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 BACKBONE OF ENGLAND AND ALL WHO SAIL IN HER ...
(BERNARD KOPS, GUARDIAN, 25 AUGUST 2001) by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE BACKBONE OF ENGLAND AND ALL WHO SAIL IN HER ... (BERNARD KOPS, GUARDIAN, 25 AUGUST 2001)

HE TOOK THE YOUNG TIGER BACK TO ITS FATHER AND MOTHER, WHO WERE VERY PLEASED THAT GEORGIE HAD FOUND THEIR CHILD by JOHN BURNINGHAM

HE TOOK THE YOUNG TIGER BACK TO ITS FATHER AND MOTHER, WHO WERE VERY PLEASED THAT GEORGIE HAD FOUND THEIR CHILD

THEN HE HAD A RACE WITH SOME WITCHES by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THEN HE HAD A RACE WITH SOME WITCHES

ALSO, WHEN TAPIOCA IS COOKED IN MILK IT BECOMES TRANSLUCENT AND JELLY-LIKE, CAUSING CHILDREN TO DETECT A RESEMBLANCE BETWEEN IT AND FROG SPAWN
(ALAN DAVIDSON, THE OXFORD COMPANION TO FOOD, 1999) by JOHN BURNINGHAM

ALSO, WHEN TAPIOCA IS COOKED IN MILK IT BECOMES TRANSLUCENT AND JELLY-LIKE, CAUSING CHILDREN TO DETECT A RESEMBLANCE BETWEEN IT AND FROG SPAWN (ALAN DAVIDSON, THE OXFORD COMPANION TO FOOD, 1999)

WE RETURNED HOME BY TRAIN
(JEFFREY ARCHER) by JOHN BURNINGHAM

WE RETURNED HOME BY TRAIN (JEFFREY ARCHER)

YOU ARE A VERY NOISY BOY, EDWARDO. YOU ARE THE NOISIEST BOY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD by JOHN BURNINGHAM

YOU ARE A VERY NOISY BOY, EDWARDO. YOU ARE THE NOISIEST BOY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD

EDWARDO HELPS WITH THE LIONS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

EDWARDO HELPS WITH THE LIONS

EDWARDO WITH THE LIONS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

EDWARDO WITH THE LIONS

FROM TIME TO TIME, EDWARDO WAS NASTY TO LITTLE CHILDREN by JOHN BURNINGHAM

FROM TIME TO TIME, EDWARDO WAS NASTY TO LITTLE CHILDREN

GOING TO A PARTY by JOHN BURNINGHAM

GOING TO A PARTY

THE DOGS by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THE DOGS

NORMAN DANCING WITH A CAT IN A FLORAL HAT by JOHN BURNINGHAM

NORMAN DANCING WITH A CAT IN A FLORAL HAT

MALCOLM IN ORANGE by JOHN BURNINGHAM

MALCOLM IN ORANGE

BOY AND GIRL by JOHN BURNINGHAM

BOY AND GIRL

THEY ALL LOOKED FOR SHEEP'S HAT. CAN YOU FIND IT? by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THEY ALL LOOKED FOR SHEEP'S HAT. CAN YOU FIND IT?

SO THEY ALL WENT TO FIND A PLACE TO HAVE THEIR PICNIC by JOHN BURNINGHAM

SO THEY ALL WENT TO FIND A PLACE TO HAVE THEIR PICNIC

DUCK, PIG, SHEEP, BOY AND GIRL RAN AS FAST AS THEY COULD TOWARDS THE WOOD TO HIDE FROM BULL by JOHN BURNINGHAM

DUCK, PIG, SHEEP, BOY AND GIRL RAN AS FAST AS THEY COULD TOWARDS THE WOOD TO HIDE FROM BULL

THEY ALL WENT OVER THE FIELD TO FIND A PLACE FOR THEIR PICNIC ... by JOHN BURNINGHAM

THEY ALL WENT OVER THE FIELD TO FIND A PLACE FOR THEIR PICNIC ...

PIG'S BALL ROLLED INTO A POND AND DUCK WENT IN TO LOOK FOR IT by JOHN BURNINGHAM

PIG'S BALL ROLLED INTO A POND AND DUCK WENT IN TO LOOK FOR IT

CAN YOU FIND BOY, GIRL, PIG, SHEEP AND DUCK? by JOHN BURNINGHAM

CAN YOU FIND BOY, GIRL, PIG, SHEEP AND DUCK?

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