Beloved children's author Michael Morpurgo has re-imagined Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman for a new generation of readers.
One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling.
He spends the whole day making his perfect snowman; he has coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose... just like the snowman from his favourite story.
That night, something magical happens- the Snowman comes to life!
He and James take to the skies on a magical adventure where they meet someone very special.
Inspired by the timeless tale, Michael Morpurgo and Robin Shaw have created the perfect Christmas story for the whole family.
The Snowman is the perfect festive read for ALL the family!
For little ones: The Snowman board book
For younger children: The Snowman classic picture book with no words
For younger readers: The Snowman and Snowdog (a picture book with words)
For 7+ readers: The Snowman - retold by Michael Morpurgo
Michael Morpurgo Biography
Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning English author, born in St. Alban’s in 1943. After attending St. Matthias primary school in London, Michael was sent away to boarding school, which he never liked and wrote about in his novel, Butterly Lion.
Robin Shaw is an award-winning animator and illustrator known for his beautifully lyrical hand-drawn work.
As well as fifteen years as a director of animated commercials, he has worked closely with children's author and illustrator Raymond Briggs on a number of film projects. He was part of the directing team behind the hit Channel 4 TV speciaMore about Robin Shaw