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Description - The Shopping Basket by John Burningham

Steven is sent out for groceries on to the mean street of the city with only a shopping basket for protection. There are several shady characters about who are offering to lighten the load of the basket by helping themselves to his provisions! Stephen's having none of it and with the help of some of the city's less attractive sights he outsmarts all of them and makes it home in time for tea. With the pictures telling as much of the story as the text, children and adults alike will appreciate the humour and observations from this well known children's author.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099899303
ISBN-10: 0099899302
Format: Paperback / softback
(283mm x 217mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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