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In John Burningham's well-stocked collection of the wit and wisdom that comes with age are contributions from Raymond Briggs, Ivor Cutler, Frank Dickens, Michael Foot, Richard Ingrams, Doris Lessing, Patrick Moore, Dervla Murphy, Ronald Searle, Tom Sharpe, Chad Varah, and many others on such themes as time, birthdays, travel, and love. Woven in amongst the pieces is a rich selection of quotes—from T. S. Eliot and Leon Trotsky to Bob Hope and Ogden Nash—and 50 witty and poignant drawings by John Burningham.
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John Burningham, two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, is the celebrated author and illustrator of many much-loved books for children, including Avocado Baby, Borka, Mr Gumpy's Outing, Trubloff, Grandpa and Cloudland, and of two illustrated books for adults, England and France.Review:
'The worst thing about old age is the speeding up of time... I had a party for my fiftieth birthday and another for my sixtieth, three or four years later' Raymond Briggs
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