Book List in Order:19 titles

  • In his customary pose as the grumpiest of grumpy old men, Raymond Briggs contemplates old age and death... and doesn't like them much. Illustrated with Briggs's inimitable pencil drawings, Time for Lights Out is a collection of short pieces, some fun...


  • One night a great big, white polar comes to stay with Tilly. The bear's got black hooked claws and huge yellow teeth; but his white furry coat is warm and soft and Tilly decides he's the cuddliest thing in the whole world. Tilly soon finds out that a...


  • Raymond Briggs’s beloved Snowman returns in this new Step 1 Step into Reading early reader ... accompanied by a snow puppy! When Billy wishes his snowman and snowdog to life, they take him on a journey to the North Pole, where he competes in a sled...



  • The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the road shouting and wavin...


  • Tom refers to his grandfather as "Collar" because he drags him around on a lead. One day Tom decides that he will take Collar on a walk to see the puddles he named after the members of the family, but the puddles are not there. Collar insists that th...


  • Beginning with his first published illustration in 1958 and continuing through to the work he continues to produce today, this is a stunning and diverse exploration of the work of this unique and brilliant artist. Commentaries by the journalist ...


  • Ug and his parents live in the Stone Age. And that means stone blankets, stone cold food, an even colder cave and, worst of all, hard stone trousers! Being an inquisitive and intelligent child, Ug suggests a series of modifications to improve the qua...


  • "Indulging in up-to-the-minute geriatrics, the sympathetic boy rejuvenates his potential persecutor and gains for his troubles a gold coin and what may be the most charming thank-you note in fairy literature. A gigantic delight."--The New York Times....








  • Illus. in full color. A wordless story. The pictures have "the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The experience is one that neither he nor young '...



  • Life in Bogeydom is full of snot, smells, slime, scum and other unspeakable things, and Bogeymen live under the ground revelling in all the nastiness imaginable. Briggs has created a whole new world in this sophisticated cartoon-strip picture book fo...





  • Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman, tells a magical Christmas story that will appeal to everyone who wants to believe in Santa Claus. Meet Father Christmas: a very human gift-giver with a tough job to do. You'll find out that he sometimes gets a ...


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    Raymond Briggs' award-winning, classic story about the friendship between a boy and a snowman is now available in a generously-sized board book. This wordless tale is told entirely in dream-like pictures, making it perfect for young not-quite-yet rea...