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Tell Me a Picture
Author: Quentin Blake

ISBN: 9781847806420
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 72
Published: 1 February 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 25.0 x 1.2
Chosen and curated by Quentin Blake, one of the world's best-loved authors.

In 2001, Quentin Blake - the first Children's Laureate - chose twenty-six of his favourite paintings for an exhibition at the National Gallery. Very different artworks were chosen, some by fine artists and some by children's illustrators, but they all had one thing in common: a story to tell. The accompanying book urges children to use their imaginations and look for the stories in the pictures. Reissued with a new introduction from the author, Tell Me A Picture will show a new generation the adventures that await in looking at art.

About the Author

Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved illustrators of our time, and his books with a wide range of authors, including Joan Aiken, Russell Hoban, Michael Rosen and Roald Dahl, have been treasured by generations of children throughout the world. In 1999 he became the first Children's Laureate. In 2005 he was awarded a CBE, and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

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