Happy 103rd Birthday
Today, famous children`s book author, Beverly Cleary turns 103 years old! During her lifetime, Mrs. Cleary has written over 50 children`s books that have sold over 90 million copies worldwide! Some of her most famous works include:
- The Ramona Quimby Series
- The Henry Huggins Series
- The Mouse and the Motorcycle Series
- Ellen Tebbits
- Muggie Maggie
- Dear Mr. Henshaw
I have read, and re-read almost all of her books and loved them all. Three years ago for her hundredth birthday I even wrote her a letter.
Sadly, I did not receive a personal reply. However, I did receive a postcard from her with all of my favorite Cleary characters on the front.
I would love to hear from you, what your family’s favorite Beverly Cleary books/characters are.
For your convenience here is a list of Beverly Cleary books for you to browse:
The Ramona Quimby Series in order:
- Beezus and Ramona
- Ramona the Pest
- Ramona the Brave
- Ramona and Her Father
- Ramona and Her Mother
- Ramona Quimby, Age 8
- Ramona Forever
- Ramona’s World
The Henry Huggins Series in order:
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Series in order:
Other notable mentions:
Let me know which ones your family has read!