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Clifford the Big Red Dog

The reboot of Scholastic’s Clifford the Big Red Dog, based on Norman Bridwell’s beloved books, is a funnier, more contemporary take on the characters and situations in Clifford’s world, with a social curriculum focusing on imaginative play, literacy, and empathy.

Through the power of play and imagination, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford brave exciting new adventures together, explore their island home, meet new friends, and learn that the differences between us – even big, red differences – can often be the things that bring us closer together.

Read, Watch and Play!

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Erica Kepler – Lead Designer

Erica’s story begins in Dayton, Ohio, the home of The Wright Brothers.  From an early age she was obsessed with children’s media. Big Bird, Fievel Mousekewitz, The Warner Brothers (and the Warner Sister) were a few of her closest friends. Her fascination with cartoons led her to study animation at the Columbus College of Art and Design. In 2004, Erica received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and with that degree she left the Buckeye State for New York City to pursue her dreams.

She has worn many hats over the last decade: Designer, Development Artist, Animator Production Artist, Interactive Designer, and Storyboard Artist. Her work can be seen on Netflix’s Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, Nick Jr’s The Wonder Pets!, Disney’s Third & Bird and Small Potatoes, and her personal favorite, Peg + Cat for PBS kids!  She’s also done concept designs for Hasbro’s GlowormsWeebles, and Care Bears.

Now living in sunny Los Angeles, Erica is designing new places and characters for Clifford the big Red Dog, and other projects in development at 100 Chickens Productions. She also has a part-time job at her favorite clothing store, as fashion is another affection of hers. When she’s not working, Erica can be found hiking, jogging, and hugging her adorable cat, Eli.

Check out her portfolio at https://www.ericakepler.com

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Peg + Cat Live!

In Peg + Cat LIVE!: The Big Dog Problem, based on the popular episode, Peg’s mom asks Peg and Cat to mail some really important letters. But on their way, they come face-to-face with a REALLY BIG PROBLEM – a really big dog! They’ll need math – bar graphs, size comparison, position words, fair sharing, and a whole lot of counting, plus some help from one another and the audience to solve it! The vibrant full-scale production features larger-than-life puppets, light-up math facts that pop up all over the stage, and fan-favorite songs from the series, enhanced for the live stage experience!

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Clifford the Big Red Dog Launches on Amazon and PBS

The reboot of Scholastic’s Clifford the Big Red Dog, based on Norman Bridwell’s beloved books, is a funnier, more contemporary take on the characters and situations in Clifford’s world, with a social curriculum focusing on imaginative play, literacy, and empathy.

Through the power of play and imagination, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford brave exciting new adventures together, explore their island home, meet new friends, and learn that the differences between us – even big, red differences – can often be the things that bring us closer together.

Read, Watch and Play!

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Alex Kudeyar – Designer

I’m originally from the Boston area, but Brooklyn is my real home now! I’ve been drawing all my life and eventually ended up marrying my love of film and traditional art by studying animation at NYU. I was incredibly lucky for the opportunity to work as a Junior Designer at 100 Chickens Productions and couldn’t have asked for a better first job in the field that I love! It’s been thrilling and fulfilling to work on a show that will make a difference and help kids learn. In addition to designing elements for the show, I’ve also worked on research art, layout, and design for the interstitials! Outside of work, my hobbies include cooking, biking, traveling, reading, music, and more drawing (always).

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Nominations

2019 — Daytime Emmys – Peg + Cat

Outstanding Writing for a Preschool Animated Program, Outstanding Directing for a Preschool Animated Program, 3 Outstanding Original Songs in a Children’s or Animated Program

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Awards

2019 — Environmental Media Association Award – Peg + Cat

Children’s Television

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Marisa Lark Wallin – Associate Producer/Script Coordinator/Writer

Marisa is an NYC-based writer, artist and educator. She grew up in Chicago and holds a BFA in drama from NYU and an MS Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Brooklyn College. Her plays and performances have been seen on stages all over NYC, and you can hear her voice in some commercials and on Netflix’s Big Mouth. She has written for Child Care Exchange magazine, Scholastic’s My Big World and Let’s Find Out! classroom magazines, and most recently the reboot of Clifford the Big Red Dog on Amazon and PBS. She taught preschool for 12 years, and some of her first students are in college now! She is a strong believer in the freedom to play for ALL, and using art as a tool for change. For more info visit http://www.marisalark.com/

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Awards

2019 — Daytime Emmys – Peg + Cat

Outstanding Original Song In A Children’s Or Animated Program

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Awards

2019 — Parents’ Choice Gold Award – Peg + Cat

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