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  • 5 stars across 7 books
    John Burningham was born in 1936. He studied illustration at the Central School of Art. His first children's book, Borka, was published in 1963, and it was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal as the best illustrated book of the year. John Burningham collaborated with Ian Fleming on Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, designing the model of the famous car. John Burningham lives in London with his wife Helen Oxenbury, also a well-known author and illustrator. Born on 27th April 1936, sadly John passed away, aged 82 on 4th January 2019.
    1st April 2015

    The Way to the Zoo

    In this classic child's fantasy featuring John Burningham's delightfully expressive artwork, an unlocked door leads to p... More

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    2nd August 2018

    More Would You Rather

    Would you rather have breakfast with bears, lunch with a lion or dinner with ducks? Would you like to fly with the peli... More

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    7th June 2018

    Mouse House

    In the house there lives a family: a mum, a dad, a girl and a boy. But they are not alone; a secret mouse family is livi... More

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    1st September 2010

    It's a Secret!

    Join Marie Elaine on a thrilling rooftop journey that takes her to a most unusual party! One night Marie Elaine finds h... More

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    1st October 2004

    Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas Present

    When it comes to delivering the last present in his sack, no journey is too far for Father Christmas! A charming seasona... More

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    6th August 2019

    Mr Gumpy's Rhino

    Mr Gumpy is off on an adventure! This time he's rescuing a rhino who's lost its parents... But growing rhinos needs lots... More

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    13th September 2010

    Mouse House

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