When I was a kid, I wanted Clifford for a friend. Not a pet. A friend.
He was probably THE. COOLEST. DOG. I knew.
And I say I knew him because after reading his books, he became my imaginary friend.
Yes. That happened.
Make sure to eat a cupcake for him. As his once-official buddy, I know he would like it.
Also head over to NPR’s website for a good article and interview with his creator, Norman Bridwell.
Happy Birthday Clifford!
Discussion Time: Were you a big Clifford fan as a child? What was your favorite story of his? Did you ask, plead, and beg your parents for a giant red puppy like I did?
Psst….While we’re celebrating birthdays here, head over to Books, Biscuits, and Tea and wish Vicky a Happy 1 year Blogiversary!