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Norman Bridwell


Cartoonist most widely known for composing the Clifford the best Red Pup series. He also authored the The Witch NEARBY and A LITTLE Family. He went to the esteemed and competitive Cooper Union college in lower Manhattan. His books have already been copied and distributed almost 130 million situations. He wedded Norma Bridwell as well as the few had a kid called Tim. He collaborated along with his wife Norma Bridwell, as she was an motivation in creating the idea for Clifford.

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Date Of Birth February 15, 1928
Died December 12, 2014, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, United States
Place Of Birth Kokomo, IN
Profession Cartoonist
Education Cooper Union, Herron School of Art and Design
Nationality American
Spouse Norma Bridwell
Children Tim Bridwell, Emily Elizabeth Bridwell Merz
Siblings Robert V. Bridwell
Movies Clifford's Really Big Movie
TV Shows Clifford's Puppy Days, Clifford the Big Red Dog
Star Sign Aquarius

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1The first "Clifford" book was published in 1963. It was rejected by nine publishers before being accepted by Scholastic Books. There are more than 129 million copies of the many Clifford books in print, in 13 languages.
2Currently living in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts [July 2005]
3Attended John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana
4Father of Tim Bridwell



Clifford's Really Big Movie2004book series "Clifford the Big Red Dog"
Clifford's Puppy Days2003TV Series based on the Scholastic book series by - 1 episode
Clifford the Big Red Dog2000TV Series short based on the Scholastic book series Clifford The Big Red Dog by - 1 episode
Clifford's Fun with Letters1988Video short books

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