This is the classic boardbook edition of the now famous Christmas tale. James builds a snowman in the garden and wakes up in the night to find that it has come to life. He shows the Snowman his house, and in return the Snowman takes him on a magical journey.
- Board book | 34 pages
- 129 x 176 x 20mm
- 26 Oct 2000
- Penguin Books Ltd
- Puffin Books
- United Kingdom
- colour illustrations
A young boy and his wintertime friend share a magical night of friendship, fun, and flying in this award-winning, wordless story.
Back cover copy
The Alphabet Book by P. D. EastmanDr. Seuss's ABC by Dr. SeussThe Foot Book by Dr. SeussGo, Dog. Go! by P. D. EastmanHand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al PerkinsHe Bear, She Bear by Stan & Jan BerenstainI'll Teach My Dog a Lot of Words by Michael FrithInside, Outside, Upside Down by Stan & Jan BerenstainMr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? by Dr. SeussOld Hat, New Hat by Stan & Jan BerenstainThe Shape of Me and Other Stuff by Dr. SeussThe Snowman by Raymond BriggsStop, Train, Stop! by the Rev. W. AwdryThere's a Wocket in My Pocket! by Dr. Seuss
About Raymond Briggs
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 will be 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. Raymond lives in Sussex.
Our customer reviews
This is a lovely book, but it wasn't what I imagined from the description here. The book is purely a story told via illustrations. There is no text in this book. I purchased it for my 26 month old daughter, but I think it is currently too old for her.show moreby Diana Boswarva