- Name: Quentin Blake
- Born: 11/19/1932 (87 years old)
Sir Quentin Saxby Blake, CBE, FCSD, FRSL, RDI (born 16 December 1932) is an English cartoonist, illustrator and children’s writer. He has illustrated over 300 books, including 18 written by Roald Dahl, which are among his most popular works. For his lasting contribution as a children’s illustrator he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002, the highest recognition available to creators of children’s books. From 1999 to 2001 he was the inaugural British Children’s Laureate. He is a patron of the Association of Illustrators.
Birth Name: Quentin Saxby Blake
Awards: Kate Greenaway Medal, Hans Christian Andersen Award
Alias: Quentin Saxby Blake
Birth Place: Sidcup, Kent, England