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Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

Beloved creator of Fungus the Bogeyman and Father Christmas brought a distinctive strain of melancholy to the genre• The Snowman, the Bogeyman and Father Christmas: the world of Raymond Briggs – in pictures• Raymond Briggs obituary• Share your tributes and memories of Snowman author Raymond... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-10 07:20:39 UTC ]
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Before he dreamed up Frodo, J.R.R. Tolkien let his imagination run wild as Father Christmas

A new edition of “J.R.R. Tolkien’s Letters from Father Christmas” showcases another side of the Lord of the Rings author. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-22 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodleian reveals Tolkien's 'Father Christmas' letters

The Bodleian Libraries in Oxford are unveiling a series of previously unseen letters that J R R Tolkien wrote to his children “from Father Christmas” every winter for 23 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dumezweni and McElhone to read Canongate audiobooks

Olivier Award-winning actor Noma Dumezweni and "Designated Survivor" actress Natascha McElhone have been commissioned by Canongate to narrate two new audio titles for release this autumn: Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig, and The Widow Basquiat by Jennifer Clement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair

Canongate flies in Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at Frankfurter Buchmesse on the eve of the release of 'Father Christmas and Me.' The post Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haig's next festive book called Father Christmas and Me

Canongate has revealed the title for Matt Haig and Chris Mould's third children's Christmas book: Father Christmas and Me. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicholas Allan donates archive to Seven Stories

Author and illustrator Nicholas Allan, whose books include as Father Christmas Needs a Wee and The Queen's Knickers (Red Fox), is donating his entire archive to Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matt Haig pens children’s Christmas book

Canongate has acquired a children’s book by Matt Haig about the early life of Father Christmas. Set in 18th-century Finland, A Boy Called Christmas is about elves, reindeer, a kidnapping, and an 11-year-old boy called Nikolas who isn't afraid to believe in magic. It will be illustrated... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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