Clifford Gets a Job

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Perfection Learning Corporation, 1985 - Dogs - 32 pages
3 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  - jlaurendine - LibraryThing

Always reliable for a smile, Clifford doesn't disappoint. In this story, the cost of Clifford's food is putting a strain on Emily Elizabeth's family. Clifford decides to get a job to help with expenses, and hilarity ensues. 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

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About the author (1985)

Norman Bridwell was born on February 15, 1928 in Kokomo, Indiana. He attended the John Herron Art Institute from 1945 to 1949 and Cooper Union Art School from 1952 to 1953. After graduating from Cooper Union, he worked first as a messenger for a lettering company and then as an artist designer for Raxon Fabrics Company. After that, he spent three years with H. D. Rose and Company as an artist, before becoming a freelance artist in 1956. In 1963, he published his first children's book, Zany Zoo, as well as his first Clifford book, Clifford the Big Red Dog. During his lifetime, he wrote and illustrated more than 150 books including The Witch Next Door, A Tiny Family, Clifford Goes to Kindergarten, and Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah. He died following a fall at his home on December 12, 2014 at the age of 86.

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