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Raymond Briggs
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Born in Wimbledon, London
Born on 18th of January 1934

Born 1934 - Children's illustrator and writer.


Mother Goose Treasury (1966) established reputation of eccentric comedy and won him the Kate Greenaway Medal. Works include Father Christmas (1973), Fungus the Bogeyman (1977), The Snowman (1979) and When the Wind Blows (1982). Awarded Kurt Maschler award in 1992 for The Man.

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