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Raymond Briggs

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Raymond Briggs studied at Wimbledon Art School, the Central School of Art and the Slade. Many of his books are now classics and some - THE SNOWMAN, FATHER CHRISTMAS, FATHER CHRISTMAS GOES ON HOLIDAY and WHEN THE WIND BLOWS - have been made into successful films. Raymond Briggs lives in Sussex.
    30th November 2015

    The Snowman

    Mum, Dad, Holly and Zak are so excited when it starts snowing. Rushing outside, they build a snowman, complete with but... More

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    9th December 1971

    The Elephant and the Bad Baby

    The Elephant and the Bad Baby is the classic story from Elfrida Vipont and Raymond Briggs. The Elephant takes t... More

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    13th October 2003

    Father Christmas

    Father Christmas awoke from his dream of summer in the sun, and there is was on the calendar, December 24th, Christmas E... More

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    23rd September 2015

    The Snowman and the Snowdog

    The Snowman and The Snowdog is the much-anticipated sequel to The Snowman by Raymond Briggs. This enchantin... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th October 2016

    The Bear

    One night a great big, white polar comes to stay with Tilly. The bear's got black hooked claws and huge yellow teeth; ... More

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    25th January 1973

    Jim and the Beanstalk

    A wonderful retelling from Snowman-author Raymond Briggs - Jim and the Beanstalk. A re-telling of the classic c... More

    (2 reviews)
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    2nd March 2017

    UG: Boy Genius of the Stone Age and His Search for Soft Trousers

    Ug and his parents live in the Stone Age. And that means stone blankets, stone cold food, an even colder cave and, worst... More

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    29th September 1977

    Father Christmas Goes on Holiday

    In this hilarious sequel from Raymond Briggs, author of The Snowman and inspiration for The Snowman and The Snowdo... More

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    1st October 2015

    The Snowman and the Snowdog Pop-up Picture Book

    A beautiful pop-up gift edition of the enchanting Snowman and the Snowdog animated film! Based on the animation for Chan... More

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    23rd September 2015

    The Snowman: The Book of the Classic Film

    Based on the classic film, fly away on a magical journey with The Snowman . After the snow settles on a cold wi... More

    (1 review)
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