Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world.
ROALD DAHL began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head'
sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during World War II. His first
children's book, James and the Giant Peach, was published in
1961 and each of his subsequent books became bestsellers. He died
in 1990, aged 74.
QUENTIN BLAKE was knighted in the New Year's Honours - which means his full title is Sir Quentin Blake, although we can still all go on calling him Quentin as usual.
He was our modern Pied Piper * The Times *
Blake is beyond brilliant . . . his partnership with Roald Dahl was made in heaven * Daily Telegraph *
The ultimate children's story, ever -- David Walliams