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The snowman

The snowman

Briggs, Raymond, artist

One winter's night, a snowman comes to life and an unforgettable adventure begins. Raymond Briggs' favourite classic is a true piece of Christmas magic - narrated entirely through pictures, it captures the wonder and innocence of childhood and is now recognised throughout the world

Paperback, Book. English. Stories without words. Children's stories. Picture Books. Early Years.
35th anniversary edition.
Published London: Puffin, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Raymond Briggs
ISBN: 072327553X, 9780723275534
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.
Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : all illustrations (colour) ; 29 cm
Subject: Snowmen Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Author note

Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon in 1934, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award for his Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme collection. Raymond lives in Sussex.