Time to Get Out of the Bath, Shirley
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Time to Get Out of the Bath, Shirley by John Burningham
Book DescriptionIt'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...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099200512
(290mm x 230mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 17-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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US Kirkus Review » Through a bathtub drain astride a rubber duck is an unlikely route to a medieval fantasy - for one thing most children's fantasies about drains are nightmares and for another bathrooms and jousting fields haven't the natural association of the pirate ship and beach in Come Away From the Water, Shirley (1977). But then Shirley's imagination never did run in conventional channels, and here she has a glorious time on land with knights on horseback and in the water with a king and queen who blow up their rubber ducks to join her in the moat. Burningham's unobtrusively mixed media and techniques on the fantasy pages are splendidly suited to the purpose, and there are some subtly amusing interactions with the facing sketches of Shirley's mother back tidying up in her prosaic bathroom. (More so than the old poop on the beach, she could be any mother.) Sparkling. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - 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 over 45 years.
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