JOHN BURNINGHAM

AN ILLUSTRATOR FOR ALL AGES

Chris Beetles Gallery is delighted to present a major selling retrospective of work by the greatest British picture book illustrator since the Second World War.

The exhibition includes over 200 works spanning the artist's entire career, from Cannonball Simp in the mid 1960s through Mr Gumpy's Outing, to his latest achievement, Motor Miles.

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THE NAUGHTY SCHOOLBOY II by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE NAUGHTY SCHOOLBOY II

THE HORSE-DRAWN SLEDGE by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE HORSE-DRAWN SLEDGE

BEACH CRICKET by JOHN BURNINGHAM

BEACH CRICKET

DOGS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

DOGS

DORMOUSE ASLEEP by JOHN BURNINGHAM

DORMOUSE ASLEEP

NORTH TO VANCOUVER by JOHN BURNINGHAM

NORTH TO VANCOUVER

NOW THERE'S WATER EVERYWHERE! by JOHN BURNINGHAM

NOW THERE'S WATER EVERYWHERE!

WOULD YOU RATHER BE MADE TO EAT ... EARWIG SOUP by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WOULD YOU RATHER BE MADE TO EAT ... EARWIG SOUP

MASHED WORMS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

MASHED WORMS

WOULD YOU RATHER ... DRIVE A BULLDOZER by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WOULD YOU RATHER ... DRIVE A BULLDOZER

IN THE GARDEN by JOHN BURNINGHAM

IN THE GARDEN

NO HANDS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

NO HANDS

EMERGENCY STOP by JOHN BURNINGHAM

EMERGENCY STOP

PREPARING TO JUMP by JOHN BURNINGHAM

PREPARING TO JUMP

HOLDING THE ROPE HIGH by JOHN BURNINGHAM

HOLDING THE ROPE HIGH

IF I CATCH A FISH WE CAN COOK IT FOR SUPPER.
WHAT IF YOU CATCH A WHALE, GRANPA? by JOHN BURNINGHAM

IF I CATCH A FISH WE CAN COOK IT FOR SUPPER. WHAT IF YOU CATCH A WHALE, GRANPA?

WHEN WE GET TO THE BEACH CAN WE STAY THERE FOREVER?
YES, BUT WE MUST GO BACK FOR OUR TEA AT FOUR O'CLOCK by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WHEN WE GET TO THE BEACH CAN WE STAY THERE FOREVER? YES, BUT WE MUST GO BACK FOR OUR TEA AT FOUR O'CLOCK

ANOTHER THING HE LIKES TO DO
INVOLVES THE TAMBOURINE:
HE LIKES TO DANCE HOLDING A ROSE!
IT REALLY SHOULD BE SEEN by JOHN BURNINGHAM

ANOTHER THING HE LIKES TO DO INVOLVES THE TAMBOURINE: HE LIKES TO DANCE HOLDING A ROSE! IT REALLY SHOULD BE SEEN

BUT WHEN I PLAY MY BAGPIPES,
THE BEAR, HE SELDOM HEARS;
HE STAYS A LONG, LONG WAY BEHIND
AND COVERS UP HIS EARS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

BUT WHEN I PLAY MY BAGPIPES, THE BEAR, HE SELDOM HEARS; HE STAYS A LONG, LONG WAY BEHIND AND COVERS UP HIS EARS

THE PIANO IS AN INSTRUMENT
HE'LL LISTEN TO FOR AGES;
IT HELPS A LOT IF WHILE I'M PLAYING,
THE BEAR WILL TURN THE PAGES by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE PIANO IS AN INSTRUMENT HE'LL LISTEN TO FOR AGES; IT HELPS A LOT IF WHILE I'M PLAYING, THE BEAR WILL TURN THE PAGES

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