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Summary: Emily Elizabeth talks about the things she loves about--and loves to do--with Clifford, her big red dog. This is a picture book based on the Scholastic Book/PBS Kids series.
Type of Reading: playtime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 4; read yourself: 6 to 8, 4 to 8
Interest Level: 1 to 6
Reading Level: 1
Age of Child: Started reading with child 18 months old.
Young Reader Reaction: S/Her loves it--the nexus with the popular PBS television show make this book a constant pick.
Adult Reader Reaction: S/He instantly recognizes Clifford from the TV show and doesn't know the book came first! It is a great tool for interesting him/her in reading and books rather than watching TV.
Pros: The pictures are fun, and the story engaging, with a solid message. Additionally, the book introduces the toddler to the typical activities of dogs and the larger concept that it is OK to be different.