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The Snowman's 40th anniversary plans unveiled

Plans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman are gearing up, with partnerships with Backyard Cinema, The Royal Mint and Waterstones among them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo to pen novelisation of The Snowman

Penguin Random House Children’s will this autumn release a middle-grade novelisation of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, written by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Working-class Brits keep calm and carry on in animated 'Ethel & Ernest'

The similarly titled labor of love that was Raymond Briggs’ 1999 graphic novel about the warmly rendered lives of his parents, takes on a beautifully animated life of its own in “Ethel & Ernest.” Peppered with knowing insights surrounding the British working class, the film creates a richly... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: An interview with Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs talks to Newsnight about The Snowman, what David Bowie got wrong and being childless. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour launches Snowman Christmas campaign with Penguin

Clothing brand Barbour is basing its Christmas campaign on Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and The Snowdog, in a collaboration with Penguin Ventures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Television takes on film in the next chapter of book adaptations

Fungus the Bogeyman and Stick Man are latest book characters to go on the boxAdaptations of children’s and young adult literature are big news right now, both in film and, increasingly, on television. Mockingjay – Part 2, the climax of Lionsgate’s big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sky to broadcast Briggs’ bogeyman tale

A television adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ Fungus the Bogeyman will be screened on Sky 1 next Christmas. Sky commissioned Imaginarium Studios, which will work in partnership with Double Negative's TV department, to make the series. The four 60-minute episodes will be written by Tom MacRae and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fungus the Bogeyman resurfaces for Sky1 adaptation

Raymond Briggs’ children’s book to be remade as four-part series featuring mix of animation and live action that will be centrepiece of channel’s Christmas 2015 scheduleFungus the Bogeyman is to be brought to back to life by Sky in a four-part adaptation of the Raymond Briggs children’s book.The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound to publish Briggs’ The Oldie columns

Unbound is publishing a collection of Raymond Briggs’ writing and illustrations from The Oldie magazine. Notes from the Sofa is a collection of a decade’s worth of articles and illustrations and traces Briggs’ life from growing up to growing old. Subjects include being evacuated during the war,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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