The celebrations will kick off Sept. 24 with the “Biggest Birthday Party Ever” live event at Scholastic headquarters. The event will be streamed to classrooms nationwide and will coincide with the publication of
Norman Bridwell’s Clifford Collection
, a compilation of six classic Clifford stories. Additional new titles will be released in 2013.
“Clifford’s Big Birthday” app will launch in September for both iOS and Android, and Scholastic will launch three new Facebook apps for adults to help fans prepare for Clifford’s official birthday on Feb. 14.
“For 50 years, Clifford has earned a place among the most iconic and beloved characters in children’s literature and entertainment,” says Deborah Forte, president, Scholastic Media and executive vice president, Scholastic. “We are delighted to invite children and
Since the first Clifford book was published in 1963, the property has expanded to include 126 million books in print and an award-winning television series, currently in its 12th season on PBS Kids in the U.S.
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