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Blake, Quentin

Overview
Works: 1,651 works in 5,722 publications in 23 languages and 170,090 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous stories  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fantasy fiction  Humorous poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Translator, Interviewee, Correspondent, Recipient, 9pu, Originator, Contributor
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 )
236 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 8,407 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 )
86 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 7,034 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )
118 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 6,007 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 witches by Roald Dahl( Book )
95 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,985 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 )
72 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 5,273 libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Twit hate almost everything, including their trained monkeys, the Muggle -Wumps. But now the Muggle-Wumps want revenge
George's marvelous medicine by Roald Dahl( Book )
86 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 4,927 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 )
65 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,279 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 )
48 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,670 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 )
53 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,558 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 )
61 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Indonesian and held by 3,512 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 )
53 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,403 libraries worldwide
A small boy with a desire to own a candy shop meets a window-washing team composed 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 )
59 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 3,305 libraries worldwide
James has lived with his beastly Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker ever since the day his parents were eaten up outside London Zoo by an angry escaped rhinoceros. Then something very peculiar and magical happens that will whisk James away from his wretched existence and take him on an unbelievable journey! A fantasy tale
Great day for up by Seuss( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 3,287 libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up."
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl( Book )
65 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,099 libraries worldwide
Presents humorous retellings of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after
Danny, the champion of the world by Roald Dahl( Book )
48 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 2,779 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
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,747 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 )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,440 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 1,836 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 )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
The vicar's speech impediment leads to holy hysteria in an otherwise quiet country parish
Wizzil by William Steig( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,614 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
 
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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 (1,159)
French (32)
Spanish (30)
Catalan (9)
Dutch (8)
Slovenian (8)
Basque (7)
Italian (6)
Swedish (5)
Chinese (4)
Galician (4)
German (3)
Turkish (3)
Finnish (3)
Indonesian (2)
Croatian (2)
Persian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Welsh (1)
Korean (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
Esperanto (1)
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