Clifford Gets a Job

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Aug 1, 1985 - Dogs - 32 pages
9 Reviews
The storyline and pictures are classic Clifford, the good old Clifford I remember from my childhood. However, the actual story is not particularly inventive (Clifford tries all different kinds of work as a way to finance his dog food). Some scenes are cute, and you've got to love poor Clifford who can't seem to do anything right. Of course, things work out for him in the end.

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User Review  - Emelymac - LibraryThing

Clifford looks for a job so he can pay for all the dog food that he eats. Eventually he gets a job as a police dog. They don't pay him with money but each week they send him alot of dog food. Read full review

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User Review  - smorales - LibraryThing

Clifford the big red dog is a loveable character that has a whole series dedicated to him. In his book Clifford wants to get a job so he can pay for his TONS of dog food so that his family can keep ... Read full review

About the author (1985)

Norman Bridwell was born on February 15, 1928 in Kokomo, Indiana. He attended John Hennon Art Institute from 1945 until 1949 and went on to Cooper Union Art School, 1952-1953. He is an American author and cartoonist best known for the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books. After graduating from Cooper, Bridwell remained in New York, working first as a messenger for a lettering company and then as an artist designer for Raxon Fabrics Company (1951-1953). After that, he spent three years with H. D. Rose and Company as an artist, before becoming a freelance artist in 1956. In 1963, Bridwell published his first children's book, "Zany Zoo," as well as his first Clifford book, "Clifford the Big Red Dog." Bridwell illustrates all of his books himself. Bridwell's other successful books include The Witch Next Door, and A Tiny Family. There are over 126 million copies of his books in print in 13 languages.

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