Posy Simmonds

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At last, a partner for the Snowman who has melted hearts for 40 years
Illustrators including Quentin Blake and Shirley Hughes celebrate the Raymond Briggs Christmas classic – and one adds a touch of romance

Donna Ferguson

02, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds review – a Christmas Carol for our time
An elderly art dealer confronts dark thoughts and danger in this beautifully drawn graphic novel

Justine Jordan

07, Nov, 2018 @7:30 AM

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Prof Kneebone is the right man for the job | Brief letters
Brief letters: Posy Simmonds | Universal credit | Village for sale | Surgical education | Free Telegraph | Amazing words


31, Oct, 2018 @6:07 PM

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Posy Simmonds: ‘Women in books aren’t allowed to be total rotters’
The graphic novelist talks about drawing a modern world of art fraud, non-doms and sexting for her latest graphic novel: Cassandra Darke

Claire Armitstead

27, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM

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From Maus to Tamara Drewe: the 10 graphic novels everyone should read
With Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina becoming the first graphic novel longlisted for the Man Booker prize, it’s a good time for readers to discover more

Paul Gravett

02, Aug, 2018 @9:33 AM

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The Martian; The Lobster; Pan; The Show of Shows; Le Pont du Nord – review
Matt Damon’s everyman starman deserves an Oscar. And beneath Yorgos Lanthimos’s fantastical The Lobster lies a beating heart

Guy Lodge

07, Feb, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Gemma Bovery review – a sugary snack of a film
Fabrice Luchini and Gemma Arterton star in a watchable if contrived adaptation of Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel about a French baker and his British neighbour

Peter Bradshaw

20, Aug, 2015 @10:15 PM

Top writers draw foxes - in pictures

To raise money for Great Ormond Street hospital – the readers' quarterly Slightly Foxed asked writers including Carol Ann Duffy and Kazuo Ishiguro to draw a fox. Here are some of the wily creatures they came up with …

18, Feb, 2014 @5:22 PM

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Graphic books of the year – review

Stark images of the Somme, overheard mobile phone chat and an Art Spiegelman retrospective are among Rachel Cooke's highlights in a great year for comics and graphic novels

Rachel Cooke

09, Dec, 2013 @9:00 AM

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Posy Simmonds at Christmas
Posy Simmonds has produced many Christmas themed cartoons for the Guardian and the Observer. This month’s resource from the GNM Archive focuses on a few of the festive pieces in her collection

Elli Narewska

28, Nov, 2013 @2:03 PM

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Comic and graphic novel stars take over Kendal for new festival showcase

Lakes International comic art festival eschews superhero model to give women writers and artists equal billing, writes Laura Sneddon

Laura Sneddon

17, Oct, 2013 @10:35 AM

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Edinburgh international book festival announces 2013 lineup
Life and work of Iain Banks to be honoured at 30th festival, with Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman also featuring in two-week event partnered by the Guardian

Alison Flood

20, Jun, 2013 @8:30 AM

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