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Burningham, John

Works: 548 works in 2,340 publications in 15 languages and 61,489 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Christmas stories  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction 
Subject Headings: Travelers 
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 4 languages and held by 4,824 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 )
62 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,522 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 )
31 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
Two children persuade their father, an inventor, to purchase and restore an old car which turns out to have magical powers
Granpa by John Burningham( Book )
52 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,774 libraries worldwide
A little girl and her grandfather share very special moments
Would you rather ... by John Burningham( Book )
91 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,772 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
There's going to be a baby by John Burningham( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives
Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas present by John Burningham( Book )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,736 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 )
42 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Shirley's adventures at the beach are interspersed with familiar parental warnings. Suggested level: junior
It's a secret! by John Burningham( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
One evening Marie Elaine and her neighbor Norman go with Malcolm the cat to a secret place, where they dance and party with the Queen of the Cats
John Patrick Norman McHennessy : the boy who was always late by John Burningham( Book )
31 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
A teacher regrets his decision to disbelieve a student's outlandish excuses for being late. Suggested level: junior
Hey! Get off our train by John Burningham( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
At bedtime a young boy takes a trip on his toy train and rescues several endangered animals
The shopping basket by John Burningham( Book )
33 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,454 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
Edwardo : the horriblest boy in the whole wide world by John Burningham( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
John Burningham's ABC by John Burningham( Book )
42 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,326 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 )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
A baby who gains enormous strength from avocados defends his weakling family
The magic bed by John Burningham( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Georgie has got a new bed, but it's not like other beds. For each night, Georgie says the magic word, it whisks him away on a fantastic adventure. Georgie loves his bed, but one day he and his family go on holiday, and when they come back, Granny has a big surprise for Georgie
Picnic by John Burningham( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Boy and Girl go out for a picnic and meet all sorts of animals along the way
Cloudland by John Burningham( Book )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,054 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
The way to the zoo by John Burningham( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Discovering a magical door in her bedroom that leads her to the zoo, a little girl is tempted to bring one little bear back to her room, and then a menagerie of smaller animals, and then a medley of big animals, until pandemonium ensues
Aldo by John Burningham( Book )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
A small girl reflects on the comfort she gets from her imaginery friend Aldo
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Alternative Names
Burningham, John 1935-
Burningham, John Mackintosh.
Burninghem, G'ohn
Burninghem, Gohn 1936-
John Burningham
John Burningham auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages pour enfants
John Burningham britischer Kinderbuchautor und Illustrator
John Burningham Brits schrijver
בורנינגהם, ג׳והן
בורנינגהם, ג׳והן סופר בריטי
ברנינגהם, ג'ון
버닝엄, 존 1936-
버닝햄, 존
버닝햄, 존 1936-
존 버닝햄
バーニンガム, ジョン
English (613)
Chinese (36)
German (31)
French (20)
Spanish (20)
Japanese (14)
Korean (6)
Italian (3)
Swedish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Dutch (2)
Danish (1)
Persian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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