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The Snowman (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Board book)

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Description


Celebrate Christmas with this award-winning, wordless story of a young boy and his wintertime friend.

Experience a magical night of friendship, fun, and flying in this beautifully illustrated classic board book, perfect for the holiday season and children young and old.

About the Author


Raymond Briggs was born in London in 1934.  At the age of 15, he  went to Wimbeldon Art School to learn how to draw, as he wanted to become a cartoonist.  But there he was told that cartooning was not a profession for gentlemen and that he ought to be a painter.  Raymond then went on to the Slade School in London to study painting as a full-time student.  During his spare time, he began work on a portfolio of illustrations of all kinds, including jackets and a wide selection of drawings to take to publishers.  After illustrating for advertising, newspapers and books, Raymond discovered that book illustration inspired him the most, since it offered far greater variety and freedom than anything else.  Raymond has always found it unfavorable to sustain a consistent illustration style for a long period of time.  He is always seeking to try something else new and different with his work.  Some of Raymond's best known works are The Snowman , The Man , and The Bear .  The setting for The Snowman is based on Raymond's own house and garden, which is in Sussex, England at the foot of South Downs, a few miles from Brighton.  


Product Details
ISBN: 9780375810671
ISBN-10: 0375810676
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 26th, 2000
Pages: 24
Language: English
Series: Bright & Early Board Books(TM)