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Don Freeman's Classic Books

Don Freeman was the writer and illustrator of a treasury of best-selling children picture books during his lifetime. His most famous character is Corduroy. He continued Corduroy in the following: A Pocket for Corduroy, Corduroy Goes to the Doctor, Corduroy Makes a Cake, Corduroy on the Go, Corduroy's Garden and other picture books. Infants, toddlers and young children enjoy Corduroy and his friend, Lisa. Not only do they enjoy Don Freeman Classic books, but the resulting films, television shows and paintings.

Don Freeman became interested in children picture books after the birth of his son, Roy. Don and his wife, Lydia Cooley Freeman, wrote children books together. Freeman co-wrote with other authors too. Here is a list of books written and/or illustrated by Don Freeman. Take a moment and share one or two of these classic Penguin books with the child in your life.

Don Freeman Books

A Rainbow of My Own
A Pocket for Corduroy
Beady Bear
Botts, the Naughty Otter
Come Again, Pelican
Corduroy Helps Out
Corduroy Goes to School
Corduroy Goes to the Beach
Corduroy Goes to the Doctor
Corduroy Makes a Cake
Corduroy on the Go
Corduroy’s Garden
Corduroy's Sleepover
Corduroy Writes a Letter
Earl the Squirrel
Fly High, Fly Low
Ghost Town Treasure
Gregory’s Shadow
Happy Easter, Corduroy
Hattie the Backstage Bat
Inspector Peckit: Story and Pictures
Joey’s Cat
Manuelo the Praying Mantis
Monster Night at Grandma’s House
Mop Top
Norman the Doorman
Penguins of All People!
Pet of the Net
Quiet! There’s a Canary in the Library
Space Witch
The Chalk Box Story
The Christmas Strangers
The Day is Waiting
The Guard Mouse
The Paper Party
Tilly Witch
Wills Quill, Or How a Goose Saved Shakespeare

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Note: The review books titles are from the library and private collections.

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