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Father Christmas
By Raymond Briggs

The Father Christmas

It's a Bloomin' Terrible Joke Book

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Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs

Book Description

From Raymond Briggs, author of The Snowman and inspiration for The Snowman and Snowdog, comes this collection of bloomin' brilliant Christmas jokes. The book also features some of Father Christmas' musings on what it's like to be him - for better or for worse - year in, year out. The perfect stocking filler gift, full of Christmas crackers to keep children laughing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140373547
ISBN-10: 0140373543
Format: Paperback
(181mm x 111mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs Ethel & Ernest, Paperback (October 2016)

Featureing Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn and Luke Treadaway Utterly original, deeply moving and very funny, this is the story of Raymond Briggs' parents' marriage, lady's maid Ethel and milkman Ernest, from their first chance encounter in 1928, through the birth of their son Raymond in 1934, to their deaths, within months of each other, in 1971.

Notes from the Sofa by Raymond Briggs Notes from the Sofa, Hardback (November 2015)

Suitable for adults, this book traces the course of author's life in a series of wonderfully observed vignettes that take him from the awkwardness and embarrassment of growing up to the vicissitudes and frustrations of growing old.

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Author Biography - Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. The biography of his parents in graphic novel form, Ethel & Ernest, became a bestseller in the UK, and an animated feature film based on the novel will be released in 2016.He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year, Dutch Silver Pen Award, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award twice for his Mother Goose Nursery Treasury and Father Christmas. Raymond lives in Sussex.

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