The Snowman (Raymond Briggs)

A classic full-length animation adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman.

We searched high and low for the book at almost every bookstore in Singapore last year, before finding it tucked in a corner at Page One. A beautiful wordless book for every child irregardless of race or religion, with a sad but poetic ending.

Ooyah will grow to love this one.

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~ by blackcadillac73 on December 26, 2007.

9 Responses to “The Snowman (Raymond Briggs)”

  1. awww… black. i watched this till the end, and altho i anticipated the ending, i can’t help feeling a lil teary-eyed.. sobs.

    i loved animations like this as a child. they don’t show these kinda cartoons anymore.

  2. You cry baby you. 😛

    These days most animation take the form of cartoon characters mutilating or killing one another. Tempting acts for the adults but not really something you’d want your children to be exposed to.

    Quite simply … the end of the innocence.

  3. eh i remember this book! page one has a good collection of children’s books, i lurrrve 🙂

  4. We love Page One! And also Raymond Briggs!

    Trying to collect his children books. So far only managed to get the followings:

    1. The Snowman
    2. The Puddleman
    3. UG. Boy Genius Of The Stone Age
    4. The Adventures of Bert

    Still looking for more. If you’ve seen other titles in the local stores, do let me know where to get them. Belanja you one ticket to The Gay Police. 😉

  5. really? i shall google now. i’m sure i’ve seen his books around but haven’t got any yet. will keep you posted 🙂

  6. Ohhh yes … one ticket to The Gay Police. I repeat … The Gay Police.

  7. itu village people nye police! chet, CANCEL!!

  8. Totally off this snowman topic, this snow falling on your page is awesome!

  9. That one free lah Miss Idaho! Under WordPress-Presentation-Extras till 2nd January.

    I can only put fake snow on my blog, you get to touch the actual thing. 😛

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