John Burningham Mr Gumpy's Motor Car

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Mr Gumpy's Motor Car

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Mr Gumpy has decided to go for a ride in his motor car. It's a nice day and the sun is shining, so off he goes. But he only gets as far as the lane before the children, the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, the calf and the goat ask if they can come along too. As the motor car and its passengers make their way across the field, the weather begins to turn and the rain is soon pouring down. The tyres cannot grip the muddy ground, so 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 once more as they drive across the bridge - and there's time for a swim on the way home.

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Mr. Gumpy, who charmed us in Mr. Gumpy's Outing, is ready for another day trip--this time in his lovely red car. Once again, a veritable menagerie clamours to be included, and that's fine with amiable Mr. Gumpy: "All right. But it will be a squash." The day progresses nicely--until a dark rain cloud moves in. When the inevitable happens--the car gets stuck--no one is willing to help push.

"Not me," said the goat. "I'm too old."
"Not me," said the calf. "I'm too young."
"Not me," said the cat. "It would ruin my fur."

And the excuses go on. Luckily, in Mr. Gumpy's life, there seems to be a happy ending to every day, and so there is to this day. John Burningham has been creating one award-winning picture book after another for over three decades. This captivating book is no exception. Winner of several awards, including The New York Times Book Review Outstanding Children's Book of 1976, Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car will delight children of all ages in many decades to come. Uniquely appealing illustrations pair with soothing, yet exciting text to build a story young readers (and listeners) will return to time after time. (Ages 2 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

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Book Description RED FOX BOOKS (RAND). Book Condition: New. 2002. New edition. Paperback. Mr Gumpy is going out for a drive in his motor car, but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, the calf and the goat all want to come along, too. All is well until the rain pours down, the wheels start to spin on the muddy track and Mr Gumpy's companions all find excuses not to get out and push the car. Series: Mr Gumpy. Num Pages: 32 pages, 32. BIC Classification: 5AF; YBC; YFB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 250 x 245 x 4. Weight in Grams: 190. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099417958

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