LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Simp

Written by John Burningham

Animals Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers Humorous Pets Short Stories

Simp Synopsis

Simp is a small, fat, ugly dog. Nobody loves her and she hasn't got a home, so she sets out in search of a friend and finds a family - and some hidden talents that make her rather special. . . .

 

Simp Press Reviews

"He is one of the best writers in the business" (Financial Times)

"Sprightly illustrations provide a sophisticated and refreshing accompaniment to an entertaining story" (School Library Journal)

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Dinky Donkey
The Snow Dragon
Taba Tiger and God's Garden
Meerkat Christmas

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780099400776
Publication date: 04/03/1999
Publisher: Red Fox
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099400776
Publication date: 4th March 1999
Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Red Fox
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Animals, Humorous, Pets, Short Stories

About John Burningham

John Burningham (1936-2019) studied illustration and graphic design at the Central School of Art, graduating with distinction in 1959. Many illustration commissions followed including iconic posters for London Transport, before the publication of Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers, John’s first book for children (Cape, 1963) which won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration and heralded the beginning of an extraordinary career. John Burningham has since written and illustrated over thirty picture books, that have been translated and distributed all over the world. These feature his classic and much loved children’s books including Chitty ...

More About John Burningham

More Books By John Burningham

Cover for Mr Gumpy's Rhino by John Burningham
Cover for More Would You Rather by John Burningham
Cover for Mouse House by John Burningham
View All Books By John Burningham

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×