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Giants of Illustrations

During the month of May I paid a visit to my local Museum and Art Gallery. I like to go at least once a year however there was a reason for this visit. 237 more words


The Art Of Quentin Blake

Following on from yesterdays post I couldn’t let the day go by without celebrating the work of Dahl’s most famous illustrator Quentin Blake.

His quirky, scribbled drawings really bring the stories to life and as a big supporter of the Great Draw – more of that in October, he’s a real inspiration. 35 more words

Art And Drawing

Happy Roald Dahl Day!

Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, and in addition to being “a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian, and a medical inventor,” he became one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. 288 more words

Genre: Children's Books

What Do We Learn from Roald Dahl’s Books?

Roald Dahl’s books7 have made our childhoods magical. As their characters stepped into bizarre worlds, met strange people and accomplished something fantastic by the end, we were often left with a warm, happy feeling from within. 103 more words


If you go down to the woods today...

… you might meet the Minpins!

Today I am delighted to be reviewing the latest edition of The Minpins, called Billy and the Minpins,  640 more words

General And Welcome

Billy and the Minpins #RoaldDahl

26 years after the death of one of our most beloved authors Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake has illustrated Dahl’s last book to be published. I read about this project a few months back and have been really looking forward to seeing the illustrations. 250 more words


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Roald Dahl 

Rating : 5/5

The Blurb : Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. But she only has eyes for Alfie, her pet tortoise. 250 more words