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England by John Burningham

England by John Burningham

Offers an idiosyncratic view of England, taking the reader through the traditional year - isolating the quirks and exploring the obsessions of English life: the love of pomp and ceremony, preoccupation with the weather, royalty and rituals.
John Burningham studied illustration and graphic design at the Central School of Art, graduating with distinction in 1959. Many illustration commissions followed including iconic posters for London Transport, before the publication of Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers, John’s first book for children (Cape, 1963) which won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration and heralded the beginning of an extraordinary career.John Burningham has since written and illustrated over thirty picture books, that have been translated and distributed all over the world.John is married to the illustrator, Helen Oxenbury. They have three children, three grandchildren and a dog named Miles. They live in London.

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