A Pocket for Corduroy

A Pocket for Corduroy

Book - 1978
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Penguin Putnam
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 Laundromat, where he goes on a soapy adventure!

Baker & Taylor
When he discovers, with some dismay, that he does not have one pocket to puts things in or take things out of, Corduroy begins a determined search for one

& Taylor

A toy bear who wants a pocket for himself searches for one in a laundromat.

Publisher: New York : Viking Press, c1978
ISBN: 9780670561728
Branch Call Number: j Picture Book Fre
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm


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Sep 19, 2017

I took out this book for the kids at my work and they seemed to enjoy it! In this story Corduroy goes to the laundromat with Lisa and gets left behind by accident. Corduroy always wanders off and gets into mischief. The illustrations were really fun as well.

sarahbru17 Jul 23, 2017

Story: 8/10
Illustrations: 10/10
Fun read. Corduroy has a special place in my heart.


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Sep 19, 2017

csrestall thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and under

blue_horse_2236 Sep 04, 2012

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Sep 19, 2017

Corduroy goes to the laundomat with Lisa and decides that he wants a pocket. Lisa tells him to stay and wait for her but of course he does not. He goes in search of somthing that he can use as a pocket. When Lisa is done with her laundry she can not find Corduroy and he gets left behind in the laundromat. Courduroy got stuck in a bag of someone elses wet clothes. The man drys his over alls and then puts him on a washing machine to wait for Lisa. She returns the next morning to take him home. He tells Lisa that he wants a pocket of his own so she sews one on to his overalls. It is purple and she puts his name tag inside.


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