Don Freeman
Don Freeman
Don Freeman (1908–1978) was the author and illustrator of many popular books for children, including CorduroyA 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.  
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Author: Don Freeman | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: October 20, 2020
Celebrate Christmas with Corduroy in this festive audiobook!Corduroy is excited to celebrate Christmas! To get ready, he decorates his tree, bakes cookies, and wraps presents. When the snow starts falling on Christmas Eve, Corduroy hangs up his stock...
Author: Don Freeman | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: October 20, 2020
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Corduroy, Don Freeman's story of a beloved teddy bear and his friend Lisa, which has sold millions of copies and delighted children all over the world. In this sequel to Corduroy, Lisa takes her toy bear to a L...
Author: Don Freeman | Narrator: Viola Davis
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene in 1968. This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child's friendship has appealed to young readers gen...
Author: Don Freeman and B.G. Hennessy | Narrator: Viola Davis
Release Date: September 04, 2018
A classic character in children's literature for nearly forty years is back for a brand-new adventure! Corduroy the beloved bear slips out very early one morning to get a birthday present for Lisa. He spies what he thinks is a yellow balloon up in th...
Author: Don Freeman, B.G. Hennessy and Viola Davis | Narrator: Viola Davis
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Celebrate 50 years of America's favorite teddy bear with brand-new recordings narrated by Academy Award winner Viola Davis!Corduroy: This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child's friendship has appealed to young r...