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Written and illustrated by John Burningham
Published by Candlewick Press
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What's Picnic About

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When Boy and Girl go out for a picnic, they meet Sheep, Pig, and Duck and invite them along, but the group loses several things before they can sit down to eat.

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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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Publication Date:
May 13, 2014