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Blake, Quentin

Overview
Works: 1,232 works in 5,934 publications in 38 languages and 173,105 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous stories  Pictorial works  Poetry  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction  Illustrations  Humorous poetry  Fairy tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Translator, Interviewee, Recipient, Correspondent, Contributor, 9pu, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.D1515, [FIC]
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Publications about Quentin Blake
Publications by Quentin Blake
Most widely held works by Quentin Blake
Matilda by Roald Dahl( Book )
277 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 32 languages and held by 8,680 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 )
157 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 7,813 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 )
173 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 6,583 libraries worldwide
Een 7-jarige jongen heeft van zijn oma geleerd hoe hij heksen kan herkennen. Toch lukt het hen om hem in een muis te veranderen. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )
124 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 6,197 libraries worldwide
Mr Wonka's inventions are out of this world. He's thought up every kind of sweet imaginable in his amazing chocolate factory, but no one has ever seen inside, or met Mr Wonka! Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a golden ticket and wins the trip of a lifetime around the famous chocolate factory. He still could never have dreamed what surprises lie in store!
The twits by Roald Dahl( Book )
112 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 5,759 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 )
161 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 5,478 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 )
131 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,587 libraries worldwide
The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl( Book )
102 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 4,167 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 )
91 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,051 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mr. Fox and three mean farmers who want to destroy the fox and his family
Charlie and the great glass elevator : the further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka, chocolate-maker extraordinary by Roald Dahl( Book )
75 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,871 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
The giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl( Book )
82 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,804 libraries worldwide
The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn't. They don't need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and Billy as their manager, this business is destined for success. Now they have their big break--a chance to clean all 677 windows of the Hampshire House, owned by the richest man in all of England! That's exciting enough, but along the way there are surprises and adventures beyond their wildest window-washing dreams
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl( Book )
116 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,640 libraries worldwide
Presents humorous retellings of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after
James and the giant peach : a children's story. by Roald Dahl( Book )
78 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,464 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
Great day for up by Seuss( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 3,311 libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up."
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl( Book )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,943 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 )
64 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,853 libraries worldwide
Danny thinks the world of his father, but imagine his surprise when he finds out he's been breaking the law! Even grown-ups bend the rules sometimes, but Danny knows his father is still good, kind and clever and full of exciting ideas
The magic finger by Roald Dahl( Book )
66 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,740 libraries worldwide
A story of a little girl with magical powers. When someone makes her angry she zaps a punishment on them with her magic flashing finger
Michael Rosen's sad book by Michael Rosen( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,844 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
The vicar of Nibbleswicke by Roald Dahl( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and embarrassing condition: Back-to-Front Dyslexia
Wizzil by William Steig( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,631 libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Heksen Wizzil keder sig. Hun beslutter sig for at drille familien Frimp. Da gamle tandløse DeWitt Frimp redder hende fra at drukne, forelsker de sig i hinanden
 
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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
Languages
English (1,192)
Spanish (149)
French (128)
Italian (80)
Dutch (74)
Catalan (57)
Japanese (27)
Polish (24)
Swedish (23)
German (21)
Chinese (19)
Basque (17)
Slovenian (17)
Finnish (14)
Welsh (12)
Galician (11)
Scots (9)
Korean (9)
Afrikaans (8)
Czech (7)
Danish (6)
Persian (5)
Thai (5)
Portuguese (4)
Norwegian (4)
Turkish (3)
Croatian (3)
Russian (3)
Indonesian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Romanian (2)
Slovak (2)
Arabic (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Frisian (1)
Sinhalese (1)
Esperanto (1)
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