Time To Get Out Of The Bath, Shirley

Time To Get Out Of The Bath, Shirley

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It's time to get out of the bath but Shirley's not listening. She's floated away to a secret watery land beyond the plughole - to where knights ride white horses, and kings and queens float in moats around their castles...show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 218.44 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1
  • 0099200511
  • 9780099200512
  • 115,011

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"He is one of the best writers in the business" * Financial Times * "This book will be enjoyed by busy mums and their escapist children" * Practical Parenting *show more

About John Burningham

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. These feature his classic and much loved children's books including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, by Ian Fleming (Jonathan Cape, 1964); Mr Gumpy's Outing (Jonathan Cape, 1970) also awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal; Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (Jonathan Cape, 1972); The Shopping Basket (Random House, 1980); The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Penguin/Puffin, 1983); Granpa (Jonathan Cape, 1984) later made into an animated film and Oi! Get off our Train (Jonathan Cape, 1989) and various books for adults England (Jonathan Cape, 1992); France (Jonathan Cape, 1998); The Time of Your Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2002) and When We Were Young (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004). John is married to the illustrator, Helen Oxenbury. They have three children, three grandchildren and a dog named Miles. They live in London.show more

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"This book will be enjoyed by busy mums and their escapist children"show more

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63 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 32% (20)
4 29% (18)
3 30% (19)
2 8% (5)
1 2% (1)
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