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Borka

Written & illustrated by John Burningham
Published by Candlewick Press
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Sep 18, 2018
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Odd appearances don’t get in the way of adventure in a jubilant new edition of John Burningham’s very first picture book, back by popular demand. Mr. and Mrs. Plumpster are delighted when their six eggs hatch into adorable baby goslings. But one has them worried: Borka, who was born without feathers. The doctor encourages Mrs. Plumpster to knit Borka a fuzzy sweater, but while it helps keep out the cold, it doesn’t keep all the other young geese from teasing Borka – until, come migration day, her siblings fly off without her. What is the tearful goose to do? In a brand-new edition of his debut book for children –awarded a prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1963 – the incomparable John Burningham turns a sad beginning into a whimsical tale of pluck and serendipity, kindness and kindred spirits, as he celebrates the rare birds among us.

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Who Wrote Borka

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John Burningham

John Burningham is one of the world’s most recognized and beloved illustrators. His work has received countless awards, including a Boston Globe–Horn Book honor for It’s a Secret! and two Kate Greenaway Medals. Over his fifty-year career, John Burningham has written and illustrated more than thirty picture books, including Picnic, Motor Miles, and Mouse House. He is married to illustrator Helen Oxenbury. They have three children and live in North London.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781536200409
Publication Date:
September 18, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1536200409

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