Annal: 1970 Kate Greenaway Medal

Results of the Kate Greenaway Medal in the year 1970.

Book:Mr. Gumpy's Outing

Mr. Gumpy's Outing

John Burningham

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.

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