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The Snowman

The Snowman is a children’s book without words by English author Raymond Briggs, first published in 1978.

In 1982, this tale -the story of a boy who builds a snowman on a winter’s day- was adapted through pictures, action and Howard Blake’s music.Its showings have become an annual event and it was voted number 4 in UKTV Gold’s Greatest TV Christmas Moments.

That night, at the stroke of twelve, the snowman comes to life………


One comment on “The Snowman

  1. maite

    Very nice Mª José. Espero que todos esteis ok, muchos recuerdos y a pesar de todo Merry Christmas and a The Best New Year

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This entry was posted on 21/12/2012 by in Books, Short films, Traditions.
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