Avocado Baby

Written by John Burningham

Key Stage 1 General Fiction

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This story tells about the Hargraves baby, who is born into a very weak family but grows super-strong once its mother begins feeding it mashed avocado.

Avocado Baby Synopsis

This story tells about the Hargraves baby, who is born into a very weak family but grows super-strong once its mother begins feeding it mashed avocado.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099200611
Publication date: 16th June 1994
Author: John Burningham
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: General Fiction

About John Burningham

John Burningham (1936-2019) studied illustration and graphic design at the Central School of Art, graduating with distinction in 1959. Many illustration commissions followed including iconic posters for London Transport, before the publication of Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers, John’s first book for children (Cape, 1963) which won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration and heralded the beginning of an extraordinary career. John Burningham has since written and illustrated over thirty picture books, that have been translated and distributed all over the world. These feature his classic and much loved children’s books including Chitty ...

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