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John Burningham.

Author: John Burningham
Publisher: London : Johnathan Cape, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Burningham is a celebration of an extraordinary life in illustration. It traces the development of the artist from early childhood drawings and experiences through to the creative explosion of art school and beyond, bringing us to the publication of Johns's first book for children, Borka, the adventures of a goose, 1963. Borka, and the books that followed, have redefined their genre. The unforgettable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: John Burningham; John Burningham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burningham
ISBN: 9780224083669 022408366X
OCLC Number: 310154683
Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Maurice Sendak --
John Burningham's children's books / by Brian Alderson --
John Burningham --
Chronology --
Acknowledgements.

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Explores John Burningham's childhood, his schooling at Summerhill, his beginnings as an illustrator designing posters for London Transport, and his successful, award-winning career as a picture book  Read more...

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"Burningham is admired as a fearless original whose wit and sense of fun should be a part of every infancy. Burningham's books work not only because of their witty line and strong sense of atmosphere Read more...

 
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