John Burningham's ABC
John Burningham ~ Bobbs Merrill, 1967
Already the countdown to the holidays has begun. The handmade calendar on my son's bedroom door is proof enough that you can't keep Christmas from coming. Yesterday, I started The Hunger Games (finally) thus why I was out of commison for a large chunk of the day. But I was also working on pulling together my annual Great Holiday Give, where I have five days of giveaways of brand spanking new fancy reprints of vintage books.
Stay tuned soon for details.
In the meantime, there's always room for more John Burninghan in the collective subconscious. Here is one of his earlier books, lovingly scanned from my friend's dustjacketed American first edition. A brilliant artist with a limitless imagination, I love how he draws animals. So much personality!
John Patrick Norman McHennessy - the boy who was always late
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