Tagged: Quentin Blake

Snowman art auction raises £10,000 for children’s hospice

An auction of artwork inspired by Raymond Briggs’ classic picture book The Snowman (Penguin Random House Children's) has raised more than £10,000 for a children’s... Read more

Scholastic joins with illustrators to support refugees

Scholastic imprint Alison Green Books will next year publish a children’s book featuring artwork from 39 illustrators to support Three Peas, a charity that helps... Read more

Blake reimagines Matilda for 30th anniversary

Illustrator Quentin Blake has reimagined Roald Dahl’s Matilda as an astrophysicist, a world traveller and chief executive of the British Library for new editions of... Read more

Illustrators band together to celebrate Europe in new Scheffler book

Axel Scheffler is spearheading a project to publish a book of illustrations by Judith Kerr, Quentin Blake, Chris Riddell and more, celebrating Europe. Read more

Ross proves the top draw in 2017 illustrator chart

Tony Ross has topped The Bookseller’s year-end illustrator chart for a third year in a row, after his books earned more than £16m in 2017—£7.3m... Read more

Blake and Gaiman help raise £160k for House of Illustration

  Quentin Blake and Neil Gaiman were among the authors and illustrators who helped to raise more than  £160,000 for the House of Illustration on... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week Michael Longley was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2017 while Quentin Blake and John Yeoman celebreated 50 Years of Children's Books.  Read more

PRH marks 50 years of publishing 'magical' Quentin Blake

Penguin Random House has celebrated 50 years of publishing Quentin Blake with an event which the illustrator described as the “most rewarding experience” of his... Read more

Tony Ross tops 'most borrowed illustrators' list

Data released by Public Lending Right (PLR) has revealed that "Horrid Henry" illustrator Tony Ross was the UK's "most borrowed" illustrator across public libraries last... Read more

Ross is boss among illustrators in 2016

Familiar faces fill the top of the illustrator chart, with backlist a big factor, but some lesser-known artists show signs they could break into the... Read more

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