Corduroy

Paperback | September 30, 1976

byDon Freeman

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A picture book classic!
 
One of School Library Journal’s "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time (2012) 
One of the National Education Association’s "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children."

Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene in 1968. This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child’s friendship has appealed to young readers generation after generation.

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. He's the loveable bear whose whimsical days are a delight to young readers. Corduroy the bear is a stuffed toy that patiently waits in the toy department who desperately w...

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A picture book classic! One of School Library Journal’s "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time (2012) One of the National Education Association’s "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children."Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene in 1968. This story of a small teddy bear...

Don Freeman was born in San Diego, California, in 1908. At an early age, he received a trumpet as a gift from his father. He practiced obsessively and eventually joined a California dance band. After graduating from high school, he ventured to New York City to study art under the tutelage of Joan Sloan and Harry Wickey at the Art Stude...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 7.19 × 8.94 × 0.13 inPublished:September 30, 1976Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140501738

ISBN - 13:9780140501735

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. He's the loveable bear whose whimsical days are a delight to young readers. Corduroy the bear is a stuffed toy that patiently waits in the toy department who desperately wants a home. When a little girl sees him, she wants him so much that she returns the next day with her own money and a lovely friendship begins. Corduroy is a charming childlike story and picturebook that will give young readers lots of enjoyment. Bright illustrations add to the wonder of this story.