'Clifford The Big Red Dog' creator Bridwell dies at 86

The original, 1963 cover of <em>Clifford the Big Red Dog</em>. "[I] was shocked when it was accepted for publication, because I'd never written anything before," said Norman Bridwell.
The original, 1963 cover of Clifford the Big Red Dog. "[I] was shocked when it was accepted for publication, because I'd never written anything before," said Norman Bridwell.