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One hundred books to read. #60: Fantastic Mr Fox

Roald Dahl delivers another animal short story, this time about a fox who is at war with three beast-like farmers. 439 more words

One Hundred Books To Read

Finding Illustrators // Quentin Blake

When it comes to Quentin Blake, the word ‘finding’ doesn’t apply. Just thought I would stick to the title I’ve used for my other posts on this topic. 222 more words

Illustration

Doodling

Messing around with some character development.  I love doing this, but even better is the reaction I get from my children.  If I went by their reviews alone, I would be certain of success.   49 more words

"A Man Should Learn to be His Own Woman" - Patrick Campbell's Rough Husbandry Happily Elucidates (Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter - He's Referring to Housework Here!)

Rough Husbandry by Patrick Campbell ~ 1965. This edition: Arrow, 1967. Drawings by Quentin Blake. Paperback. 186 pages.

My rating: 9.9/10 (In other words, pretty well perfect for my current reading mood.) 1,121 more words

1960s

Don't Judge a Book By it's Cover

You hear the phrase “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover” all the time. You really can’t escape it. Most tv shows have probably had that line in there somewhere at least once. 952 more words

Jess

A PICTURE THAT IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: No 1

A PICTURE THAT IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

No 1.

 Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study

about 1886, by Edgar Degas

Room 44

The National Gallery, London WC2… 1,136 more words

Puffin Annual Number One

We went out for one of our little new year’s traditions this morning, breaking the tedium of the New Year’s restock and raiding the supermarket shelves for cut price Annuals. 977 more words

Raymond Briggs