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The Man

The Man

The man is a mystery in himself. He turns up at the boy's house from nowhere and seems intent on causing havoc for the boy. But as the old Chinese proverb says - after three days, fish and visitors begin to stink.

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ISBN 9780099108818
Barcode 9780099108818
Published 1 November 1994 by Random House
Format Paperback, New edition
Author(s) Illustrated by Briggs, Raymond
Series Red Fox picture books
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ISBN-13 9780099108818
ISBN-10 009910881X
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Random House
Imprint Red Fox
Publication Date 1 November 1994
International Publication Date 1 September 1994
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) Illustrated by Briggs, Raymond
Series Red Fox picture books
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
General Picture Books
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 223mm
Height: 299mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 308g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Children's stories, English, Picture books for children
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The man is a mystery in himself. He turns up at the boy's house from nowhere and seems intent on causing havoc for the boy. But as the old Chinese proverb says - after three days, fish and visitors begin to stink.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Kurt Maschler Award 1992
NZ Review A touch of genius The Sunday Times Bitingly runny ... Raymond Briggs' craftsmanship, as always, is impeccable Book For Keeps A surreal, mind-bending masterpiece Guardian An outstanding work of the imagination ... Raymond Briggs has done it again Books for Your Children

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Author's Bio

Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon in 1934, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award for his Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme collection. Raymond lives in Sussex

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