Most widely held works about Quentin Blake
Most widely held works by Quentin Blake
Matilda by Roald Dahl ( Book )
170 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 28 languages and held by 4,275 libraries worldwide
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.
The BFG by Roald Dahl ( Book )
96 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 3,984 libraries worldwide
Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
The witches by Roald Dahl ( Book )
109 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 20 languages and held by 3,518 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.
The twits by Roald Dahl ( Book )
67 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys.
Great day for up by Seuss ( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 2,862 libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up."
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl ( Book )
133 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 19 languages and held by 2,856 libraries worldwide
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.
The enormous crocodile by Roald Dahl ( Book )
69 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 2,645 libraries worldwide
The enormous crocodile devises secret plans and a few clever tricks to secure his lunch only to have them foiled by his neighbors.
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl ( Book )
47 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,444 libraries worldwide
Shy Mr. Hoppy devises a plan to win the heart of his true love by teaching her a spell to make her tortoise grow bigger. Mr. Hoppy keeps substituting ever-larger tortoises for Mrs. Silver's pet Alfie, in hopes of convincing her to marry him. Mr. Hoppy is smitten with Mrs. Silver, whose main concern is her tortoise. Mr. Hoppy's love for the flowers he grows on his balcony is exceeded only by his love for Mrs. Silver, the lady who lives in the apartment right below his. But because of Mr. Hoppy's shyness and Mrs. SIlver's preoccupation with her pet tortoise, his love remains unrequited, until he shares four "magic" words with Mrs. Silver.
George's marvelous medicine by Roald Dahl ( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,357 libraries worldwide
George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her.
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl ( Book )
66 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,974 libraries worldwide
Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.
The giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl ( Book )
49 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,970 libraries worldwide
A small boy with a desire to own a candy shop meets a window-washing team of a giraffe, a pelican, and a monkey and together they go to work for the wealthy Duke of Hampshire, who makes all their dreams come true.
Charlie and the great glass elevator by Roald Dahl ( Book )
55 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
Taking up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory leaves off, Charlie, his family, and Mr. Wonka find themselves launched into space in the great glass elevator.
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl ( Book )
45 editions published between 1889 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
Michael Rosen's sad book by Michael Rosen ( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,701 libraries worldwide
The author tells about all the emotions that accompany his sadness over the death of his son, and how he tries to cope.
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl ( Book )
64 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl ( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Welsh and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
Recipes for Willy Wonka's Nutty Crunch Suprise, George's Marvelous Medicine Chicken Soup and other dishes featured in Roald Dahl's stories.
Danny the champion of the world by Roald Dahl ( Book )
43 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.
Wizzil by William Steig ( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
A bored witch causes trouble when she decides to take revenge on an old man, but her mischief leads to a happy ending.
The magic finger by Roald Dahl ( Book )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Angered by a neighboring family's sport hunting, an eight-year-old girl turns her magic finger on them.
The vicar of Nibbleswicke by Roald Dahl ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
The vicar's speech impediment leads to holy hysteria in an otherwise quiet country parish.
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Blake, Quentin, 1932-
Blake-Yeoman, Quentin 1932-
Blīk, Quintīn 1932-
Bŭlreik‘ŭ, K‘went‘in, 1932-
Bureiku, Kuentin 1932-
Pŭlreik, K'oentin 1932-
Quentin Blake lived1932
Scottish Gaelic (15)
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