Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library by Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library

Written by Raymond Briggs

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Four charming board books in a handsome slipcase capture the Christmas magic of Briggs’s original wintery picture books, Father Christmas and The Snowman. All the special features of the time are recorded under the themes Weather, Words, Numbers, Opposites. A beautiful seasonal gift.


Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library by Raymond Briggs

With four little books full of Christmas magic, there is something to keep everyone happy on Christmas day. Based on Raymond briggs' bestselling favourites The Snowman and Father Christmas, there are four concept based books, including words, weather, opposites and counting. The perfect introduction to the world of the Snowman for very little readers.

About the Author

Raymond Briggs

'Raymond Briggs was born in Wimbledon Park, London, in 1934. His father, Ernest, was a Co-op milkman for over thirty years and was awarded a certificate when he retired. His mother, Ethel, was 'in service' for over twenty years but received no certificate. At the age of ten, Briggs passed 'The Scholarship' and went to the local Grammar School. Here he had daily speech lessons and learned to become middle class. After five years he was awarded 'The School Certificate'. At the age of fifteen he went to the local art school and after two years he was awarded 'The Intermediate Art Certificate'. After two further years studying painting he was awarded 'The National Diploma of Design (in Painting) Certificate'. He was then conscripted into the army where he attained no rank but was awarded a certificate saying 'Excused Boots'. He studied painting for two more years at the Slade School of Fine Art and here he was awarded 'The Diploma of Fine Art (London University) Certificate'. Since leaving the Slade in 1957 and failing as a painter, he has been a freelance illustrator, book designer and writer producing what are known as 'children's' books. For work in this field he has been awarded several certificates....'

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

27th September 2010




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