On the face of it Raymond Briggs, cartoonist and kids's author, may need little in frequent with Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the Victorian poet, however they each left us with the identical over-riding message – it's simply that Alfred did it in phrases.
Briggs misplaced his spouse to Leukaemia in 1973, they by no means had kids. He wrote The Snowman in 1978, when the wind blows in 1982 and The Bear in 1994. His works are stuffed with loss, and it’s proven in such easy phrases that even the youngest of kids can perceive.
Characters enter your life and then they depart, and in some unspecified time in the future you’ll depart too. Briggs teaches us that nicely, however he additionally teaches that it’s higher for the story to have occurred. The story ends, however we’re glad we had been capable of share it whereas it lasted.
Read more »