Tags » Quentin Blake

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Something about Roald Dahl Stories makes them as popular with parents as with children, and with all ages, especially the longer books, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Matilda, the story of a child prodigy who is unrecognised and alienated by poor treatment but loves her new teacher, Miss Honey. 33 more words

Online Books

Esio Trot

Author: Roald Dahl

Illustrator: Quentin Blake

My rating: 4 of 5

Retired Mr. Hoppy has held secret affections for his neighbor, widowed Mrs. Silver for years, but he’s too shy to tell her that. 325 more words

Book Review

The Rights of the Reader

I love this photo because it is so easy to become snobbish when it comes to books. 208 more words


Sunday Morning Round-Up: Alice, Quentin, and Murder Mysteries

Your one-stop shop for the week’s most interesting bookish news and reviews

Wrinkly Old Alice

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was this week celebrated for having reached its 150th anniversary.  757 more words

Sunday Morning Round-Up

One hundred books to read. #77: Esio Trot

For years I have wondered what “Esio Trot” actually meant, but I had just assumed it was a person’s name.  It was only recently that I realised that it was “tortoise” backwards. 376 more words

One Hundred Books To Read

QUENTIN BLAKE: LIFE UNDER WATER - A HASTINGS CELEBRATION │ Jerwood Gallery, Hastings → 6 September 2015

The Pirate Family, 2015

Ice Lollies, 2015

Life Under Water – A Hastings Celebration, 2015


“Đ seḷbretd Čildṛn’z Lwrı̣t, most fems fr hiz c̣laḅrešnz wɖ Rowld Dāl, hz crietd 26 ny wrcs ɖt šo ɖ vîbṛnsi v ɖs historic tân n ɖ sì ɖt dfînz it” 24 more words