Norman Bridwell, Creator of 'Clifford' Books, Dies at 86
Writer and illustrator Norman Bridwell, best known as the creator of the children's book series 'Clifford the Big Red Dog,' has died at the age of 86.By Jay Strubberg | December 17, 2014
Norman Bridwell, best known as the creator of the children's book series "Clifford the Big Red Dog," has died. He was 86.
According to his publisher, Scholastic, Bridwell died Friday at his home in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. The cause of death was not released.
Scholastic first published Bridwell's extensive "Clifford" series more than 50 years ago. Since then, it's reportedly sold more than 129 million copies in 13 different languages.