Bun Bun's Birthday

Bun Bun's Birthday

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Overview

Bun Bun's Birthday by Scrimger, Gillian Johnson

A birthday party for baby Brenda, or Bun Bun as she’s called, is a wonderful thing – unless, of course, you’re her older sister. Poor Winifred is put out. She thinks the party should be for her.

Winifred learns that she too had a first birthday, and a party of her own. What’s more, she has a special job: to help Bun Bun remember her first birthday party in years to come. Now in paperback, Bun Bun’s Birthday is sure to delight a new gang of little tykes.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887765209
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 03/07/2001
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.94(w) x 8.67(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 5 - 6 Years

About the Author

A columnist and novelist, Richard Scrimger grew up in Toronto, always writing but never really considering it a career, until after the birth of his first two children, twins, when he discovered the only time he could seriously write was during their naps. His style clearly demonstrates the influence of his experiences as a waiter in Toronto’s upscale restaurants, and as a stay-at-home father to his four children.

Genuinely witty, his work can be described as multi-dimensional - comic elements ride upon the surface, supported by varying levels of seriousness underneath.

Columns detailing Richard’s adventures in parenthood have been published in The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, and Today’s Parent, and were compiled in a collection titled Still Life with Children. His first adult novel, Crosstown, was a finalist for the City of Toronto Book Award. His first children’s novel, The Nose from Jupiter, won the 10th annual Mr. Christie Book Award, was selected as an A.B.A. Kid’s Pick of the List title, and was a finalist for the Ontario Library Association’s 1999 Silver Birch Award.

Richard Scrimger is also the author of The Way to Schenectady about the adventures of the Peeler family on the road; Mystical Rose, an adult novel; and a sequel to The Nose from Jupiter entitled A Nose for Adventure. In 2001 Scrimger published Bun Bun’s Birthday a picture book illustrated by Gillian Johnson, and a Peeler Christmas story called Of Mice and Nutcrackers. He and his family live in Cobourg, Ontario.

Gillian Johnson is a former nationalspeedskater and English teacher who grew up in Winnipeg. She has written and illustrated two picture books, Saranohair and My Sister Gracie. She lives in England with her husband, Nicholas Shakespeare.


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