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Rosie's Magic Horse / Out of the Cage / Gods and Monsters

Rosie’s Magic Horse, my latest collaboration with Peaceful Lion Productions, opened successfully at Southwark Playhouse earlier this month. This one has been a lot of fun – the story, based on the book by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Quentin Blake, has been beautifully adapted by Ollie Fielding. 271 more words


Carole's Book Alphabet ~ 'M' is for...

‘Mister Magnolia’

 Mister Magnolia has only one boot. He has an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot and two lovely sisters who play on the flute.

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The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

After two years and 55 advent blog posts I'm finally get round to writing about Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman. I’ve kind of been avoiding the book. 687 more words

Advent Calendar

My Year by Roald Dahl

December: 'This, as you know is the month when two good things happen. The term ends and Christmas comes.'

In the last year of his life Roald Dahl wrote a diary of the changing seasons, intertwined with memories from his youth and spiky observations of the world around him. 375 more words

Advent Calendar

Adorable Book Sculpture of Matilda, The Roald Dahl Story

Su Blackwell, the London-based artist who we previously featured here and here, has just come out with a book sculpture and it’s absolutely adorable. Commissioned for a client whose mother was instrumental in bringing… 61 more words


Quentin Blake- 01/12/14

Quentin Blake is an English Illustrator, Cartoonist and children’s writer, best known for his illustrations in books by Roald Dahl and most recently, David Walliams. He uses quill and ink to create his well known style of drawing. 57 more words


Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered

If you’re pondering what to buy someone you love this Christmas, I can recommend Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered by Quentin Blake.

It’s bloody brilliant. 386 more words