Quentin Blake: Inside Sto­ries

Homes and Antiques Magazine - - JOURNAL -

Quentin Blake’s free- !ow­ing, vi­brant and ex­pres­sive sketches have brought to life some of Bri­tain’s most cel­e­brated chil­dren’s books, from the charm­ing mis­chief of Roald Dahl’s The BFG and James and the Gi­ant Peach, to mod­ern clas­sics by co­me­dian David Wal­liams. Visit Comp­ton Ver­ney this au­tumn to ex­plore over 140 of Blake’s original draw­ings and sto­ry­boards.

* 21st Oc­to­ber–17th De­cem­ber. Comp­ton Ver­ney, War­wick­shire, CV35 9HZ. 01926 645500; comp­ton­ver­ney.org.uk

Il­lus­tra­tions by Blake taken from David Wal­liams’ The Boy in the Dress (left) and Roald Dahl’s The Twits

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