Wild Robert

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Mon Oct 9 05:46:18 EDT 2000


On Mon, 9 Oct 2000 kylie.preisig at police.wa.gov.au wrote:

> > > Yes, actually.  Looks very Quentin Blake--is it?
> >
> > I'd say no. Looks more like (umm, wossname, Tony Ross?) than
> > Quentin Blake to me; and in any case my first guess would be that
> > it's by the person who did the internal illustrations.
>
> I think it is Quentin Blake.  It sounds like the edition I have (I
> can't check - I have no web access at work and the book is at home)
> and I'm pretty sure that was Quentin Blake.  He does very
> distinctive noses.

Which is precisely why I said I didn't think it was Quentin Blake. :)

The Wild Robert at
http://www.maulu.demon.co.uk/books/DWJ/img/robert.jpg
definitely doesn't have a Quentin Blake nose.

Perhaps we are looking at different covers.

> On another subject: I lent a friend _Charmed Life_ and then the
> Harry Potter books.  The reports I have back indicate that he
> prefers JKR to DWJ!!

Merciful heavens! What *is* the world coming to?! :)

Paul
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