Welcome to Birdwell Island

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Scholastic, Oct 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction
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Clifford and his family move to Birdwell Island to give the big red dog room to play, but the neighbors think he's a nuisance until he shows them that his size can be an advantage.

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When Clifford gets to Birdwell Island everyone thinks he will be trouble because he's so large. They change their minds, however, when he puts out a fire instead of the bucket brigade. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Series editor Peggy Kahn is professor of political science at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Norman Bridwell, February 15, 1928 - Norman Bridwell was born on February 15, 1928 in Kokomo, Indiana. He attended John Hennon Art Institute from 1945 til 1949 and went on to Cooper Union Art School from 1952 til 1953. After graduating, Bridwell remained in New York, working first as a messenger for a lettering company and then as an artist designer for Raxon Fabrics Company from 1951 til 1953. After that, he spent 3 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. He has written almost a hundred books.