Wonderful Quentin Blake Re-Issues & Giveaway

I don’t know about you, but we LOVE Quentin Blake! We have a number of his books and with wonderful instantly identifiable illustrations. One of our current favourite, is a book he did all about Art, called “Tell Me A Picture” (find a mini review in this Art Book round up).

Now for all of you Quentin fans… look out:

Specially reissued for 2012 along with Quentin Blake’s Nursery Rhyme Book – the perfect nursery set -to celebrate Blake’s 80th birthday.

AND we have a bundle of 3 Quentin books to giveaway to one lucky reader: 


‘A is for Apples, some green and some red’

B is for Breakfast we’re having in bed.’

With a simple rhyming text and characteristically brilliant illustrations from Quentin Blake, this wonderful ABC is an absolute must for young children just getting to grips with their alphabet.

Quentin makes ABC as easy as 1, 2, 3!



In this brilliant collection of traditional rhymes, Quentin Blake is in his element. Come and join him and meet the fabulous Handy spandy (Jack a Dandy), Jack Sprat, Gregory Griggs (with twenty-seven wigs), Terence McDiddler the three-stringer fiddler and many, many more!!


A beautiful new reissue of one of Quentin Blake’s earliest picture books.

This was Quentin Blake’s second ever picture book – gloriously reissued and brought back into print to celebrate Quentin Blake’s 80th birthday in autumn 2012. Quentin sales for Random House Children’s Books total at over 4 million copies and he is truly a national treasure. This wonderful story set against stunning illustrations is a real treat for fans.

 Jack and Nancy always wanted to go on an adventure but then they unexpectedly get blown away to one! Jack and Nancy love to hear the sailors tell of adventures far away. But one day, they are walking on the cliffs and it starts to rain, so Jack puts up his umbrella. But the wind picks up and WHOOOOSH they are blown away to an exotic island! They explore for a bit, and even meet a parrot, but there are no sign of any ships to get them home. How will they get back?

 Want to win a copy?

All you have to do, is visit Random House Children’s Picture Books catalogue, browse, come back here and tell us which picture book you have and love or would like to have…


1) One entry per person

2) UK only

3) Winners will be picked at random

4) Giveaway closes on 14 September at 11pm

5) Random House Group are responsible for the delivery of the prize and not Life At The Zoo 

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