Illustrated: From The Collection of John Burningham
Lyon & Turnbull

On 28 February 2018, Lyon & Turnbull will be staging a unique and exciting sale of works from my collection. The sale includes original artwork from many of my books including Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No FeathersCanonball Simp and Mr Gumpy’s Outing as well as a number of posters that I designed for London Transport in the early 1960s to promote coach and underground travel. The auction also includes a number of items from my other great passion – the applied arts.

The auction an be viewed in person or online For further information or to register to bid , please contact Lyon & Turnbull direct:

Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh EH1 3RR

Telephone: 0131 557 8844

Borka The Goose

2018 BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

I was very honoured to receive the 2018 BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, the first ever double award and equally delighted that the other recipient was my wife, Helen Oxenbury.  Further details can be found clicking this link.

John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury at the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony