Clifford begins life as a very small red puppy, but once he starts growing into a very large red dog there seems no limit to his potential size. This is a story of how the biggest and most loved dog in America got to be so big!
"Clifford has a big heart, but whenever he tries to do good deeds for others, his big size and personality always seem to get in the way. A sneeze sends just-raked leaves flying and a simple tail wag splatters paint all over the neighbor's house! But when a family is in danger, Clifford is the only one who can rescue them, and this time, Clifford's BIG heart makes him a BIG hero."--
Emily Elizabeth tells about Clifford's first Valentine's Day when he was still a tiny puppy. Clifford goes to the post office with Emily Elizabeth to mail valentines and gets lost in the carts full of letters.
It's Sunday and Clifford and Emily Elizabeth are going to visit her grandma. But Clifford can't find Mr. Squeaky, his favorite toy mouse! Emily Elizabeth and Clifford return to the places they visited on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every day to the week to look for Mr. Squeaky.
Clifford and Emily Elizabeth are invited to celebrate Hanukkah with their friend Melissa. While at her house, they learn about Hanukkah traditions like lighting the menorah, eating latkes, playing dreidel, and singing songs. After dinner, they all go to see the giant menorah in the town square! But when the lights go out, Clifford just might be the only one big enough to save Hanukkah.
"Clifford joins Emily Elizabeth for her first day of kindergarten. Emily Elizabeth is nervous about making new friends and missing home. But with Clifford by her side in class to sing songs and play games, Emily Elizabeth learns how much fun kindergarten can be!"--Page  of cover.