John Burningham

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John Burningham (27 April 1936 – 4 January 2019) was a British children's book writer and illustrator.[1] He won many awards including the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1963 for his book called Borka: The Adventures of a Goose With No Feathers.[2] He was also known for illustrating the book Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang.

Burningham was born April 27, 1936 in Farnham, Surrey, England.[3] Burningham died on 4 January 2019 at the age of 82 from pneumonia.[4]

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  1. http://www.bloomsbury.com/authors/microsite.asp?id=460&section=1
  2. "Biblio.com entry". Retrieved 2008-03-15.
  3. "Walker Books entry". Retrieved 2008-03-15.
  4. Flood, Alison (7 January 2019). "John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82" – via www.theguardian.com.