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John Burningham

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £19.99
Providing fresh insights into the author's work, this title is a suitable gift for Burningham fans, and for those interested in illustration.

Mr.Gumpy's Motor Car

Paperback, 01/08/2002, £6.99
Mr Gumpy is going out for a drive in his motor car, but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, the calf and the goat all want to come along, too. All is well until the rain pours down, the wheels start to spin on the muddy track and Mr Gumpy's companions all find excuses not to get out and push the car.

John Patrick Norman McHennessey, the Boy Who Was Always Late

Paperback, 16/08/1990, £6.99
Every day, John Patrick sets off along the road to school, and although he hurries, strange and improbable happenings repeatedly make him late. To make things worse, his teacher never believes his story.

Tug of War

Paperback, 02/05/2013, £6.99
Hare, Hippopotamus and Elephant live together, but not happily, for Hippopotamus and Elephant are forever teasing poor Hare. One day, Hare decides to teach his friends a lesson, and so the great tug of war begins ...

Motor Miles

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £6.99
Miles is a very difficult dog... Until he is given his very own motor car and learns to love the open road! This story gently explores the transformational power of freedom. Featuring expressive artwork, this is a story that children will immediately engage with, while parents absorb the subtle celebration of change and growing up.

Magic Bed

Paperback, 04/03/2004, £5.99
Georgie has got a new bed, but it's not like other beds. For each night, Georgie says the magic word and it whisks him away on a fantastic adventure. He loves his bed, but one day he and his family go on holiday, and when they come back, Granny has a big surprise for Georgie ...

Avocado Baby

Paperback, 16/06/1994, £7.99
The Hargraves want their new baby to grow up big and strong. But the puny mite will hardly eat a thing. One day Mrs Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl and the baby gobbles it up. Soon, the strangest things start to happen...

Shopping Basket

Paperback, 15/10/1992, £5.99
An ordinary trip to the shop becomes an extraordinary adventure for Steven as he encounters all sorts of hazards on his way home and has to use his wits to overcome them. By the author of "Oi! Get Off Our Train", "Granpa" and "Borka, the Adventures of a Goose with no Feathers".

Come Away from the Water, Shirley

Paperback, 15/10/1992, £7.99
While Shirley's parents sit on the beach with their knitting and newspapers, Shirley embarks on a fantasy adventure, interrupted only when her parents become over-fussy. The author also wrote "Granpa", "Oi! Get Off Our Train" and "Borka, the Adventures of a Goose with no Feathers".


Paperback, 08/05/2014, £6.99
One day Boy and Girl go out for a picnic. They meet all sorts of creatures along the way - some come with them and some chase them, but whatever happens, today will be a day for Adventure!


Paperback, 17/06/1993, £5.99
John Burningham brings us this poetic tale about a special friendship between a lonely girl and her secret friend, Aldo. With Aldo around, sunshine and laughter fill the little girl's life and she forgets her everyday fears.

Where's Julius?

Paperback, 01/06/2001, £5.99
Julius is always too busy to come to meals - he's riding Egyptian camels, cooling hippos in the Lombo Bombo river or doing any number of important and daring activities which make it difficult to get to the table.