Author(s): John Burningham
It's a lovely day andMr. Gumpy decides to go for a ride in his motor car. But everyone else wants to come too As
the motor car and its passengers makes its way across the field, the rain begins. Mr. Gumpy asks for volunteers to push the car, but everyone has an excuse, until it gets so bad that they all have to get out and help. Eventually, the sun shines oncemore as they drive across the bridge --and there's time for a swim on the way home.
A classic. Mr Gumpy, star of Mr Gumpy's Outing, is back for a second adventure.
John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.