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Blake, Quentin

Works: 1,418 works in 5,526 publications in 30 languages and 165,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous stories  Pictorial works  Poetry  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Translator, Interviewee, Correspondent, Recipient, Collaborator, 9pu, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.D1515, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Publications about Quentin Blake
Publications by Quentin Blake
Most widely held works by Quentin Blake
Charlie and the great glass elevator: the further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka, chocolate-maker extraordinary by Roald Dahl( Book )
211 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 9,565 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
Matilda by Roald Dahl( Book )
231 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 22 languages and held by 8,193 libraries worldwide
Five-year old Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding, but they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has supernatural powers
The BFG by Roald Dahl( Book )
83 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6,834 libraries worldwide
Kidsnatched from her orphanage 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 )
89 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,813 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 )
71 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 5,114 libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys
George's marvelous medicine by Roald Dahl( Book )
140 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 5,045 libraries worldwide
George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her
The enormous crocodile by Roald Dahl( Book )
115 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,431 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 )
76 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,828 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Book )
78 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 3,719 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mr. Fox and three mean farmers who want to destroy the fox and his family
The giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl( Book )
87 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,643 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
James and the giant peach : a children's story. by Roald Dahl( Book )
90 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,329 libraries worldwide
Wonderful adventures abound after James escapes from his fearful aunts by rolling away inside a giant peach
Great day for up by Theodor Seuss Geisel( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 3,272 libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up."
Danny, the champion of the world by Roald Dahl( Book )
70 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,768 libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,735 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
The magic finger by Roald Dahl( Book )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,382 libraries worldwide
Angered by a neighboring family's sport hunting, an eight-year-old girl turns her magic finger on them
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl( Book )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,151 libraries worldwide
Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after
Michael Rosen's sad book by Michael Rosen( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,846 libraries worldwide
A man tells about all the emotions that accompany his sadness over the death of his son, and how he tries to cope
The vicar of Nibbleswicke by Roald Dahl( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and embarrassing condition: Back-to-Front Dyslexia
Wizzil by William Steig( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,612 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
Clown by Quentin Blake( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
After being discarded, Clown makes his way through town having a series of adventures as he tries to find a home for himself and his other toy friends
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Alternative Names
Blake, Quentin
Blake, Quentin, 1932-
Blake, Quentin Saxby 1932-
Blake-Yeoman, Quentin 1932-
Bleiks, Kventins
Blīk, Quintīn 1932-
Bŭlreik‘ŭ, K‘went‘in, 1932-
Bureiku, Kuentin 1932-
Pŭlreik, K'oentin 1932-
Quentin Blake
בלייק, קוונטין
בליק, קונטין
בליק, קונטן, 1932-
ブレイク, Q
ブレイク, クウェンティン
ブレイク, クェンティン
ブレイク, クエンティン
English (1,102)
French (107)
Spanish (103)
Italian (42)
Catalan (32)
Dutch (27)
Swedish (16)
German (16)
Slovenian (15)
Japanese (14)
Finnish (12)
Basque (10)
Welsh (9)
Polish (8)
Turkish (8)
Galician (6)
Chinese (4)
Hebrew (4)
Danish (4)
Russian (4)
Portuguese (3)
Indonesian (3)
Croatian (3)
Korean (3)
Persian (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Scots (1)
Czech (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Norwegian (1)
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