WorldCat Identities

Burningham, John

Overview
Works: 764 works in 2,907 publications in 11 languages and 60,411 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Christmas fiction  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Pictorial works  Biographies  Alphabet books 
Subject Headings: Travelers 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Translator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.B936, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Burningham
Mr. Gumpy's outing by John Burningham( Book )

158 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,696 WorldCat member 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 )

69 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Gumpy's human and animal friends squash into his old touring car and go for a drive, and everything is fine until it starts to rain
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the magical car by Ian Fleming( Book )

44 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children persuade their father, an inventor, to purchase and restore an old car which turns out to have magical powers
There's going to be a baby by John Burningham( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives
Come away from the water, Shirley by John Burningham( Book )

48 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley's adventures at the beach are interspersed with familiar parental warnings
Granpa by John Burningham( Book )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member 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 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member 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 Mountains to deliver it
Would you rather ... by John Burningham( Book )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member 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 English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher regrets his decision to disbelieve a student's outlandish excuses for being late. Suggested level: junior
It's a secret! by John Burningham( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member 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
Hey! Get off our train by John Burningham( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,412 WorldCat member 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 )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Korean and held by 1,350 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member 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 )

50 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member 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 )

47 editions published between 1982 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby who gains enormous strength from avocados defends his weakling family
Picnic by John Burningham( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy and Girl go out for a picnic and meet all sorts of animals along the way
The way to the zoo by John Burningham( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member 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
The magic bed by John Burningham( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgie gets a new bed that takes him on magical adventures
Borka; the adventures of a goose with no feathers by John Burningham( Book )

62 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in English and French and held by 988 WorldCat member 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
Motor Miles by John Burningham( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles the dog is unruly and disobedient until Mr. Huddy makes him a car of his own, and he takes his owner Norman on driving adventures
 
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Mr. Gumpy's outing
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Mr. Gumpy's motor carChitty Chitty Bang Bang : the magical carThere's going to be a babyCome away from the water, ShirleyGranpaHarvey Slumfenburger's Christmas presentWould you rather ...John Patrick Norman McHennessy : the boy who was always late
Alternative Names
Burningham, John 1935-

Burningham, John, 1936-

Burningham, John Mackintosh.

Burningham, John Mackintosh 1936-2019

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 1936-2019

버닝햄, 존

버닝햄, 존 1936-2019

존 버닝햄

ジョン・バーニンガム

バーニンガム, ジョン

バーニンガム, ジョン 1936-2019

約翰·伯寧罕

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