“The Snowman”

Again, I am posting this story of “The Snowman.” May all have a blessed Christmas surrounded in love.

Bodhirose's Blog

     In 1978,  English author, Raymond Briggs, published the story “The Snowman”.  It is a wordless book using only illustrations to tell the story.  The pictures are in full color and are in a hazy softness that hints of the falling snow that brings about the story that unfolds.  A movie was made of the book in 1982 and has a different ending than the book but is also wordless except for one song that is sung, “Walking in the Air”.  The movie is 26 minutes long.

     The movie (and the book) came to my attention in 1982 when I was approached by our family hairdresser who asked if our two daughters, then 9 and 7, would like to assist her husband in the review of a new children’s movie.  Her husband, Jay Boyer, was the movie critic for the Orlando Sentinel at the time.  He would interview…

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  1. The Snowman is one of my favourites.. 🙂 Wishing you a wonderful Christmas too Gayle.. Enjoy every moment with your loved ones.. It is indeed a special time for the Little ones..
    Happy Christmas, and a Happy New Year also.. May it bring all that you need.. Hugs Sue xxx

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  2. Hello, Sue…yes, it’s a very special time for the little ones. I’m hoping that you will spend some of your holiday time with your little loved ones. Wishing you a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    Hugs…Gayle

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  3. Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year
    in 2015 to you and all of your family Gayle 🙂 😉

    Andro xxxx

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