Sir Quentin Blake was born in 1932 and has drawn ever since he can remember. His first drawings were published in Punch while he was 16 and still at school and has since gone on to illustrate nearly 300 books as well as teach at the Royal College of Art. As well as winning multiple awards for his work, he was also the first ever Children’s Laureate and in 2013 was knighted for his services to illustration.