The Snowman

A truly timeless part of Christmas, told in dreamlike snowy pictures. Not a word in sight. One winter’s day, a little boy builds a snowman. And that very night, the snowman comes to life! Follow the boy and the snowman as they fly together through the starry heavens, seeing the wintry world pass by. Where are they going? What will they see? And who will they meet? A fantasy night-time journey sparkling with magic and wonder: one of the best-loved festive stories ever told.

  • A classic Christmas favourite and wordless masterpiece
  • Narrated entirely through beautiful snowy illustrations
  • Just right for pre-readers, as the pictures tell the story
  • Packs a world of wonder and emotion into simple scenes

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    Raymond Briggs has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Father Christmas and his Mother Goose Treasury, and has also won the Nestle Smarties and Kurt Maschler awards.

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