Quentin Blake Books

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Hoban, Russell
From renowned picture book creators Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake, the story of Ace Dragon LTD. who isn t so limited after all.
When John notices a manhole cover with the words "ACE DRAGON LTD. "written across it, he can't help but investigate what lies beneath. And so begins an unusual friendship between a boy and a dragon named Ace, who wears two pairs of Wellington boots and loves skywriting with fire, flying stunts to the moon, and turning gold into straw. With so many talents, John wonders if, unlike his moniker, Ace really isn't so limited after all!"
Item No. 9780763674823
$16.99
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Yeoman, John
The bear's plans go awry in this welcome paperback reissue ofQuentin Blake'sfirst full-color picturebook, perfect for talking about sharing and the seasonsThe bear is behaving very strangely indeed: collecting moss, logs, and branches to build a winter house. The other animals think this is silly, and laugh at him, but when winter comes, bear is cozy in his house while the other animals suffer in the cold. Being a very kind bear, he invites the others in; but unfortunately for the bear, they are too excited to sleepit seems he will get no rest at all this winter. But when spring arrives, he finds a solution."
Item No. 9781842709160
$12.99
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Blake, Quentin
Quentin Blake (b. 1932) is one of the best-known and best-loved illustrators in the world, having created brilliant and iconic characters for Roald Dahl, Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken, and Michael Rosen. He has won numerous awards, including the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration. In Beyond the Page, Blake writes about his works since 2000, vividly describing his processes, his collaborators, his travels, and his various projects and commissions, including his "illustrated walls" projects for hospitals in Great Britain and France. Generously illustrated with 240 full-color reproductions of his inimitable work, this is an unsurpassed collection of Blake's achievements, which, together with his fascinating story, make it a must for aficionados and professionals alike.
Item No. 9781849760836
$32.00
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Dahl, Roald
From the author of The BFG and Matilda!
Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
Item No. 9780142410318
$7.99
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Dahl, Roald
From the bestselling author of Matilda and The BFG!
Last seen flying through the sky in a giant elevator in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket's back for another adventure. When the giant elevator picks up speed, Charlie, Willy Wonka, and the gang are sent hurtling through space and time. Visiting the world'' first space hotel, battling the dreaded Vermicious Knids, and saving the world are only a few stops along this remarkable, intergalactic joyride.
Item No. 9780142410325
$7.99
Danny the Champion of the World
Dahl, Roald
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG!

Danny has a life any boy would love--his home is a gypsy caravan, he's the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world.

Item No. 9780142410332
$7.99
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Dahl, Roald

Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox!
Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief--it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox--Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

Item No. 9780142410349
$7.99
George's Marvelous Medicine
Dahl, Roald
A taste of her own medicine.

George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma's in for the surprise of her life--and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!

Item No. 9780142410356
$7.99
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Mahy, Margaret
In these two stories the protagonists have mischievous fun with a former pirate and a band of robbers.
Item No. 9781567921694
$8.95
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John Yeoman
Once upon a time, a heron and a crane lived at opposite ends of a swamp. One day, Crane realises he is lonely, and decides it’s high time he got married, and it seems obvious to him that he should ask Heron to be his wife. So, after grooming himself very carefully, he crosses the swamp to propose. But life is never simple and proposing turns out to be more difficult than Crane could ever have imagined.
Item No. 9781849392006
$9.99
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportmen
Hoban, Russell
Tom likes fooling around and is rather good at it, much to the annoyance of his Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong. So one day this fearsome lady decides to teach Tom a lesson and summons Captain Najork and his Hired Sportsmen to play womble, muck and sneedball. Can it possibly end well for all concerned?
Item No. 9781567923223
$7.95
James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl
When James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, the peach at the very top of the tree starts growing. Before long it's as big as a house, and James discovers a secret entranceway into the mammoth fruit. When he crawls inside, James meets a bunch of friendly oversized insects. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling, and the adventure begins! Fans of this popular story will delight in the new humorous illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Item No. 9780141304670
$7.99
Matilda
Dahl, Roald
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG!
Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it!

-Matilda will surely go straight to children's hearts.- --The New York Times Book Review

Item No. 9780142410370
$7.99
Mouse Trouble
Yeoman, John

Last chance! This book is out-of-print and we don't have many copies left. Get it while you can!

Back in print, an exuberant and funny Yeoman-Blake story in which hundreds of mice trick a grumpy miller
The grumpy miller is having mouse trouble, so he buys himself a large tabby cat. Fortunately for the mice, the cat is too unfit to catch even a single mouse. But when the miller loses his temper and threatens to drown the poor tabby, the mice decide they must intervene, as they have grown surprisingly fond of him.
Item No. 9781849392013
$9.99
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Hoban, Russell
Captain Najork has never quite got over the time that Tom beat him and his hired sportsmen at womble, muck and sneedball, so when he sees Tom hurtle past his window in a two-seater jam powered frog, he sets off in hot pursuit.
Item No. 9781567923230
$7.95
Quentin Blake's ABC
Blake, Quentin

Quentin Blake's hilarious illustrations coupled with a rhyming alphabet makes ABC as easy as 1, 2, 3!
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'A is for Apples, some green and some red"
"B is for Breakfast we're having in bed.'"
With a simple rhyming text and characteristically brilliant illustrations from Quentin Blake, this wonderful ABC is an absolute must for young children just getting to grips with their alphabet.

Item No. 9781849416887
$12.99
Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories
Yeoman, John
A pompous hippo, magical monkeys, a fearless tortoise, and a world of other amazing animals are waiting in this timeless collection of folktalesFull of stories that will entertain and get children thinking, this is abeautiful collection of 14 wonderfully told animal folk tales written by an expert storyteller and illustrated by one of the greatest children's artists working today. Stories include "The Monkey Palace," "The Turkey Girl," "How the Turtle Got His Shell," "The Cat and the Mice," and "The Impudent Little Bird.""
Item No. 9781843652953
$14.99
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Yeoman, John
A wonderful treasury oflittle-known folktalesfull of adventure, mystery, and magical fun from around the worldEscape to faraway mystical world where anything can happen: where a boy can find a belt that gives him amazing strength, where a frog can be a beautiful princess in disguise, and where princes can fly on magic carpets.Retold in wonderful detail by long-time Quentin Blake collaborator John Yeoman, these stories sparkle with enchantment, adventure, and a beautifully imagined mix of the familiar and unfamiliar."
Item No. 9781843651550
$19.99
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Quentin Blake

Traditional nursery rhymes are brought to life in this fabulous collection by Quentin Blake

In this brilliant collection of traditional rhymes, Quentin Blake is in his element. Come and join him and meet the fabulous Handy spandy (Jack a Dandy), Jack Sprat, Gregory Griggs (with 27 wigs), Terence McDiddler the three-stringer fiddler, and many, many more. With 16 catchy rhymes to chant aloud, this edition is one to treasure.

Item No. 9781849416900
$8.99
Quentin Blake: The Theater of the Page
Joanna Carey

From the exhibition Quentin Blake: The Theater of the Page, November 7, 2006 - March 11, 2007.

"An Urge to Draw" by Joanna Carey.
Catalog design by Rita Marshall.
23 Illustrations, Paper, 32 pages.
1,000 copies, First Edition.

From "Acknowledgments" by H. Nichols B. Clark:
"We are delighted to present Quentin Blake: The Theater of the Page, a selection of work from the career of this distinguished artist. In Great Britain, Blake is a national treasure; in America, he is best known for his devishly exquisite illustrations for Roald Dahl's children's books. But there is so much more, and this exhibition, while concentrating on his children's book illustration, hopes to heighten awareness of Blake's broad range of talent."

Item No. 1592880150
$13.95
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Dahl, Roald
Did you think Cinderella married the prince and lived happily ever after, or that the three little pigs outsmarted the wolf? Think again! Master storyteller Roald Dahl adds his own darkly comic twists to six favorite tales, complete with rambunctious rhymes and hilarious surprise endings.
Item No. 9780142414828
$7.99
Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes
Fison, Josie
Who but Roald Dahl could think up such mouthwatering and deliciously disgusting foods as Lickable Wallpaper, Stink Bugs Eggs, and Eatable Pillows? Now theres a practical guide to making these and other delicacies featured in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach," and Dahl's other books, with easy, step-by-step recipes that range from the delectable to the truly revolting. Quentin Blake's illustrations combine with full-color photographs of the luscious results to perfectly capture Roald Dahls wicked sense of fun. "Deliciously playful.Dahl, one suspects, would have been tickled." -- " Publishers Weekly" The late Roald Dahl was one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. Quentin Blake has illustrated more than a dozen books by Roald Dahl.
Item No. 9780140378207
$8.99
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John Yeoman

A lively and fun cumulative tale about the joy of dancing, illustrated by the inimitable Quentin Blake

Rumbelow is off to visit his grandparents, and as he sets off he feels so happy he starts to dance. Soon all the many different characters that he meets join in with his infectious dancing to his grandparents' home.

Item No. 9781849394604
$9.99
Seven Voyages of Sinbad - Hardcover


Seven wonderful early adventure tales to enthrall young readers, beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake
 
The son of a rich merchant, Sinbad spends his time squandering his wealth until he realizes that he must make better use of his fortune. So, with a ship full of valuable goods to trade, he sets sail from Baghdad on a series of seven wonderful voyages full of peril, shipwreck, heroism, danger, fabulous treasures, and terrifying monsters. Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stories created to thrill audiences.
Item No. 9781843651291
$19.99
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Yeoman, John
Counting doesn't have to be boring with this wonderfully quirky counting book illustrated by the esteemed Quentin Blake When Barnaby sets off on his raft, his mother tells him to stop at each village on the way to Limber Lea. Along the way he ends up collecting a wild and surprising bunch of passengers. Will he be able to transport them all to Limber Lea without any mishaps?
Item No. 9781849393089
$9.99