Raymond Briggs: British Children’s Author and Illustrator

From an AP story by Jill Lawless headlined “‘The Snowman’ children’s author Raymond Briggs dies at 88”:

LONDON (AP) — British children’s author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, whose creations include “The Snowman” and “Fungus the Bogeyman,” has died.

“We know that Raymond’s books were loved by and touched millions of people around the world, who will be sad to hear this news,” the family said in a statement released through Publisher Penguin Random House.