Raymond Briggs's classic book The Swman has captivated generations of children and their parents with its beautiful and delicate pencil illustrations. Transformed into a successful animation, the magical story has become a highlight of Christmas year after year. And w, in a film commissioned to celebrate thirty years of the original animation, the Swman flies again - along with an adorable puppy friend. Employing many of the same artists, and artistic methods, The Swman and the Swdog has been hailed as a touching and beautiful sequel. This beautiful postcard set brings together for the first time the incredible illustrations from Raymond's original book with stunning artwork from the new film.
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 has since produced a treasure trove of work. His characters are iconic for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman and, of course, the beloved Snowman. He has won many awards including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year and the Kate Greenaway for his Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme collection. Raymond lives in Sussex.