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Burningham, John

Works: 421 works in 2,120 publications in 17 languages and 63,201 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works  Biography  Adventure stories  Christmas stories  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.B936, [E]
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Mr. Gumpy's outing by John Burningham( Book )
141 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,911 libraries worldwide
Mr. Gumpy accepts more and more riders on his boat until the inevitable occurs
Mr. Gumpy's motor car by John Burningham( Book )
70 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
Mr. Gumpy's human and animal friends squash into his old car and go for a drive - until it starts to rain
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; the magical car by Ian Fleming( Book )
47 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,312 libraries worldwide
Two children persuade their inventor father to purchase and restore an old car which turns out to have magical powers
Granpa by John Burningham( Book )
64 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
A little girl and her grandfather share very special moments
Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas present by John Burningham( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,947 libraries worldwide
On discovering late Christmas Eve that he has forgotten to deliver one present, Santa Claus wearily makes his way in a variety of conveyances to the top of the Roly Poly Mountain to deliver it
Come away from the water, Shirley by John Burningham( Book )
45 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,886 libraries worldwide
Shirley's adventures at the beach are interspersed with familiar parental warnings
There's going to be a baby by John Burningham( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives
Would you rather ... by John Burningham( Book )
65 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
A series of comical choices such as, "Would you rather eat spider stew or slug dumplings or mashed worms?" ends with an invitation to bedtime
John Patrick Norman McHennessy : the boy who was always late by John Burningham( Book )
35 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
A teacher regrets his decision to disbelieve a student's outlandish excuses for being tardy
It's a secret! by John Burningham( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
Every night Marie-Elaine's cat, Malcolm, goes out, and every morning he comes back in and sleeps. "Where do cats go at night?" the girl wonders. So when she sees him at his cat door dressed to the nines, she begs to come along a nnd amazingly, Malcolm agrees, as long as she puts on her fancy clothes, gets small, and keeps it all a secret. With a whimsical story and breathtaking artwork, the acclaimed John Burningham takes us on an exciting night's journey, braving hoodlum dogs and precarious climbs for a rooftop party that is cause for celebration indeed
The shopping basket by John Burningham( Book )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
On his way home from a quick trip to the store, Steven encounters several marauding animals ready to relieve him of his goods
Hey! get off our train by John Burningham( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
At bedtime a young boy takes a trip on his toy train and rescues several endangered animals
Edwardo : the horriblest boy in the whole wide world by John Burningham( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Each time he does something a little bit bad, Edwardo is told that he is very bad and soon his behavior is awful, but when he accidentally does good things and is complimented, he becomes much, much nicer--Résumé de l'éditeur
John Burningham's ABC by John Burningham( Book )
40 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,446 libraries worldwide
Upper and lower case letters and labeled pictures depict dogs, flowers, umbrellas, a wasp, and other animals and objects from A to Z
Avocado baby by John Burningham( Book )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
A baby who gains enormous strength from avocados defends his weakling family
The magic bed by John Burningham( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Georgie gets a new bed that takes him on magical adventures
Cloudland by John Burningham( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
While high in the mountains with his parents, Albert falls off a cliff and ends up in Cloudland, where he enjoys playing with the cloud children, but misses his parents
Borka : the adventures of a goose with no feathers by John Burningham( Book )
104 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Borka, a goose with no feathers, has a hard life until a kindly dog and a sailor take her to Kew Gardens in London, where she finds a home and acceptance
Aldo by John Burningham( Book )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
A small girl reflects on the comfort she gets from her imaginary friend Aldo
Where's Julius? by John Burningham( Book )
15 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Julius uses his bold imagination while he plays to enjoy fabulous escapades, shooting South American rapids and riding camels up pyramids
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Alternative Names
Burningham, John
Burningham, John 1935-
Burningham, John Mackintosh.
Burninghem, G'ohn
Burninghem, Gohn 1936-
John Burningham
בורנינגהם, ג׳והן
バーニンガム, ジョン
English (602)
French (74)
German (63)
Chinese (46)
Japanese (35)
Spanish (17)
Korean (15)
Dutch (9)
Hebrew (7)
Danish (6)
Swedish (4)
Italian (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Finnish (3)
Welsh (2)
Portuguese (2)
Icelandic (1)
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