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Father Christmas Goes On Holiday Paperback – Oct 30 2012


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  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin UK (Oct. 30 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140501878
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140501872
  • Product Dimensions: 50.8 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 141 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #68,201 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Raymond Briggs studied at Wimbledon School of Art, the Central Schoolof Art and the Slade. Many of his books are now classics and some: THESNOWMAN, FATHER CHRISTMAS, FATHER CHRISTMAS GOES ON HOLIDAY and WHENTHE WIND BLOWS, have been made into highly successful films. Raymond Briggs lives in Sussex.

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Father Christmas - off duty July 3 2000
By ana hare - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This is the most wonderful companion to Father Christmas, a sophisticated art cartoon offering a humanist view of the the rotund red clad benefactor of so many childrens dreams. He spends his summer hols, trotting from place to place doing his best to blend in and not be recognised. The fact that he has to use valet parking in Las Veagas for his sleigh and raindeer not withstanding. With fantstic illustrations which please year of year, it is a Raymond Briggs must have book for every family, preferably as a pair with "Father Christmas" the slightly irreverend look at Christmas deliveries and their logistical problems.
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Lovely old favorite March 5 2012
By Janna Marie Kilburn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
We read this book to our now 40 year old son when he was a little boy. We now have a copy to read to our grandsons. My son has learned from us to cultivate an English sense of humor, and we now hope, with the aid of this book, to encourage his sons to do the same. There's nothing quite like Raymond Briggs. He is an English National Treasure.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Greatest Holiday/Vacation book ever March 6 2013
By Chi Ginger - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Absolutely my favorite book of my childhood. Briggs-Father Christmas the original is a close second. I wish this author and illustrator had done a few more in the series.

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Buy this book ASAP July 11 2014
By Judith C. Morris - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
One of the best Christmas stories - grown ups love it as much as kids. I bought this in London. Years ago and it got worn out and lost. What a joy to get a copy again
Beyond Expectations! March 2 2011
By LV Grandma - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The book arrived in mint condition, well packaged and earlier than expected. The quality was much better than expected. I would definitely do business with this vendor again.


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