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date: 25 November 2020

BLAKE, Quentin (Saxby) (1932– ) British illustrator 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

whose spindly, eccentric line drawings are instantly recognizable, and suited to children’s and adult books alike. Blake was brought up in Kent and studied at Downing College, Cambridge. He then worked as a teacher of French. He had no artistic training up to this time, but from ... ...

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