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Corduroy

Image of Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition)
Author: Don Freeman
Publisher: Viking Juvenile (2008)
Binding: Hardcover, 40 pages
Illustrator: 
Don Freeman
Item Call Number: 
E FREE

A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all

Questions to talk about with your child: 
What is your favorite part of the story?
Do you think it would be fun to run around a store at night when no one is there?
Do you have a favorite bear?
Do you like to ride the escalator in big stores?
Fun things to do together: 
Set up your stuffed bears and other animals and have a Teddy Bear Picnic.
Learn (or pretend) to sew a button on like Lisa does for Corduroy.
Hide your teddy bear under the covers (but keep the ears out!) and see if someone else can find him.
Act out the nursery rhyme "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear".
Book Skills
Loves Books (Print Motivation): 
The soft and gentle story about finding a home and a friend will encourage children to talk about their own stuffed animal friends.
New Words (Vocabulary): 
This book has some challenging words in the story such as "escalator", "watchman", and "toy department".