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Featured books by Norman Bridwell

Reading Rockets recommends the following books by Norman Bridwell.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Emily Elizabeth has a big red dog – the biggest, reddest dog on her street, and his name is Clifford. How big is he? He's so big that when he runs after cars, he catches them in his mouth, and his doghouse is bigger than Emily Elizabeth's house. Needless to say, he makes an excellent watchdog.

Clifford the Small Red Puppy

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Clifford wasn't always the Big Red Dog. Learn how this tiny little puppy shocked his family and friends as he grew and grew and then grew some more. Young fans will enjoy finding out the story of how Clifford came to be the Big Red Dog they know and love.

Clifford's Best Friend: A Story About Emily Elizabeth

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Having Clifford around makes every day special for Emily Elizabeth. Not every girl can invite the kids at school to ride home on the back of her big red dog. In this look at the life of Clifford's best friend, young readers are likely to imagine what life would be like if their family pet was larger than life.

Clifford's First Halloween

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

Have you ever wondered what a small red puppy might do on Halloween? Read this story about young Clifford to find out.

Clifford's First School Day

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Cllifford's first day at school is filled with fingerpainting, cookie-baking, and other messy misadventures that make Clifford more loveable than ever!

Clifford's First Valentine's Day

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Follow Clifford the Small Red Puppy as he experiences Valentine's Day for the first time.

Clifford's Halloween

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Clifford loves holidays, especially Halloween. What will Clifford be for Halloween?

Clifford's Happy Easter

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Emily Elizabeth and Clifford try to color Easter eggs, but only succeed in coloring Clifford when he falls into the egg dye after crushing most of the fragile eggs. Clifford redeems himself, though, when he helps Emily Elizabeth and her friends find the hard-to-reach Easter eggs.

Clifford's Happy Mother's Day

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Emily Elizabeth sets out with her small red puppy, Clifford, to make her mother the perfect Mother's Day present. Clifford tries to help but only winds up making a gluey, sticky mess. The two friends learn that for little girls and puppies alike, Mother's Day is not about presents – it's about showing your mother how much you love her!

Clifford's Schoolhouse: With More Than 60 Fun Flaps to Lift

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

Clifford the Big Red Dog is everyone's best friend. Now, when it's time to go to school, Clifford will be right there beside you, learning about colors, numbers, shapes, and the letters of the alphabet. Clifford's Schoolhouse is a big house-shaped board book with more than 60 flaps to lift.

Clifford's Valentines

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

It's Valentine's Day and Clifford receives valentines from all his friends. Then, when it snows, Clifford decides to give everyone a very special valentine in return!

The Witch Next Door

By: Norman Bridwell
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Contrary to what these children thought, not all witches are wicked. They find this out when they get to know their new neighbor: the friendly, off-beat witch next door.

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