WorldCat Identities

Burningham, John

Overview
Works: 543 works in 1,914 publications in 13 languages and 55,321 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Christmas stories  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works 
Subject Headings: Travelers 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
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 )

106 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,757 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 )

62 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,558 WorldCat member 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 )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,202 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 )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the arrival of a new sibling draws nearer, the questions that stream through a young child's mind are followed with sensitivity and humour in this enchanting book. Exquisitely illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, these pages bring with love, excitement and reassurance
Granpa by John Burningham( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her grandfather share very special moments
Come away from the water, Shirley by John Burningham( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley's adventures at the beach are interspersed with familiar parental warnings
Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas present by John Burningham( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,747 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. Suggested level: junior
It's a secret! by John Burningham( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,632 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Hey! Get off our train by John Burningham( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At bedtime a young boy takes a trip on his toy train and rescues several endangered animals
Would you rather ... by John Burningham( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 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 )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Patrick Norman McHennessy sets off along the road to learn he runs into all sorts of trouble, but Sir never believes a word he says
The shopping basket by John Burningham( Book )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,467 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 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 )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,326 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 )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member 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 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Drengen Mikkels nætter bliver lidt sjovere og mere spændende, da han får en underlig gammel seng, som kan flyve viden om, hvis man siger det rigtige trylleord
Picnic by John Burningham( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 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
The way to the zoo by John Burningham( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,024 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
Aldo by John Burningham( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic tale about a special friendship between a lonely girl and her secret friend, Aldo
 
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Mr. Gumpy's outing
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

ברנינגהם, ג'ון

버닝엄, 존 1936-

버닝햄, 존

버닝햄, 존 1936-

존 버닝햄

ジョン・バーニンガム

バーニンガム, ジョン

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Mr. Gumpy's motor carChitty Chitty Bang Bang : the magical carThere's going to be a babyGranpaCome away from the water, ShirleyHarvey Slumfenburger's Christmas presentIt's a secret!Hey! Get off our train