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Picnic

Written by John Burningham

Picnic Synopsis

One day Boy and Girl go out for a picnic. They meet all sorts of creatures along the way - some come with them and some chase them, but whatever happens, today will be a day for Adventure!

Picnic Press Reviews

A delicate echo of Burningham's much-loved Mr Gumpy's Outing -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian * The book invites children to identify the characters, and to point to them and to lost objects. The drawings carry their sophisticated skill lightly... An ideal step forwards from board books -- Nicolette Jones * Children's Book of the Week, The Sunday Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857550521
Publication date: 1st August 2013
Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback
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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