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Raymond Briggs (1934–2022)

Author of The Snowman

103+ Works 8,553 Members 184 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

Raymond Briggs was born in London in 1934. One of the most innovative & popular author-illustrators in the world, he has won many awards for his work. His children's books, including the classics "The Snowman" & "Father Christmas" have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in England. show more (Publisher Provided) show less

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Image credit: Raymond Briggs in 1978

Series

Works by Raymond Briggs

The Snowman (1978) 2,578 copies
The Snowman Storybook (1990) 896 copies
When the Wind Blows (1982) 696 copies
Father Christmas (1973) 550 copies
Jim and the Beanstalk (1970) 530 copies
Fungus the Bogeyman (1977) 452 copies
The Bear (1994) 285 copies
Gentleman Jim (1980) 185 copies
The Man (1992) 113 copies
Mother Goose Treasury (1657) 81 copies
The Snowman and the Snowdog (1800) 75 copies
The Puddleman (2004) 48 copies
The Snowman Flap Book (1990) 48 copies
Blooming Books (2003) 33 copies
The Snowman Clock Book (1991) 29 copies
Notes From the Sofa (2015) 28 copies
Fee Fi Fo Fum (1964) 22 copies
Time For Lights Out (2019) 21 copies
Unlucky Wally (1987) 21 copies
Ivor the Invisible (2001) 18 copies
Father Christmas [1991 animated TV movie] (1991) — Writer — 14 copies
The snowman 13 copies
Midnight adventure (1976) 9 copies
The Party (1985) 9 copies
Ring-a-Ring o' Roses (1962) 8 copies
The Strange House (1977) 7 copies
The Snowman: Film Book (2004) 6 copies
The Snowman: Pop-up Bk (1986) 5 copies
Numbers (2012) 4 copies
Snowman Pop-Up (2019) 4 copies
Snowman: Words (2012) 3 copies
Weather (2012) 2 copies
The Snowman Buggy Book (2009) 2 copies
The Swan Princes (1964) 2 copies
The Snowdog Shaped Board (2017) 2 copies
Siôn Corn (1991) 1 copy
[Snowman]: Opposites (2012) 1 copy
Der Bär 1 copy
NOAH'S ARK 1 copy
The Snowman Sound Book (2011) 1 copy
Snen (1978) 1 copy
Monsieur Flaque (2004) 1 copy
First Up Everest (1969) 1 copy
L'orso. Ediz. a colori (2021) 1 copy
O Boneco De Neve (2010) 1 copy

Associated Works

Raymond Briggs' The Snowman (Step-Into-Reading) (1999) — Original Concept — 404 copies
The Elephant and the Bad Baby (1969) — Illustrator — 283 copies
All in a Day (1986) — Illustrator — 219 copies
The Snowman [1982 TV movie] (1982) — Original book — 139 copies
The Adventures of Bert (2001) — Illustrator — 105 copies
A Bit More Bert (2002) — Illustrator — 66 copies
The Fairy Tale Treasury (1972) — Illustrator — 63 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best War Comics (2007) — Contributor — 43 copies
A Book of Magical Beasts (1965) — Illustrator, some editions — 32 copies
The Fair to Middling (1962) — Illustrator — 32 copies
When The Wind Blows [1986 film] (1986) — Original book — 24 copies
The Snowman and the Snowdog [2012 film] (2015) — Original book — 20 copies
Festivals (1972) — Illustrator, some editions — 18 copies
Alphabet Gallery: An ABC Of Contemporary Illustrators (1999) — Illustrator — 17 copies
Peter and the Piskies: Cornish Folk and Fairy Tales (1958) — Illustrator — 16 copies
The castle book (1960) — Illustrator — 15 copies
A Book of Giants (Puffin Books) (1968) — Illustrator, some editions — 14 copies
Shackletons Epic Voyage (1969) — Illustrator — 10 copies
Ethel & Ernest [2016 film] (2018) — Original book — 9 copies
Lindbergh, the lone flier (1968) — Illustrator — 4 copies
Danger on Glass Island (1960) — Illustrator — 1 copy

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159. Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs in Backlisted Book Club (March 2022)

Reviews

 
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filbo_2024 | Apr 25, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Grades Pre-K - 2
Awards: Redbook Children's Picturebook Awards
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (1979)
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (1978)
Library of Congress Children's Books of the Year (1978)
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year (1978)
Horn Book Fanfare (1978)
 
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LelandWarnack | 62 other reviews | Apr 2, 2024 |
Hilarious! and ridiculous! Wonderful illustration! Not my favorite of Raymond Briggs, but lots of fun anyway!
 
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njcur | 5 other reviews | Feb 13, 2024 |
Lovely sweet book. Made tears in my eyes. Fabulous illustration. I just wanted to nestle in and live in this book for awhile!
 
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njcur | 17 other reviews | Jan 24, 2024 |

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Works
103
Also by
21
Members
8,553
Popularity
#2,813
Rating
4.1
Reviews
184
ISBNs
391
Languages
17
Favorited
3

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