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Freeman, Don (Book - 1976 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Authors: Freeman, Don, 1908-1978
Title: Corduroy
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ;, New York :, Puffin Books,, 1976.
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,18 x 23 cm.
Local Note: 1 10 53 61 67 77 102 104 109 118 123 148 149 150 151 152 153 172 173 177 182 188 205 216 222 231 234 235 236 243 244
ISBN: 0758722753
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Report This Mar 09, 2014
  • IrishMoon rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Loving! Compassionate! Awesome!

This book is recommended to parents to read to their children. The book is about a small bear named Corduroy that lives in a toy store department that has loss a button. A small girl, Lisa, comes along and sees the bear, but she is unable to purchase Corduroy at the time. While gazing at Corduroy Lisa's mother points out that Corduroy has a missing button and the adventure begins from there. Corduroy goes on an adventure to find his button and he ends up in trouble with the department store security. Corduroy does not get his button and is taken back down stairs to where all the other toy animals are that night by security. The following the day when Corduroy awakens Lisa has come back to purchase him. Lisa takes Corduroy home and she sews a new button back on his corduroys for him. The book is a great adventure book for children to follow along with while the bear gets into trouble. Children will enjoy this book because it teaches a moral lesson of friendship and determination. Corduroy is determined to find his button that he has lost. This is where the entire adventure lies for him. Lisa is determined to buy Corduroy even though her mother says she does not have enough money to purchase Corduroy for Lisa; Lisa is still determined to buy Corduroy. Lisa is successful in doing so because she goes home and counts the money in her piggy bank and comes back the next day to purchase Corduroy.

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • lmcshane rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Best children's book of all time - to help kids know what it is like to be overlooked and not cared for until the right person comes along to see who you are and loves you, gives you a home and friendship.


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Report This Sep 04, 2012
  • blue_horse_2236 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

blue_horse_2236 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and under


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Corduroy is a book of a small bear in a toy department that has loss a button to his corduroy's, so he goes on an adventure in the toy department to find his loss button. While on his adventure Corduroy gets into trouble with the security guard trying to get his button, and is taken back down stairs to where all the other toys animals are. Corduroy is then bought by a little girl that was admiring him in the window the day before and is taken home by her where sews his button back on.


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"Corduroy is a bear who once lived in the toy department of a big store. 'I didn't know I loss a button he said to himself. Tonight I'll go and see if I can find it'''.

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