The Snowman

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Ladybird, 1996 - Children's stories, English - 32 pages
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It was snowing! James builds a snowman which, for one magical night, comes alive! The book is illustrated with stills from the Raymond Briggs film The Snowman.

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Excellent wordless book for aspiring readers!

User Review  - Shirley -

As a former school teacher, this book has always been a favorite! Here's why: 1. The pictures are inviting to children, both in the colors chosen and in the media used (look as though pictures were ... Read full review

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User Review  - missbrandysue - LibraryThing

James makes a snowman. Later that night he finds the snowman has come alive. He brings him in his house to show him around. Then the snowman takes him flying over the city. The next day James finds that the snowman has melted. A good book for beginning readers. Very simple text. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

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.

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