Corduroy's Christmas

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The adorable bear is back, just in time for a lift-the-flap Christmas. Children will enjoy "helping" Corduroy trim the tree, bake cookies, wrap presents, and hang a stocking on the fireplace mantle--and will share Corduroy's delight on Christmas morning when he sees all the presents Santa has brought for a good little bear! Based on the character created by Don Freeman. Watercolor illustrations throughout.

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Overview

The adorable bear is back, just in time for a lift-the-flap Christmas. Children will enjoy "helping" Corduroy trim the tree, bake cookies, wrap presents, and hang a stocking on the fireplace mantle--and will share Corduroy's delight on Christmas morning when he sees all the presents Santa has brought for a good little bear! Based on the character created by Don Freeman. Watercolor illustrations throughout.

Corduroy trims the tree, bakes cookies, wraps gifts and enjoys Christmas with his friends.

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A host of board books helps usher in the holiday fun. Shaped like a pumpkin, Corduroy's Trick-or-Treat, illus. by Lisa McCue, features the titular teddy (based on Don Freeman's series hero) as he enjoys a holiday bash. McCue's Corduroy's Merry Christmas has the cast trimming a tree, singing carols, etc.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780670844777
  • Publisher: Viking Juvenile
  • Publication date: 10/28/1992
  • Series: Corduroy Series
  • Pages: 16
  • Sales rank: 945,243
  • Age range: 3 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Gradually, he eased into making a living sketching impressions of Broadway shows for The New York Times and The Herald Tribune. This shift was helped along, in no small part, by a rather heartbreaking incident: he lost his trumpet. One evening, he was so engrossed in sketching people on the subway, he simply forgot it was sitting on the seat beside him. This new career turned out to be a near-perfect fit for Don, though, as he had always loved the theater.

He was introduced to the world of children's literature when William Saroyan asked him to illustrate several books. Soon after, he began to write and illustrate his own books, a career he settled into comfortably and happily. Through his writing, he was able to create his own theater: "I love the flow of turning the pages, the suspense of what's next. Ideas just come at me and after me. It's all so natural. I work all the time, long into the night, and it's such a pleasure. I don't know when the time ends. I've never been happier in my life!"

Don died in 1978, after a long and successful career. He created many beloved characters in his lifetime, perhaps the most beloved among them a stuffed, overall-wearing bear named Corduroy.

Don Freeman was the author and illustrator of many popular books for children, including Corduroy, A Pocket for Corduroy, and the Caldecott Honor Book Fly High, Fly Low.

Road Builders and The First Night, as well as many books starring Corduroy, the loveable toy bear created by Don Freeman. She now lives with her family in Arizona.

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    Posted December 28, 2011

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    I have not received this book. I had hoped to have it before Christmas for my grandchildren.

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