Book about a bear who lost his button
Corduroy by Don FreemanHave you ever dreamed of being locked in a department store at night? The endearing story of Corduroy paints a picture of the adventures that might unfold (for a teddy bear at least) in such a situation. When all the shoppers have gone home for the night, Corduroy climbs down from the shelf to look for his missing button. Its a brave new world! He accidentally gets on an elevator that he thinks must be a mountain and sees the furniture section that he thinks must be a palace. He tries to pull a button off the mattress, but he ends up falling off the bed and knocking over a lamp. The night watchman hears the crash, finds Corduroy, and puts him back on the shelf downstairs. The next morning, he finds that its his lucky day! A little girl buys him with money she saved in her piggy bank and takes him home to her room. Corduroy decides that this must be home and that Lisa must be his friend. Youngsters will never get tired of this toy-comes-alive tale with a happy ending, so you may also want to seek out Dan Freemans next creation, A Pocket for Corduroy. (Ages 3 to 8)
Corduroy by Don Freeman created by Kirsten Skoglund TE 348
I love this cute little book about a bear in green corduroy overalls. It is definitely on my list of books to get for my own child if I have one. I'd also want to get a Corduroy bear, too. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions.
Corduroy is a story about a teddy bear that waits every day for someone to come into the department store and take him home. One day a little girl named Lisa wants to buy him, but her mother points out that he is missing one of the buttons on his overalls. That night he decides to explore the department store in search of a button. He doesn't find a button, but the next day he finds friendship and a home. The bear Corduroy encounters the same struggles that each one of us face throughout our lives.
Corduroy is a children's book written and illustrated by Don Freeman, and published by The book tells the story of a teddy bear named Corduroy, displayed on a toy to spend more money and notices a button is missing from his overalls. At home, she sews a button on his shoulder strap and the book ends with.
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Over the years, many people have asked where Don got the idea and story of Corduroy. On this page I will try to answer these as best I can. More information will continue to be added March , rf.
Corduroy is a children's book written and illustrated by Don Freeman , and published by Viking Press. Don Freeman said that he had an idea of writing a story taking place in a department store, in which a character wanders around after the doors close. He wanted the storyline to portray a difference between the luxury of such department store and the simple life most people live, at the same time highlighting basic values. The bear's name comes from another children's book by Don Freeman, Corduroy, the Inferior Decorator , which tells about a boy driving his parents crazy by painting on their apartment's walls. The book was never published, but Freeman reused the boy's name when writing Corduroy. The book was rejected when first sent to Freeman's publisher, Viking Press. The writer then sent it to a number of other publishers, who also provided him with negative feedback.
By: Don Freeman. Wiki: Kirsten Skoglund. Front cover of Corduroy. Plot Summary. Corduroy, written by Don Freeman is a beautiful and simplistic story which follows the adventure of a small and lonely bear named Corduroy who is looking for his missing button. He lives the toy department of a large department store, waiting day after day in hope that someone will hopefully buy him so he has a home.