When Patrick plays the violin he bought for one silver piece, fish begin to sing and fly through the air, cake and ice cream grow on apple trees, cows begin to dance, and many other strange things happen.
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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.Review:
"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) *
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110224614630