WorldCat Identities

Burningham, John

Works: 671 works in 2,614 publications in 12 languages and 60,475 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Big books  Adventure stories 
Subject Headings: Travelers 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Translator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.B936, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Burningham
Mr. Gumpy's outing by John Burningham( Book )

144 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,694 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 )

73 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Gumpy has decided to go for a ride in his motor car. All the animals and the children want to go to, but when it begins to rain and the tires cannot grip the muddy ground, no one will get out and help. Eventually it gets so bad that they all have to get out and help
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the magical car by Ian Fleming( Book )

44 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 2,207 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 )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,777 WorldCat member 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 )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,694 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 Mountain to deliver it
Come away from the water, Shirley by John Burningham( Book )

48 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her grandfather share very special moments
Would you rather ... by John Burningham( Book )

83 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,626 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
It's a secret! by John Burningham( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,547 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
John Patrick Norman McHennessy : the boy who was always late by John Burningham( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher regrets his decision to disbelieve a student's outlandish excuses for being tardy
Hey! Get off our train by John Burningham( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,446 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 )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Korean and held by 1,399 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 )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,354 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
John Burningham's ABC by John Burningham( Book )

46 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,269 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 )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby who gains enormous strength from avocados defends his weakling family. Suggested level: junior, primary
Picnic by John Burningham( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgie gets a new bed that takes him on magical adventures
The way to the zoo by John Burningham( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,089 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
Cloudland by John Burningham( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member 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 )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in English and French and held by 963 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
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Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.11 for Hey! Get o ... to 0.91 for John Burni ...)

Mr. Gumpy's outing
Mr. Gumpy's motor carChitty Chitty Bang Bang : the magical carThere's going to be a babyHarvey Slumfenburger's Christmas presentCome away from the water, ShirleyGranpaWould you rather ...It's a secret!
Alternative Names
Burningham, John 1935-

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-

버닝햄, 존

버닝햄, 존 1936-

존 버닝햄


バーニンガム, ジョン