Mr Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham is a book I think I first read to Big over a decade ago. It's timeless - as he punts his way down the river picking up passengers as he goes. It's a pretty big boat - by the time he's done, he's got all sorts of animals in there, right up the size of a calf. And you can imagine what is going to happen next. It reminds me a little of the old … [Read more...] about Mr Gumpy’s Outing. John Burningham.