Illus. in full color. A wordless story. The pictures have "the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The experience is one that neither he nor young 'readers' will ever regret or forget."--(starred) Booklist.
About Raymond Briggs
Raymond Briggs is one of the most successful picture book creators of our time. His books include classics such as Father Christmas, The Snowman and Fungus the Bogeyman. Several of his books have been televised and When the Wind Blows has also been staged as theatre. Raymond Briggs lives in Sussex.
Raymond Briggs is one of the most successful picture book creators of our time: he has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration. Ug, his last book, was the winner of the Smarties Silver Award.
WINNER 1979 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award SUBMITTED 1978 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year SUBMITTED 1978 Horn Book Fanfare WINNER Redbook Children's Picturebook Awards SUBMITTED 1978 Library of Congress Children's Books of the Year WINNER 1978 School Library Journal Best Books of the Year WINNER 1978 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winners WINNER 1978 ALA Notable Children's Books