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Courtney

Written by John Burningham

Courtney Synopsis

When the children bring Courtney home he's just a loveable scruffy old dog. But the-mongrel-that-nobody-wants has the most amazing talents. He can cook! He can juggle! He can even play the violin! Then one day Courtney the wonder dog packs up his trunk and leaves home - but the children find out his helping paw is not far away...

Courtney Press Reviews

His expressive pictures carry entire conviction in this splendid book * Observer * This is a classic Burningham, a real joy * The Good Book Guide * He is one of the best writers in the business * Financial Times * The language of children is Burningham's * TES *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099666813
Publication date: 4th July 1996
Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About John Burningham

John Burningham 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 Chitty Bang Bang, by Ian ...

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