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- DescriptionIn 1982 Raymond Briggs's classic picture book The Swman was made into an enchanting animated film, w loved by generations of children all over the world. This special gift set combines a magical story book illustrated with pictures from the film and an audio CD with readings by Andrew Sachs and music by Howard Blake, featuring the famous Christmas song, Walking in the Air , sung by Peter Auty.
- Author BiographyRaymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later 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. The biography of his parents in graphic novel form, Ethel & Ernest, became a bestseller in the UK, and an animated feature film based on the novel will be released in 2016.He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year, Dutch Silver Pen Award, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award twice for his Mother Goose Nursery Treasury and Father Christmas. Raymond lives in Sussex.
- Author(s)Raymond Briggs
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication04/10/2007
- FormatMixed media product
- SubjectPre-school & Early Learning
- Series TitleThe Snowman
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date06/01/2017
- Content Notecol. Illustrations
- Weight188 g
- Width244 mm
- Height206 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Read byAndrew Sachs
- Contained items statementContains CD-Audio and Paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 3
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