The Snowman

This timeless Christmas classic is now a dazzling novel. Fly high above the world in a tale of wintry joy. When you were little, did you join James and the Snowman for their magical snowy journey into the night sky? Do you remember the thrill and wonder of soaring above rooftops, mountains and forests, on your way to the North Pole? Then let’s do it again! Michael Morpurgo’s masterful novel brings Raymond Briggs’s beloved story to wondrous fresh life. When James builds a snowman with coal eyes and a tangerine nose, the stage is set for an adventure full of sparkle, magic and Christmassy joy…

  • A dazzling reimagining of the classic picture book
  • Brings this best-loved story to wondrous fresh life
  • Full of timeless Christmas magic for the whole family
  • Pictures by the artist of The Snowman and the Snowdog

“It has all the wonder of reading The Snowman for the first time.” Colin Firth

“We predict this book will fast become as much a part of every family Christmas as snuggling down with a hot chocolate to catch the classic animation on TV.” Junior Magazine

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.

    Awards

    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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