Raymond Briggs receives the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

The speaker is Nicolette Jones author of ‘Raymond Briggs Blooming Books’. The award is presented by author and illustrator Chris Ridell, who was taught by Raymond Briggs at Brighton School of Art. In the audience, sat next to Raymond Briggs, is author and illustrator Shirley Hughes who received the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

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Raymond Briggs with Shirley Hughes (Alfie, Dogger) at the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. Shirley Hughes was awarded it in 2015, Judith Kerr (The Tiger Who Came To Tea) in 2016 and Raymond Briggs in 2017.

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/news-and-blogs/news/1440/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38927247

https://www.daynurseries.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1581848/The-Snowman-illustrator-Raymond-Briggs-flies-high-with-life-time-achievement-award

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