Quentin Blake slideshow

By Saga correspondent , Monday 26 November 2012

Quentin Blake, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators, celebrates his 80th birthday this month with two new exhibitions and a book.

See Quentin Blake’s work in London at Marlborough Fine Art from December 12 and at Chris Beetles Gallery from December 9, when he will open the show in person. See www.quentinblake.com. To get 20% off Beyond the Page (Tate Publishing, £19.99) visit the Saga Bookshop.

View a selection of sketches and illustrations by Quentin Blake below.

Tip: click on the i beside the image to reveal, or hide, the explanatory text.

  • Father Christmas's Last Present
  • A Christmas Carol by Quentin Blake
  • A Christmas Carol by Quentin Blake
  • Darwin by Quentin Blake
  • Characters by Quentin Blake
  • Old & Young by Quentin Blake

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