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‘I Saw a Peacock’: The 400 Year-Old Nonsense Poem

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle analyses a poem that represents the meeting-point of ancient riddle and modern nonsense ‘I Saw a Peacock’ is an anonymous nonsense poem that is included in Quentin Blake’s The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse (Puffin Poetry), a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-07-03 14:00:44 UTC ]
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Quentin Blake to self-produce 20 books of drawings

Sir Quentin Blake is releasing a series of 20 large format books of drawings over the course of a year in a project distributed through Thames & Hudson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 10:57:28 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s signs three more from Blake and Chichester Clark

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired three more books by Quentin Blake and Emma Chichester Clark, including a follow-up to their picture book Three Little Monkeys.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 08:55:50 UTC ]
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Illustrators band together to celebrate Europe in new Scheffler book

Axel Scheffler is spearheading a project to publish a book of illustrations by Judith Kerr, Quentin Blake, Chris Riddell and more, celebrating Europe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake and Gaiman help raise £160k for House of Illustration

  Quentin Blake and Neil Gaiman were among the authors and illustrators who helped to raise more than  £160,000 for the House of Illustration on Monday evening (11th December). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH marks 50 years of publishing 'magical' Quentin Blake

Penguin Random House has celebrated 50 years of publishing Quentin Blake with an event which the illustrator described as the “most rewarding experience” of his life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Field up twice for Sainsbury's Children’s Book Awards

Sainsbury’s has announced the Children’s Book Awards shortlist which features Adrian Edmondson, Quentin Blake and Oliver Jeffers, with illustrator Jim Field appearing twice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' unique responses to Austen auctioned by RSL

Authors and artists including Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel and Quentin Blake have created one-off, hand-written responses to Jane Austen to be auctioned in aid of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quentin Blake to illustrate Folio Society edition of Riddley Walker

The Folio Society has published 1,000 limited editions of Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban with illustrations by Sir Quentin Blake and a postscript from the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riddell and Blake illustrations auctioned at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s will next week auction artwork by illustrators Chris Riddell and Quentin Blake, as well as celebrities like Eric Clapton, Brian Eno and Peter Capaldi, to raise money for the House of Illustration, according to the Guardian. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quentin Blake in HCCB picture book collaboration

HarperCollins Children’s Books is to publish a picture book by Sir Quentin Blake and Emma Chichester Clarke in a “landmark acquisition”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl scores first number one in book chart

Roald Dahl has scored his first ever Official Top 50 number one, as World Book Day title The Great Mouse Plot (Puffin) leapfrogged Cavan Scott’s The Escape: Star Wars (Egmont). The Great Mouse Plot, illustrated by Quentin Blake, sold 32,096 copies for £32,096, according to Nielsen BookScan’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish 'lost' Beatrix Potter story

Frederick Warne & Co, an imprint of Penguin Random House Children’s, will this September release a previously unpublished children’s story by Beatrix Potter, with new illustrations by Quentin Blake. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legendary publisher Klaus Flugge launches picture book prize

New picture book prize will recognise exciting newcomersKlaus Flugge, the publisher who launched the careers of some of our best-loved picture book illustrators, from Quentin Blake and Chris Riddell to David McKee, Tony Ross, Michael Foreman and Emma Chichester Clark, is launching his own book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake, Ahlberg, Jeffers and Gaiman in line for ALMA

Shirley Hughes, Quentin Blake and Allan Ahlberg are just some of the UK-based authors longlisted for the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) for outstanding commitment to children’s literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quentin Blake criticises colouring books

Quentin Blake has warned that colouring books can limit children’s imaginations, according to the Times. The illustrator told the newspaper that he is “completely against” the use of colouring in as a way of teaching children to draw. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quentin Blake to publish 'inclusive' children’s book

Sir Quentin Blake has written and illustrated a children’s book for 5-7 year olds, The Five... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake wins Eleanor Farjeon award

Quentin Blake has won the 2012 Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of outstanding commitment and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin plans peachy Dahl celebration

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 15:15 James, Aunts Spiker and Sponge, as well as the Centi­pede, Ladybird and Earthworm will be celebrated this spring as Puffin publishes a 50th anniversary edition of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, and launches a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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