Raymond Briggs

English cartoonist, illustrator, and writer

1934   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
educated at: University College London, Slade School of Fine Art, Central School of Art and Design
occupation: writer, illustrator, children's writer
award received: Zilveren Griffel, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Raymond Redvers Briggs, CBE (born 18 January 1934) is an English illustrator, cartoonist, graphic novelist and author who has achieved critical and popular success among adults and children. He is best known in Britain for his story The Snowman, a book without words whose cartoon adaptation is televised and whose musical adaptation is staged every Christmas.Briggs won the 1966 and 1973 Kate Greenaway Medals from the British Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject. For the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005), a panel named Father Christmas (1973) one of the top-ten winning works, which composed the ballot for a public election of the nation's favourite.For his contribution as a children's illustrator Briggs was a runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984.He is a patron of the Association of Illustrators.
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works

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The Snowman

novel by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs

1982

Father Christmas

novel by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs

1973

Fungus the Bogeyman

novel by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs

1977

Ug

book by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs
illustrator: Raymond Briggs

2001

Ethel and Ernest

novel by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs
illustrator: Raymond Briggs

1998

Festivals

book by Ruth Manning-Sanders

author: Ruth Manning-Sanders
illustrator: Raymond Briggs

1973

The Man

novel by Raymond Briggs

author: Raymond Briggs

1992

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