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De ongelooflijke reis

Sheila Burnford (author), Carl Burger (illustrator)
Subject
Dieren
Title
De ongelooflijke reis / Burnford, Sheila ; ill. van Burger, Carl
Author
Sheila Burnford
Illustrator
Carl Burger
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The incredible journey
Publisher
Amsterdam: Grote Letter Bibliotheek, 1983
189 p. : ill.

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About Sheila Burnford

Sheila Philip Cochrane Burnford née Every (11 May 1918 – 20 April 1984) was a British Canadian writer.

Life and work

Born in Scotland and brought up in various parts of the United Kingdom, she attended St. George's School, Edinburgh, and Harrogate Ladies College. She also attended schools in France and Germany. In 1941 she married Dr. David Burnford, with whom she had three children. During Second World War she worked as a volunteer ambulance driver. In 1951 she emigrated to Canada, settling in Port Arthur, Ontario.

Burnford is best remembered for The Incredible Journey, published by Hodder & Stoughton with illustrations by Carl Burger in 1960. The story of three animal pets traveling in the wilderness won the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award in 1963 and the ALA Aurianne Award in 1963 as the best book on animal life written for children ages 8–1…Read more on Wikipedia