Facts about Beverly Cleary
Beverly Cleary Biography
Beverly Cleary published Henry Huggins, her first book, in 1950.
The adventures of Henry and his neighborhood pals continued in a series of books featuring a spunky little girl named Ramona Quimby.
Cleary has written over 30 books for children, including The Mouse and The Motorcycle and the Newbery-winning Dear Mr. Henshaw. Cleary has also published two memoirs, A Girl From Yamhill and My Own Two Feet.