FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Courduroy plans a Halloween party for all his friends where they will carve ajack o'lantern, bob for apples, and go trick-or-treating! But first Courduroyneeds a costume.
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Don Freeman (1908–1978) was the author and illustrator of many popular books for children, including Corduroy, A Pocket for Corduroy, and the Caldecott Honor Book Fly High, Fly Low. During his career as an artist, sketching impressions of Broadway shows for the New York Times and The Herald Tribune, he was introduced to the world of children’s literature when William Saroyan asked him to illustrate several books. Soon after, he began to write and illustrate his own books, a career he settled into comfortably and happily. Through his writing, he was able to create his own theater: "I love the flow of turning the pages, the suspense of what's next. Ideas just come at me and after me. It's all so natural. I work all the time, long into the night, and it's such a pleasure. I don't know when the time ends. I've never been happier in my life!" He created many beloved characters in his lifetime, perhaps the most beloved among them a stuffed, overall-wearing bear named Corduroy.
In the past 30 years, Lisa McCue has illustrated more than 175 books for children. Her artwork also appears on fabrics, greeting cards, gift tins, wrapping papers, home décor, and clothing. When she isn’t drawing, she can be found on the water racing her sailboat, or in the mountains skiing. She loves to read, sew, and bead and is involved in fundraising for ALS. McCue was born in Brooklyn, NY, and now lives in Annapolis, Maryland.
In Corduroy's Best Halloween Ever! based on Don Freeman's popular character, illus. by Lisa McCue, the fellow gets ready for a Halloween party. His inventive use of a tablecloth earns him costume kudos and extra treats.
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