The Snowman and the Snowdog

The Snowman and the Snowdog

Summary

The Snowman flies again in this follow-up to the much-loved Christmas classic - this edition includes a CD with narration by Benedict Cumberbatch, so you can listen and enjoy time and time again.

Billy and his mum have moved into a new house, but Billy isn't very full of Christmas cheer, as his beloved old dog has passed away.

So when the snow falls and Billy starts to build a Snowman, he knows exactly what to do - he builds a Snowdog too! Later that night, something magical happens, taking Billy on the most wonderful Christmas adventure.

This book includes an audio CD with the story read by Benedict Cumberbatch, as well as the music from the beautiful film score.

The Snowman is the perfect festive read for ALL the family! Look out for more Snowman titles to read together:

For little ones: The Snowman board book
For younger children: The Snowman classic picture book with no words
For readers aged 7+: The Snowman - beloved author Michael Morpurgo has re-imagined Raymond Briggs' classic for a whole new generation of readers

About the author

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 was 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. In 2017 Raymond was awarded the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in Sussex.
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