Awards & Winners

Raymond Briggs

Date of Birth 18-January-1934
Place of Birth Wimbledon
(United Kingdom, London, England)
Nationality England
Also know as Raymond Redvers Briggs
Profession Novelist, Author, Cartoonist, Graphic Novelist, Illustrator, Screenwriter
Raymond Redvers Briggs is an English illustrator, cartoonist, graphic novelist and author who has achieved critical and popular success among adults and children. He is best known in Britain for his story The Snowman, a book without words whose cartoon adaptation is televised and whose musical adaptation is staged every Christmas. Briggs won the 1966 and 1973 Kate Greenaway Medals from the British Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject. For the 50th anniversary of the Medal, a panel named Father Christmas one of the top-ten winning works, which composed the ballot for a public election of the nation's favourite. For his contribution as a children's illustrator Briggs was a runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984.

Awards by Raymond Briggs

Check all the awards nominated and won by Raymond Briggs.


Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Ug
Silver Award, 6-8 years


Kate Greenaway Medal
Honored for : Father Christmas


Kate Greenaway Medal
Honored for : Mother Goose Treasury