The Quentin Blake Treasury
"The Quentin Blake Treasury" contains: "All Join In"; "Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book"; "Patrick"; "Angelica Sprocket's Pockets"; "Mister Magnolia"; "Quentin Blake's ABC"; "Cockatoos"; "Angel Pavement"; and "Mrs Armitage Queen of the Road". Meet Mister Magnolia, with only one boot! Peer into "Angelica Sprocket's Pockets"! Set off with "Mrs Armitage Queen of the Road", be whisked away by the music of the extraordinary Patrick and soar into the air on the wings of Angel Pavement. Discover the crazy counting of the mischievous Cockatoos and the most enjoyable alphabet ever in "Quentin Blake's ABC". And finally, join in at the top of your voice with the verse and songs of "Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book" and "All Join In"! From Quentin's very first picture book to his most recent adventures, this collection spans and celebrates his astonishing career. There's inspiration and exuberance, wit and wonder, joy and jollity to be found within these pages; we can't wait for you to explore them.
Welcome to the wonderful world of Quentin Blake! Collected here are nine beautiful complete picture books: his best-loved characters, classic stories and marvellous rhymes - together for the first time in a treasury to be shared and enjoyed by all.
Quentin Blake is one of Britain's best-loved and most successful author-illustrators, and was made the first Children's Laureate in 1999. He has won the Whitbread Award, the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration and the Kate Greenaway Medal among many others. He is a tireless champion of children's literature, and was awarded a CBE in 2005.