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Welcome to the wonderful world of Quentin Blake! Collected here are his best-loved characters, classic stories and marvellous rhymes – together for the first time in a treasury to be shared and enjoyed by all.

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…

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780857550477

    December 3, 2012

    Jonathan Cape

    288 pages

    RRP $45.00

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Quentin Blake

Matilda
The BFG
The Twits
The Witches
George's Marvellous Medicine
The Enormous Crocodile
Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book
All the Year Round
The World's Laziest Duck
Father Christmas's Last Present
The Roald Dahl Treasury
The Young Performing Horse
Mr. Nodd's Ark
Quick, Let's Get Out Of Here
Uncle And The Treacle Trouble
Uncle And His Detective
The Giraffe And The Pelly And Me
Rhyme Stew
The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus
You're Only Young Twice
Rumbelow's Dance
Jack and Nancy
Sixes and Sevens
Angelica Sprocket's Pockets

Recommendations

Elmer
Rosie's Walk
Where The Wild Things Are
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book
One Very Tired Wombat
Too Many Elephants in this House
Animalia
There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake
Herman and Rosie
A River
Why I Love Footy
I Love Dad With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Peppa Pig: Bounce and Play: Sticker Activity Book
LGB Scuffy The Tugboat And His Adventures Down The River
Lgb The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
LGB The Poky Little Puppy
Koala Lou
LGB The Little Red Hen
Lgb The Fire Engine Book