In this Newbery Honor Book from beloved author Beverly Cleary, eight-year-old Ramona Quimby's zest for life is infectious as ever. Whether speaking her mind to her third-grade teacher, or befriending her schoolyard bully, Ramona can't be kept down!
Then one day an embarrassing incident in the classroom leaves Ramona completely humiliated. Can she bounce back from this one?
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Allen and the screenwriters take key story elements from "Ramona and Her Father," while also leaning heavily on "Ramona Forever," "Ramona and Her Mother," "Ramona Quimby, Age 8" and "Ramona's World."Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Instead, this movie is a dumping ground for various misdeeds from several books, including Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, and Ramona’s World.| Read Full Review of Ramona Quimby, Age 8
It depends on the picture.” Directed by Elizabeth Allen, the movie remixes characters and story bits from several of Beverly Cleary’s beloved Ramona Quimby novel series, especially 1981’s Ramona Quimby, Age 8, 1984’s Ramona Forever, and 1977’s Ramona and Her Father, in which he loses his job.Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Since the filmmakers wanted an older Ramona (age 9, played by newcomer Joey King) and a teenage Beezus (played by Disney Channel pop princess Selena Gomez), they cobbled their story from Cleary’s later works, sampling most heavily from “Ramona and Her Father,’’ “Ramona and Her Mother,’’ “Ramona ...Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Even though the film's title brings to mind former librarian turned author Beverly Cleary's novel Beezus and Ramona , screenwriters Lori Craig and Nick Pustay ignored that work completely and instead pulled plot points from Ramona Forever , Ramona and Her Father , Ramona and Her Mother , Ramona's...Nov 30 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona Quimby, Age 8
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