Friday, February 15, 2013

Friday Focus--Happy Birthday, Mr. Bridwell

Photo Source: scholastic.com

Today is the 85th birthday of Norman Bridwell, born on February 15, 1928 in Kokomo, Indiana, and creator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books.  Clifford, a beloved character associated with early childhood literacy,  is also the star of a popular series on public television, and has appeared in videos.

Photo Source:  pbskids.org


Mr. Bridwell has written more than 120 books, and adds new titles each year.  More information about the author's life and work is available online at Scholastic Books and from IMDb, the Internet Movie Database.

 A list of Bridwell's books is available here.

   Clifford the Big Red Dog   Clifford's Class Trip (Clifford, the Big Red Dog Series)   Clifford Goes To Dog School   Clifford's Birthday Party (50th Anniversary Edition)     



Enjoy life with books.

Catherine

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Friday Focus--Happy Birthday, Mr. Bridwell was originally published by Catherine for bookclublibrarian.com. This post cannot be republished without express written consent.
 

4 comments:

  1. Oh my god I loved Clifford when I was a kid!! Happy Birthday to Mr. Bridwell :)
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  3. My kids loved Clifford and now my nephew does too :)

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  4. Hard to believe, but Clifford just turned 50!

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