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Clifford the Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog

by Scholastic, Norman Bridwell Illustrated by Norman Bridwell

Imagine having a dog bigger than a house! In the original story that has sparked the imaginations of young readers for generations, a little girl gets a tiny puppy who grows up to be the biggest dog in the whole world. He's so big that he can fetch robbers...and their car! Most important, Clifford is a good friend who's always cheerful and ready to play.

Series Information

With his larger-than-life stories and his huge heart, Clifford the Big Red Dog has entertained children since 1963. Though he began as a tiny puppy, Clifford grew into the biggest dog around, and he and his owner, Emily Elizabeth, have lots of adventures together. Incorporating simple, colorful illustrations and fun-to-read stories into a range of formats, from board books to beginning readers, the Clifford series appeals to a variety of ages. It's no wonder Clifford is Scholastic's reading mascot; he's so often a child's very first reading friend.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grade PreK
Grade Level Equivalent
1.9
Lexile Measure
220L
DRA
18
Guided Reading
K
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Authors and Illustrator

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Norman Bridwell Norman Bridwell was the author of the beloved Clifford the Big Red Dog series from Scholastic.
Norman Bridwell Norman Bridwell was the author of the beloved Clifford the Big Red Dog series from Scholastic.

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