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The Snowman [Audio Cassette]

Howard Blake , Bernard Cribbins
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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  • Audio Cassette
  • Publisher: CBS (1983)
  • ASIN: B002188RQ8
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,193,597 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Cassette tape. The Story of the Snowman, narrated by Bernard Cribbens. Words and music by Howard Blake.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Snowman has no text! 12 Nov 2012
By AML
I am amazed that people buy this book and are disappointed that it has no story! The whole point of the story is that it has no words. The pictures tell the story. It isn't poor value for money as some claim, the value is in the artwork which is beautiful. Generations of children & adults have loved this story and I for one think its a lovely book for small children, especially in an age where everything has to be a gadget.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and unique 30 Mar 2007
Format:Paperback
This is one of the all time favourite books of our two children currently aged 4 and 6. Whenever it's Christmas or snowing and time for a bedtime story, you just know this will be the one they drag out for you to "read". I say read because there are no words - the story is 100% told in pictures and I think that is the involvement they enjoy as we talk about what is going on in each scene.

A magical story, illustrated in a style that matches the story being conveyed very well, guaranteed to draw you in regardless of your age!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Snowman board book, paperback size 19 Jan 2011
Format:Board book
This is a lovely book to share with a small child, and has solid board pages so is satisfying for them to turn themselves. It is not the same story as the original, so no visit to the North Pole is included, no Father Christmas nor snowmen party, not even any flying. This renders any connection with the song 'I'm Walking in the Air' meaningless. But the little pictures are great for talking about and to get the child used to extracting information from the page. A bit disappointing if you are expecting the full story, but a worthwhile gift for a toddler all the same.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT!! 8 Mar 2006
By A Customer
Format:Hardcover
This book was just great! It take you back to when you were a child, and makes you feel warm and happy inside...
perfect illustrations & a wonderful christmas story. Would be such a memorable christmas gift to a child!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The original story by Raymond Briggs 21 Feb 2014
By Finn
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Beautiful illistrations with no text so wonderful for children to exert their own language and imagination skills.
Drawn like a story board.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant 18 Feb 2014
By Roberta
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Every home should have one.....a DVD for all the family to suit together and enjoy. A Christmas ritual fir us, and a feel good factor! Swift delivery and well packed
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect book for 2 1/2 - 3 year olds 4 Feb 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A beautiful book, read to my children and grandchildren. Do you know, incidentally, that no one knows about it in Australia - or the film? My nearly-3-year old absolutely loved it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely story 15 Jan 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
when my son was small thi was his ultimate best book. It's just the right length for a bedtime story,, and setting the mood for Christmas.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful classic
Bought this to accompany the DVD in our 23 month old's stocking. She loved the DVD but the book has been less of a hit. Read more
Published 6 months ago by AMcK
3.0 out of 5 stars No text.
I was disappointed as there was only pictures and no text. Some of the pictures were quite small I think for small children they could have been better presented.
Published 6 months ago by Jill Croft
5.0 out of 5 stars Magical
I love reading this book to my son, You can make it as detailed as you like. Such a wonderful story.
Published 6 months ago by MrsL
5.0 out of 5 stars A really nice book, you do not have to speak English to read it
Lovely book. And as it does not contain written words (the story is told with pictures like in a comic book), I could give it as a Christmas present also to the children of my... Read more
Published 6 months ago by KR
5.0 out of 5 stars Timeless
I first 'read' this story with my children 20+ years ago. When the animation hit the screens suddenly everyone knew about it, the fun, the sadness, the beautiful music. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Wendy Unsworth
2.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful but utter rubbish.
This is not at all how I imagined it would be. It is nicely bound, and is and good sturdy and it is lovely to see these wonderful characters drawn so beautifully. Read more
Published 14 months ago by yorkshiregirl
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful story without words
We do not have children, but I bought this book from Amazon after seeing it in the bookshop on the Queen Victoria. Read more
Published 14 months ago by KLB
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Experience
I purchased this as a Kindle book, which is a different experience to the print version. The artwork is as captivating as ever and it is possible to pinch and zoom in closer to... Read more
Published 17 months ago by Coki-c
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for young children
The book is well produced lovely drawings.
there is no written story line,
It was great to sit with my grand children let them look at the pictures and make up their own... Read more
Published 18 months ago by Jene6
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