Corduroy by Don FreemanCorduroy by Don Freeman

Corduroy

byDon Freeman

Board Book | October 16, 2014

Book 0 of 1 Corduroy series

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Celebrate 50 years of the beloved teddy bear.
2018 marks Corduroy’s 50th anniversary, and Don Freeman’s classic character is even more popular today than he was when he first came on the scene. Now his original story is available in an unabridged, sturdy board book format, perfect for even the youngest readers.
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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Title:CorduroyFormat:Board BookProduct dimensions:34 pages, 6.56 X 5.02 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:34 pages, 6.56 X 5.02 X 0.79 inPublished:October 16, 2014Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451470796

ISBN - 13:9780451470799

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Corduroy has donated more than three million dollars to a charity helping children with severe illnesses, disabilities, or traumas.   Corduroy hosted Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign, which raised more than $1.5 million for early education programs. Two million children and adults read the book on the same day.   Corduroy was one of the first books inducted into the Indies Choice Book Awards Picture Book Hall of Fame.   The New York Public Library named Corduroy one of the 100 Great Children''s Books from the Last 100 Years.   The National Education Association named Corduroy one of the Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children.   School Library Journal named Corduroy one of the Top 100 Picture Books for the 21st Century.   Corduroy’s creator, Don Freeman, received the Kerlan Award in recognition of his singular attainments in the creation of children''s literature.   Close to 20 million copies of the Corduroy books have sold in the United States and around the world.