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A new edition of the classic board book beautifully reissued - celebrating the power of babies... and avocados! The Hargraves are a weak and puny family. When a new baby arrives, they're willing to try anything to make it grow big and strong. Even avocado . . . Amusing for adults, impressive for toddlers, good for greengrocers The Observer John Burningham is one of the most outstanding author-illustrators of children's books today . . . Twentieth-Century Children's Writers John Burningham is the much-loved creator of Mr Gumpy's Outing and Would You Rather.
|Publication date:||7th January 2021|
|Publisher:||Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK|
John Burningham was born in 1936. He studied illustration at the Central School of Art. His first children's book, Borka, was published in 1963, and it was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal as the best illustrated book of the year. John Burningham collaborated with Ian Fleming on Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, designing the model of the famous car. He lived in London with his wife Helen Oxenbury, also a well-known author and illustrator. John Burningham died on January 4th, 2019.More About John Burningham
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