Children’s Hour: Mr Gumpy’s Outing

In honour of John Burningham who died last week I am re-posting my Children’s Hour post of his book ‘Mr Gumpy’s Outing’

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Children’s Hour is a feature posted every Thursday here at Lucybird’s Book Blog. Children’s Hour is my time for reviewing children’s picture books. In my job in a nursery I encounter lots of children’s books, and these are the books I use for Children’s Hour.

You can find links to past Children’s Hour posts here.

I’d love to hear everybody’s experiences of the books I review too, and feel free to post me a link to your own reviews, I’d love to make this a bit interactive.

The image (if you were wondering) is taken from Shirley’s Hughes’ Alfie and Annie-Rose books which I loved as a child.

Mr Gumpy's Outing, book, book cover, picture book, John BurninghamMr Gumpy’s Outing, was particularly popular with the toddlers about a year ago- in fact I think one child smuggled it out when he moved up to pre-school, I used to read i to him a lot but I haven’t seen it…

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