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The Snowman by Raymond Briggs - 1978-01-06 - from Books Express (SKU: 0394839730q)

The Snowman

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs - 1978-01-06 - from Books Express (SKU: 0394839730q)

The Snowman

by Raymond Briggs

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ISBN 10
0394839730
ISBN 13
9780394839738
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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.  

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Seller Inventory #
0394839730q
Title
The Snowman
Author
Raymond Briggs
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardback
ISBN 10
0394839730
ISBN 13
9780394839738
Publisher
Random House Children's Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1978-01-06

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