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Mr. Gumpy's Outing (Hardcover) (John Burningham)

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At last, a board book edition of this beloved preschool story.

One sunny day Mr. Gumpy decides to take a ride in his small boat. It's a perfect idea for a lovely summer day, and soon he is joined by children, a rabbit, a cat, a pig, and a host of other friends. But when the goat kicks, the chickens flap, the dog teases the cat and the children squabble -- the boat tips into the water and everyone tumbles out. No one minds getting wet on such a nice day, though, especially since Mr. Gumpy invites everyone to his house for tea.

A colorful new design and sturdy board book format bring this beloved classic to a whole new audience of children.

Mr. Gumpy's Outing is the winner of the 1972 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books and a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

When Mr. Gumpy decides to take a ride down the river, all the children and animals beg to join him on his excursion.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: John Burningham
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2001
TCIN: 11803227
UPC: 9780805066296
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-7846
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Hard to find ! Glad you had it in board format.

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Grandma 2 years ago
I raised my own children on this simple cause and effect story about trying to keep a promise to behave during a trip with others. I've also used it to act out with young students-- we made costumes and scenery and had a great time re-enacting consequences of messing about while traveling. The illus...see moreof the reviewer's review
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