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Quentin Blake Illustrations

After a long-ish absence from school workshops, I recently led a “book-week” project with year 4s. Each group was reading a different Roald Dahl book and they wanted to create illustrations in the style of Quentin Blake. 30 more words

Art Facilitation

Happy Weekend!!

I am so glad the weekend is finally here! I don’t know why, but this has felt like such a long week!

I am SO excited for this weekend. 96 more words


Review: The Twits - Roald Dahl

The Twits – Roald Dahl – 4 stars

I feel like this is one of those books most people read in their childhoods…but not me! I found an¬†audiobook version, which meant I missed out on Quentin Blake’s illustrations, but got to enjoy… 124 more words


Book Review - The Missing Golden Ticket

TITLE: The missing golden ticket and other splendiferous secrets
AUTHOR: Roald Dahl
ILLUSTRATOR: Quentin Blake
FORMAT: paperback

The missing golden ticket and other splendiferous secrets is a compendium of Dahl facts and excerpts, recipes and more. 131 more words

Book Reviews

The Cats of Kilkenny

Another poem from the little book Your Animal Poems, this one is anonymous, with a drawing by Quentin Blake.

There were once two cats of Kilkenny, 37 more words

Quentin Blake

D is for Dahl: A gloriumptious A-Z guide to the world of Roald Dahl (Roald Dahl, compiled by Wendy Cooling, illlustrated by Quentin Blake)

Did you know that Roald Dahl loved chocolate, but never ate spaghetti? Or that he was a terrible speller? Or that he had four sisters? D is for Dahl is an A to Z collection of facts, trivia, and zany details that bring Roald Dahl and his memorable characters to life.

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The BFG, Roald Dahl's Love Letter to His Lost Daughter

Roald Dahl’s 1982 children’s classic The BFG¬†begins with a dedication to the author’s daughter: “For Olivia: 20th April 1955 — 17th November 1962.”

If I had noticed the dedication when I first read… 1,427 more words