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Alice Bardgett & Harry King

Title: Borka: the Adventure of a Goose with No Feathers
Illustrator: John Burningham
Winning Year: 1963

Borka one of six goslings hatched by Mrs Plumster, is different from the rest, she has no feathers. The doctor advises the distressed mother to knit some for her daughter, but the grey jersey makes swimming and flying equally difficult and Borka is left