About the Author
Raymond Briggs is one of the most successful picture book creators of our time. His books include classics such as Father Christmas, The Snowman and Fungus the Bogeyman. Several of his books have been televised and When the Wind Blows has also been staged as theatre. Raymond Briggs lives in Sussex.
Raymond Briggs is one of the most successful picture book creators of our time: he has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration. Ug, his last book, was the winner of the Smarties Silver Award.