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Corduroy and Company: A Don Freeman Treasury

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Publisher Comments:

Generations have grown up with Don Freeman's picture books, and many of today's parents are reading aloud the same favorite books that they loved as children. In this welcome collection, 11 of Freeman's most appealing tales, including Corduroy, Dandelion, Norman the Doorman, Mop Top, and his Caldecott Honor Book Fly High, Fly Low are collected in one edition.

One story, Gayelord the Goat, has never before been published and is seen here for the first time. An introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus outlines Freeman's career and contribution, and an afterword tells the story of the artist's incredible life, from trumpet player to theater illustrator to children's book legend. Corduroy & Company is not only a wonderful book to share with children, but also a fascinating look at the career of a man who was one of the most influential writers and artists of his time.

Synopsis:

In this classic collection, 11 of Don Freeman's most appealing tales, including "Corduroy, Dandelion", and "Norman the Doorman", are gathered together with his Caldecott Honor Book "Fly High, Fly Low". Includes an Introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Don Freeman (1908-1978) was born in San Diego, California, and moved to New York City to study art, making his living as a jazz trumpeter. With the loss of his trumpet on a subway train, Freeman turned his talents to art full-time. In 1951, after the birth of his son, Roy, Freeman created his first picture book, Chuggy and the Blue Caboose, which is included in this collection.

Table of Contents

Corduroy — Chuggy and the blue caboose — Pet of the Met — Beady Bear — Mop Top — Fly high, fly low — Norman the doorman — Dandelion — Tilly Witch — Flash the Dash — Gayelord.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670035106
Introduction:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Author:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Author:
Freeman, Don
Author:
Marcus, Leonard M.
Publisher:
Viking Children's Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Corduroy
Series Volume:
01-179
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.96x10.34x.69 in. 1.77 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , In this classic collection, 11 of Don Freeman's most appealing tales, including "Corduroy, Dandelion", and "Norman the Doorman", are gathered together with his Caldecott Honor Book "Fly High, Fly Low". Includes an Introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus. Full-color illustrations.
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