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Clifford Grows Up (Clifford the Big Red Dog)

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In this storybook designed as a photo album, readers watch Clifford the Small Red Puppy grow into the Big Red Dog they know and love.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Cartwheel (first published April 1st 1999)
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Lorelei Ponto
May 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Personal response- I enjoyed reading this book to a kindergartener in the Elementary. Clifford was one of my favorite books and television shows as a child. It was nice to see that younger generations still enjoyed it. I believe the book was an easy read, however, for the kindergartener it was the perfect reading level.

Plot- The book starts off by Emily introducing Clifford as a grown up. After the first page it quickly changes to Clifford's time as a puppy and each stage of him growing up. Emi
Tamera Fleming
Oct 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: book-summaries
1) Book summary: Emily tells the story and show pictures how Clifford grew up to be this big dog. She explained how she feed, cloth, carried, and the places Clifford used to hide in. I loved how they had to use crane to move Clifford to their new home.
2) Grade level, interest level, lexile: Grade level for this book is 2-4 grade. The interest level for the book is age level 3-8 years of age. The lexile is the 410l.
3) Appropriate classroom use (subject area) : I would use this book doing readin
Edacheeky (Eda D)
Oct 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens
enjoyable childrens picture book
Neha Amin
Feb 06, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: series, animals
Review: This is a good read. This story and others in the series may help children develop a love for pets especially dogs. This story in specific will help children understand the true meaning of loving your pets. I would definitely introduce this series to children who might be scared of dogs or have not been around them.

Learning Experience: The children will be given different sized objects and they will sort them by size. The will put them from smallest to biggest and so on. This will help t
Jaime Contreras
Jul 24, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens
Clifford is growing up and must control his puppy side or else! Hey, do not worry because there remains a little bit of puppy in every dog. This was a sweet story that all dog lovers will appreciate and treasure. Two thumbs up on this one.
Katie Beck
Jun 23, 2010 rated it liked it
This is a good book. This is a good book to read to children to teach them about how a dog grows up.
Jan 18, 2012 marked it as to-read
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Dana Johnson
Dec 17, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: ed-310-1
Gives Clifford's life growing up. Easy read for students.
Sep 13, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: kid-s-books
The picture book equivalent of a clip show, but still enjoyable.
Megan Staten
Another Clifford book. Shows the beginning of Clifford's story.
Apr 10, 2012 rated it it was ok
good early reader, using texet to relate to the television show, a cute childhood story book.
Little Miss and the Legomeister
It's a Clifford book. Legomeister was obsessed with Clifford when he was three and four. So he loved all Clifford stories. To me they all seem pretty unremarkable.
Sep 21, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
We follow Clifford through his first year as a puppy.
Oct 31, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: children
Shelves: children
Emily thinks about what Clifford's life was like from puppy to adult.
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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.

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