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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 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 ...More About John Burningham
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