Raymond Briggs

English cartoonist, illustrator (1934-2022)

Raymond Redvers Briggs CBE (18 January 1934 – 9 August 2022) was a British writer and artist. He is known for his books for children. His books include The Snowman, Fungus the Bogeyman, When the Wind Blows and Father Christmas.

Life and death change

Briggs was born on 18 January 1934 in Wimbledon, Surrey. He died on 9 August 2022 at a hospital in Brighton, East Sussex from pneumonia at the age of 88.[1][2]

References change

  1. Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88
  2. Bailey, Jason M. (10 August 2022). "Raymond Briggs, Who Drew a Wordless 'Snowman,' Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 August 2022.