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- DescriptionThis is an adorable book and toy giftset featuring The Swman and The Swdog. The Swman flies again...One winter's night a little boy is taken on a breathtaking, magical adventure when the Swman and Swdog he has made come to life and fly with him over the rooftops and across the sea to the North Pole. This giftset includes a picture book and an adorable plush Swdog. This new adventure is based on the original story of The Swman by Raymond Briggs. 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 was awarded the Kate Greenaway medal and has created characters that are w icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Swman. Raymond lives in Sussex.
- 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 Publication03/10/2013
- FormatMixed media product
- SubjectNovelty & Activity Books
- Series TitleThe Snowman and the Snowdog
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight260 g
- Width156 mm
- Height212 mm
- Spine98 mm
- Contained items statementContains Toy and Paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 2
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