The Snowman: The Book of the Classic Film (Book & CD)
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 winter's day, a boy builds a Snowman. Later that night, under the glittering stars, the Snowman comes to life!
Together they fly through the night sky on a breathtaking and magical journey, until the sun comes up and it's time to go home...
This edition of the classic tale from Raymond Briggs features artwork from the film, accompanied by words, and an audio CD of a wonderful narration by Matthew Macfadyen.
Also available: The Snowman (a picture book with no words) The Snowman and the Snowdog (a picture book with words) And, for older readers, The Snowman - retold by Michael Morpurgo
Briggs, Raymond Raymond 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 was 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. In 2017 Raymond was awarded the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in Sussex.