Inside the special illustrated world of Raymond Briggs

Published on: 9 Chwefror 2017 Author: Sophie Offord

There's nobody quite like Raymond Briggs. His illustrations, cartoons and drawings are a joy to behold, as you'll see in our special gallery.

Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs has just won our Lifetime Achievement Award.

He's an extraordinary author who has besotted both children and adults alike with his unique take on life and thoughtful nod at weighty issues. He also happens to be very, very funny.

Much of what makes his books brilliant are the illustrations - so why not take a look at the gallery below to see why?

Raymond Briggs wins the Lifetime Achievement Award

Play
The Elephant and the Bad Baby by Raymond Briggs
Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs
Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs
Mother Goose Treasury by Raymond Briggs
Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs
The Man by Raymond Briggs
Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
Ug by Raymond Briggs
The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman by Raymond Briggs
The Elephant and the Bad Baby by Raymond Briggs

Image 1 of 10

Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs

Image 2 of 10

Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs

Image 3 of 10

Mother Goose Treasury by Raymond Briggs

Image 4 of 10

Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs

Image 5 of 10

The Man by Raymond Briggs

Image 6 of 10

Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs

Image 7 of 10

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

Image 8 of 10

Ug by Raymond Briggs

Image 9 of 10

The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman by Raymond Briggs

Image 10 of 10

You might also like

Appreciation

Why I love Raymond Briggs

Top authors and famous faces share the impact that Raymond Briggs has had on them.

Booklist

Our favourite Raymond Briggs books

We pick some of our favourite Raymond Briggs books to celebrate his Lifetime Achievement Award win.

Waterstones Children's Laureate

Lauren Child

Find out everything that's going on with the tenth Waterstones Children's Laureate, Lauren Child, as she takes on the job from 2017-2019.