Norman Bridwell





Norman Bridwell


Born
in Kokomo, Indiana, The United States
February 15, 1928

Died
December 12, 2014

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Norman Bridwell is an American author and cartoonist, best-known for the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books. Bridwell attended John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana. He currently resides on Martha's Vineyard, MA, where he continues to write an average of two books a year.


Average rating: 4.09 · 136,850 ratings · 2,390 reviews · 243 distinct worksSimilar authors
Clifford the Big Red Dog

4.09 avg rating — 60,334 ratings — published 1963 — 38 editions
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Clifford's Halloween

4.15 avg rating — 11,439 ratings — published 1966 — 18 editions
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Clifford The Small Red Puppy

4.17 avg rating — 9,829 ratings — published 1972 — 22 editions
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Clifford The Firehouse Dog

4.21 avg rating — 5,951 ratings — published 1994 — 17 editions
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Clifford’s Birthday Party

4.11 avg rating — 5,884 ratings — published 1988 — 19 editions
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Clifford's Puppy Days

4.20 avg rating — 4,909 ratings — published 1989 — 14 editions
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Clifford's Family

4.25 avg rating — 4,771 ratings — published 1982 — 19 editions
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Clifford's Christmas

4.25 avg rating — 4,090 ratings — published 1984 — 16 editions
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Clifford, We Love You

4.04 avg rating — 4,074 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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Clifford Takes A Trip

4.18 avg rating — 2,196 ratings — published 1966 — 23 editions
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Clifford the Big Red Dog Clifford Gets a Job Clifford Takes A Trip Clifford's Halloween Clifford's Tricks Clifford The Small Red Puppy Clifford's Riddles
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“How can you fully open your heart to someone new, when in fact...what you really need is closure from your past.”
Norman Bridwell
tags: heart

“I was having fun at grandma's house, but I kept thinking about Clifford.
I wondered if he was thinking of me.

He was. He loves his mom, but as soon as he could, he hurried home. So did I . . .

. . . because I am thankful for Clifford, and he is thankful for me.”
Norman Bridwell, Clifford's Thanksgiving Visit

“Many Halloweens ago, he was just a tiny red puppy.
I wanted to take Clifford out trick-or-treating.
But the mask and hat didn’t fit.
He was not a happy clown.”
Norman Bridwell, Clifford's First Halloween

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