‘The single greatest children’s illustration of ALL time’
Writer Johnny Mains reckons this is the single greatest children’s illustration of all time and, well, see if you remember it as vividly as he does.
Once seen, never unseen.
Bloody hell. I hadn't actually seen this illustration since I was a little kid. But every time I see an open train window, even now, it's what comes into my head https://t.co/0uaq4IQMcz
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) August 4, 2019
Lesson: illustrators should draw more terrible shit happening to children. For the common good.
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) 4 August 2019
And just in case you’re wondering where it came from.
When Roald and Quentin did railway safety for children 👌🏻 This is my book from 1991. Much more confident then, clearly. pic.twitter.com/Kk9isIO8b9
— Hannah Lawson (@hannah_cumming) 26 March 2018
And if you don’t remember it – or even if you do – you’ll definitely remember this …
— Fat Jacques (@Fat_Jacques) August 4, 2019
This was also the inspiration of my short story STICKING YOUR HEAD OUT IS DANGEROUS
— Johnny Mains (@ohsinnerman) August 4, 2019