“The Snowman” is a children’s book without words by English author Raymond Briggs, published in 1978. An animated film was produced in 1982 with words and music by Howard Blake. The film has won awards in the U.S. and Britain. When it was aired for the for the first time on December 26, 1982 in Britain, it was an instant hit, especially the song “Walking in the Air.” It has been an annual hit ever since.
Through Hal Leonard, an easy piano book including the illustrations, story and the music is available. Maybe you would like to play the music for your youngsters, or one of your older children would like to play for younger siblings or friends. A general music teacher in an elementary school could use this for younger grade level children. Get your copy of this delightful story soon!