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Format: Hardback Language: English
ISBN: 9780857551740 EAN: 9780857551740

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John’s distinctive, expressive artwork is stunning, whether it’s his instantly recognisable characters or the expansive, contemplative spreads of colour, as Miles discovers the joys of the road.

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Publisher Random House Children’s Publishers UK, Jonathan Cape LTD
ISBN-10 0857551744
ISBN-13 9780857551740
eBay Product ID (ePID) 223922140

Product Key Features
Format Hardback
Language English

Weight 454g
Width 225mm
Height 290mm

Additional Product Features
Place of Publication London
Genre Picture Books
Pagination 32
Author Biography John Burningham studied illustration and graphic design at the Central School of Art, graduating with distinction in 1959. Many illustration commissions followed including iconic posters for London Transport, before the publication of Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers, John’s first book for children (Cape, 1963) which won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration and heralded the beginning of an extraordinary career. John Burningham has since written and illustrated over thirty picture books, that have been translated and distributed all over the world. These feature his classic and much loved children’s books including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, by Ian Fleming (Jonathan Cape, 1964); Mr Gumpy’s Outing (Jonathan Cape, 1970) also awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal; Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (Jonathan Cape, 1972); The Shopping Basket (Random House, 1980); The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Penguin/Puffin, 1983); Granpa (Jonathan Cape, 1984) later made into an animated film and Oi! Get off our Train (Jonathan Cape, 1989) and various books for adults England (Jonathan Cape, 1992); France (Jonathan Cape, 1998); The Time of Your Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2002) and When We Were Young (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004). John is married to the illustrator, Helen Oxenbury. They have three children, three grandchildren and a dog named Miles. They live in London.
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Author John Burningham
Topic Pre-School & Picture Books
Spine 10mm
Date of Publication 01/09/2016
First Published 2016

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