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One day Boy and Girl go out for a picnic. They meet all sorts of creatures along the way - some come with them and some chase them, but whatever happens, today will be a day for Adventure!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 255 x 295 x 4mm | 237g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Red Fox Picture Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly Illustrations (colour)
  • 1849417997
  • 9781849417990
  • 443,780

About John Burningham

John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning 50 years.show more

Review quote

"A delicate echo of Burningham's much-loved Mr Gumpy's Outing" -- Julia Eccleshare Guardian "The book invites children to identify the characters, and to point to them and to lost objects. The drawings carry their sophisticated skill lightly... An ideal step forwards from board books" -- Nicolette Jones Children's Book of the Week, The Sunday Timesshow more

Review Text

"A delicate echo of Burningham’s much-loved Mr Gumpy’s Outing"show more

Back cover copy

Who wants to go on a picnic? Follow the children as they take their basket and set off to find the perfect spot. Look out for all the things that get lost along the way. Can you help to find them? "A delicate echo of Burningham's much-loved Mr Gumpy's Outing" JULIA ECCLESHARE, GUARDIANshow more

Rating details

184 ratings
3.11 out of 5 stars
5 10% (19)
4 21% (39)
3 42% (77)
2 23% (42)
1 4% (7)
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