Quentin Blake's first illustrated book in full colour now available for a whole new generation of children to enjoy...
Welcome to the wonderful world of Patrick! For when he plays his violin, the most extraordinary things start to happen: fish can fly, and cows can dance and trees grow cakes instead of apples. There's fireworks and fun and colours everywhere, when Patrick performs his magical tunes…
Paperback$19.99 RRPISBN: 9781849410472Published: 01/11/2010Imprint: Red Fox Picture BooksExtent: 32 pages
"Quentin Blake's first ever colour illustrated book, Patrick, has been re-issued - and the story of the man with the magical violin has lost none of its vibrancy." - Rachel Carlyle, S. (Supp. to Sunday Express)
Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.