By Norman Bridwell
It basically takes a bit to BE BIG!
Emily Elizabeth taught Clifford sturdy manners. He consistently says "please" and "thank you," follows the foundations, and stocks along with his buddies. it is easy to love somebody like Clifford: whether he makes error, he continuously attempts to be type and considerate.
The BE sizeable crusade invitations each person, enormous and small, to do so and lift information for the way CLIFFORD'S great rules could make the realm a greater place.
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