Jennifer Paynter.On July 10, 2012
Little, Brown has just secured a two book deal with 27-year-old Australian Hannah Kent. The first novel, Burial Rites, is about the last woman to be beheaded, in front of the...On July 13, 2012
It has been nine years since Jeffrey Eugenides released his Pulitzer Prize winner, Middlesex.On March 19, 2012