Beyond the Page



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Quentin Blake


Quentin Blake (b. 1932) is one of the best-known and best-loved illustrators in the world, having created brilliant and iconic characters for Roald Dahl, Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken, and Michael Rosen. He has won numerous awards, including the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration. In Beyond the Page, Blake writes about his works since 2000, vividly describing his processes, his collaborators, his travels, and his various projects and commissions, including his “illustrated walls” projects for hospitals in Great Britain and France. Generously illustrated with 240 full-color reproductions of his inimitable work, this is an unsurpassed collection of Blake’s achievements, which, together with his fascinating story, make it a must for aficionados and professionals alike.

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Weight 1705 g
Dimensions 24.4 x 28.5 cm
Publisher name Tate Publishing
Publication date 1 February 2013
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.4 x 28.5 cm
Weight 1705 g


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Quentin Blake taught at the Royal College of Art, London, and was head of the illustration department from 1978 to 1986.