Fri, Mar 18|
'John Burningham: An illustrated life' Exhibition at Burgh House
Discover the wild, wonderful, irreverent work of author, illustrator, and beloved Hampstead resident, John Burningham (1936-2019).
Time & Location
Mar 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – Sep 04, 2022, 7:00 AM
London, New End Square, London NW3 1LT, UK
Free Entry Opening Times: 10am - 4pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday
Down with the simpering 19th century goody-goody books that deprived children of their animal nature, wild imagination and lust for living Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are introducing Burningham’s autobiography.For some visitors this exhibition will be a chance to re-connect with childhood favourites, including the featherless Borka, the ever-patient Mr Gumpy, and the mighty Shirley. For others it will be a chance to discover the wild, wonderful, irreverent work of author, illustrator, and beloved Hampstead resident, John Burningham (1936-2019).