Author & Illustrator

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.

Most Recent Book
Borka book

"About" from Candlewick Press Fall 2018 catalog.

chapter Books

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang book
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

picture Books

Borka book
Mouse House book
Mouse House
Motor Miles book
Motor Miles
The Way to the Zoo book
The Way to the Zoo
There's Going to Be a Baby book
There's Going to Be a Baby
Picnic book
It's a Secret! book
It's a Secret!


Helen Oxenbury
Helen Oxenbury
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
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