Borka

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Borka
Written by John Burningham
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536232486
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Borka
The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers

author/illustrator: John Burningham

Mr. and Mrs. Plumpster are delighted when their six eggs hatch into adorable baby goslings. But one has them worried: Borka, who was born without feathers. Mrs. Plumpster knits Borka a fuzzy sweater that helps keep out the cold, but it doesn’t stop the other geese from teasing. And come migration day, Borka’s siblings fly off without her. What will the lonely goose do? It turns out her adventure is only just beginning . . . In his debut book for children—awarded a prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1963—the incomparable John Burningham turns a sad beginning into a whimsical tale of pluck and serendipity, kindness and kindred spirits, as he celebrates the rare birds among us.

The award-winning classic picture book about acceptance and adventure from the unparalleled John Burningham takes flight with a new look for its sixtieth anniversary.
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536232483 /  9781536232486
on sale date:
10/2023
type/format:
Picture Book Fiction / Paperback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 7/16" x 11"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Family; Animals; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
John Burningham is one of the world’s most recognized and beloved illustrators. His work has received countless awards, including a Boston GlobeHorn Book honor for It’s a Secret! and two Kate Greenaway Medals. Over his fifty-year career, John Burningham has written and illustrated more than thirty picture books, including Picnic, Motor Miles, and Mouse House. He is married to illustrator Helen Oxenbury. They have three children and live in North London.
 
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