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Notes From the Sofa - Raymond Briggs

Notes From the Sofa

Hardcover Published: 12th November 2015
ISBN: 9781783521302
Number Of Pages: 224

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First book in ten years by the much-loved author of The Snowman, Father Christmas, and Ethel & Ernest.
     From the beloved and best-selling author of The Snowman comes his first book in ten years: a charming and beautifully illustrated work for adults. In Notes from the Sofa, Raymond Briggs traces the course of his life in a series of wonderfully observed vignettes that take him from the awkwardness and embarrassment of growing up to the vicissitudes and frustrations of growing old. 
     This collection features the best pieces from Briggs' regular column -- 'Notes from the Sofa' -- in The Oldie, Richard Ingrams' humorous monthly magazine. Amusing and touching by turn, these include his unwavering dedication to the arts and why he takes pleasure in being labelled a 'creative sociopath'; amusing anecdotes, such as how he became an accidental Winnie the Pooh tour guide to Japanese tourists; and general musings on life, including his confusion as a young child as to exactly where babies come from. 
     This is Briggs like you've never read him before, with a newfound freedom to write and draw about whatever he wants, without the restrictions of children's books and sometimes without the happy endings.

ISBN: 9781783521302
ISBN-10: 1783521309
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 12th November 2015
Publisher: Cornerstone
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 15.8  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.59

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