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{{Book
| image = D.W.'s Lost Blankie Cover.jpg
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|image = D.W.'s Lost Blankie Cover.jpg
| author = *[[Marc Brown]]
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|author = *[[Marc Brown]]
* Based on the teleplay by [[Tom Hertz]]
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*Based on the teleplay by [[Tom Hertz]]
| illustrator = [[Marc Brown]]
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|illustrator = [[Marc Brown]]
| date = April 1, 1998
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|date = April 1, 1998
| publisher = [[Little, Brown and Company]]
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|publisher = [[Little, Brown and Company]]
| isbn = 0316109142
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|isbn = 0316109142
| previous =
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|previous =''[[D.W.'s Library Card (book)|D.W.'s Library Card]]''
| next =
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|next =''[[D.W., Go to Your Room!]]''
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|name = ''D.W.'s Lost Blankie''}}
   
'''''D.W.'s Lost Blankie''''' is the book adaptation of the season 1 story "[[D.W.'s Blankie]]." It was written and illustrated by [[Marc Brown]].
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'''''D.W.'s Lost Blankie''''' is the book adaptation of the season 1 episode "[[D.W.'s Blankie]]." It was written and illustrated by [[Marc Brown]].
   
 
==Plot summary==
 
==Plot summary==
[[D.W. Read|D.W.]] has always had her [[blankie]] with her since birth and considers it better than a night-light when it comes to falling asleep. One day, she gets home, only to find it missing. The entire Read family searches [[Reads' House|the house]] for it, but come up empty. [[Arthur Read|Arthur]] tells D.W. to think about the last place that she had the blankie. They check the library and the car wash, but still don't find it. D.W. is quiet for the rest of the day, and that night, she can't get to sleep. [[Jane Read|Mom]] then comes into her room and gives her the blankie, but it isn't as how she remembered. Mom has washed it, and D.W. is upset, feeling that Mom "killed" the blanket. It doesn't look or smell quite the same. Nevertheless, she cuddles it to her cheek and tells it that she loves it. She then resolves to be extra nice to Mom the next morning, as well as find a new place to hide her blankie, before falling asleep.
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[[D.W. Read|D.W.]] has always had her [[blankie]] with her since birth and considers it better than a night-light when it comes to falling asleep. One day, she gets home, only to find it missing. The entire Read family searches [[Arthur's House|the house]] for it, but come up empty. [[Arthur Read|Arthur]] tells D.W. to think about the last place that she had the blankie. They check the [[Elwood City Public Library|library]] and the car wash, but still don't find it. D.W. is quiet for the rest of the day, and that night, she can't get to sleep. [[Jane Read|D.W.'s mom]] then comes into her room and gives her the blankie, but it isn't as how she remembered. Her mom has washed it, and D.W. is upset, feeling that her mom "killed" the blanket. It doesn't look or smell quite the same. Nevertheless, she cuddles it to her cheek and tells it that she loves it. She then resolves to be extra nice to her mom the next morning, as well as find a new place to hide her blankie, before falling asleep.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*[[Paige Turner]]'s name is misspelled on a plaque at the [[Elwood City Public Library]] as "Page Turner."
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*[[Paige Turner]]'s name is misspelled on a plaque at the Elwood City Public Library as "Page Turner".
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===Differences from the episode===
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*In the episode, Arthur was unwilling to help D.W. find her blankie because he wanted to go to a ''Renagain Joe'' movie marathon with [[Buster Baxter|Buster]], until D.W. blackmailed him into it by threatening to tell his friends that he still sleeps with [[Stanley (teddy bear)|Stanley]]. In the book, there is no mention of the ''Renegain Joe'' movies and Arthur agrees to help D.W. right away when she asks him to.
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*Arthur and D.W. never look for blankie at the dry cleaning station like they do in the episode.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Baby D.W. Wrapped in Blankie.jpg|Baby D.W. wrapped in blankie
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Baby D.W. Wrapped in Blankie.jpg|Baby D.W. wrapped in her blankie
 
Baby D.W.'s First Loose Tooth.jpg|Baby D.W.'s first loose tooth
 
Baby D.W.'s First Loose Tooth.jpg|Baby D.W.'s first loose tooth
Birthday D.W. with Blankie.jpg|D.W. on her birthday with blankie
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Birthday D.W. with Blankie.jpg|D.W. on her birthday with her blankie
D.W. Snuggling Blankie at Bedtime.jpg|D.W. snuggling laundered blankie at bedtime
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D.W. Snuggling Blankie at Bedtime.jpg|D.W. snuggling her laundered blankie at bedtime
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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Latest revision as of 19:46, March 18, 2020

D.W.'s Lost Blankie
D.W.&#039;s Lost Blankie Cover
Author *Marc Brown
Illustrator Marc Brown
Publication date April 1, 1998
Published by Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 0316109142
Publication Order
Preceded by
D.W.'s Library Card
Followed by
D.W., Go to Your Room!

D.W.'s Lost Blankie is the book adaptation of the season 1 episode "D.W.'s Blankie." It was written and illustrated by Marc Brown.

Plot summaryEdit

D.W. has always had her blankie with her since birth and considers it better than a night-light when it comes to falling asleep. One day, she gets home, only to find it missing. The entire Read family searches the house for it, but come up empty. Arthur tells D.W. to think about the last place that she had the blankie. They check the library and the car wash, but still don't find it. D.W. is quiet for the rest of the day, and that night, she can't get to sleep. D.W.'s mom then comes into her room and gives her the blankie, but it isn't as how she remembered. Her mom has washed it, and D.W. is upset, feeling that her mom "killed" the blanket. It doesn't look or smell quite the same. Nevertheless, she cuddles it to her cheek and tells it that she loves it. She then resolves to be extra nice to her mom the next morning, as well as find a new place to hide her blankie, before falling asleep.

TriviaEdit

  • Paige Turner's name is misspelled on a plaque at the Elwood City Public Library as "Page Turner".

Differences from the episodeEdit

  • In the episode, Arthur was unwilling to help D.W. find her blankie because he wanted to go to a Renagain Joe movie marathon with Buster, until D.W. blackmailed him into it by threatening to tell his friends that he still sleeps with Stanley. In the book, there is no mention of the Renegain Joe movies and Arthur agrees to help D.W. right away when she asks him to.
  • Arthur and D.W. never look for blankie at the dry cleaning station like they do in the episode.

GalleryEdit

NavigationEdit

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