John Burningham is one of the world's most recognized and beloved illustrators. He has received two Kate Greenaway Medals and countless other awards, including a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor for It's a Secret! Over his fifty-year career, John Burningham has written and illustrated more than thirty picture books, including Picnic and The Way to the Zoo, and has also illustrated the work of other authors, such as Kenneth Grahame and Ian Fleming. John Burningham and his wife, Helen Oxenbury, live in North London.
John Burningham currently resides in London. John Burningham was born in 1936.