According to Wikipedia,
Norman Ray Bridwell was an American author and cartoonist best known for the Clifford the Big Red Dog book series. Early life Bridwell was born on February 15, 1928, in Kokomo, Indiana, to Leona and Vern Bridwell. He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1945, and went on to attend John Herron School of Art at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, and Cooper Union, in New York City. Clifford serves as the official mascot of Scholastic Corporation.
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