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 Popular John Burningham Books

chapter book
Wind in the Willows
cars · vehicles
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
picture book
Mr. Gumpy's Outing
new sibling · new babies
There's Going to Be a Baby

All John Burningham Books


Kenneth Grahame
Ian Fleming
Helen Oxenbury

Personal Info

Books Stats

9Authored & Illustrated

Most Recent Book

adventure · travel · family · birds

Highest Rated Book

The Way to the Zoo book
the zoo · animals · adventure
The Way to the Zoo