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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PARROT by JOHN BURNINGHAM

PARROT

DUCK by JOHN BURNINGHAM

DUCK

SNAKE by JOHN BURNINGHAM

SNAKE

ELEPHANT by JOHN BURNINGHAM

ELEPHANT

SO MR TROUTBECK TOOK THE TRAY WITH THE CHEESE SALAD WITH CELERY AND TOMATO AND THE ORANGE FOR PUDDING TO AFRICA by JOHN BURNINGHAM

SO MR TROUTBECK TOOK THE TRAY WITH THE CHEESE SALAD WITH CELERY AND TOMATO AND THE ORANGE FOR PUDDING TO AFRICA

FOR LUNCH WE ARE HAVING SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE WITH LETTUCE AND CUCUMBER. FOR PUDDING THERE IS PLUM DUFF by JOHN BURNINGHAM

FOR LUNCH WE ARE HAVING SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE WITH LETTUCE AND CUCUMBER. FOR PUDDING THERE IS PLUM DUFF

HE THREW A GLOVE INTO THE AIR AND THE CROCODILE SNAPPED AT THE GLOVE AND LET GO OF THE SATCHEL by JOHN BURNINGHAM

HE THREW A GLOVE INTO THE AIR AND THE CROCODILE SNAPPED AT THE GLOVE AND LET GO OF THE SATCHEL

'JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY, YOU ARE LATE AND WHERE IS YOUR OTHER GLOVE?'
'I AM LATE, SIR, BECAUSE ON THE WAY A CROCODILE CAME OUT OF A DRAIN AND GOT HOLD OF MY SATCHEL, AND WOULD ONLY LET GO WHEN I THREW MY GLOVE, WHICH HE ATE.' by JOHN BURNINGHAM

'JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY, YOU ARE LATE AND WHERE IS YOUR OTHER GLOVE?' 'I AM LATE, SIR, BECAUSE ON THE WAY A CROCODILE CAME OUT OF A DRAIN AND GOT HOLD OF MY SATCHEL, AND WOULD ONLY LET GO WHEN I THREW MY GLOVE, WHICH HE ATE.'

THE KANGAROO PUSHED JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY INTO THE WATER by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE KANGAROO PUSHED JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY INTO THE WATER

WHEN MONKEY COME TO VISIT ME
THEY LIKE TO HAVE A NATTER;
I ALWAYS GIVE THEM CUPS OF TEA
AND THEN WE SIT AND CHATTER by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WHEN MONKEY COME TO VISIT ME THEY LIKE TO HAVE A NATTER; I ALWAYS GIVE THEM CUPS OF TEA AND THEN WE SIT AND CHATTER

BUT WITH A GOOSE I'D LIKE TO HISS,
AND FLAP ALONG THE GROUND by JOHN BURNINGHAM

BUT WITH A GOOSE I'D LIKE TO HISS, AND FLAP ALONG THE GROUND

WHEN I SAY BAA-AA TO THE SHEEP,
THE SHEEP SAYS BAA-AA TO ME.
BAA-AA GETS A LITTLE BORING, THOUGH  
I WISH SHE'D SPEAK, YOU SEE by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WHEN I SAY BAA-AA TO THE SHEEP, THE SHEEP SAYS BAA-AA TO ME. BAA-AA GETS A LITTLE BORING, THOUGH I WISH SHE'D SPEAK, YOU SEE

THE PIG IS GOOD AT GRUNTING
AND GROVELLING IN THE YARD;
I LIKE TO GRUNT AND GROVEL TOO,
BUT KEEPING CLEAN IS HARD by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE PIG IS GOOD AT GRUNTING AND GROVELLING IN THE YARD; I LIKE TO GRUNT AND GROVEL TOO, BUT KEEPING CLEAN IS HARD

THERE IS A DOG THAT I KNOW WELL,
WHO ONLY LIKES TO HOWL by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THERE IS A DOG THAT I KNOW WELL, WHO ONLY LIKES TO HOWL

OUR TRAIN by JOHN BURNINGHAM

OUR TRAIN

THE BOY AND HIS DOG by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE BOY AND HIS DOG

SOMETIMES WE GO TO THE PARK by JOHN BURNINGHAM

SOMETIMES WE GO TO THE PARK

OF COURSE I WATCH TELEVISION by JOHN BURNINGHAM

OF COURSE I WATCH TELEVISION

ON THE ICE WITH ALDO by JOHN BURNINGHAM

ON THE ICE WITH ALDO

SKATING WITH ALDO by JOHN BURNINGHAM

SKATING WITH ALDO

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