Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. For everyone who has enjoyed the pranks and schemes, embarrassing moments, and all of the other poignant and colorful images of childhood brought to life in Beverly Cleary books, here is the fascinating true story of the remarkable woman who created them.
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The beloved author of dozens of funny, wise books about escapades and troubles taking place on a finn ground of family affection has written an account of her own early years—very different from the happy childhoods she usually depicts, but told with the same immediacy and clarity.Oct 16 2011 | Read Full Review of A Girl from Yamhill
The Newbery Medalist offers two extraordinary memoirs, the first devoted to her childhood, the second following her from college to the acceptance of her first book, Henry Huggins. PW called this pairOct 02 1996 | Read Full Review of A Girl from Yamhill
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