Beverly Cleary

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She Began as a Librarian. Then She Gave the World 'Ramona'

Children's author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

(Newser) - Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children's author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104. Cleary's publisher HarperCollins announced Friday that the author died Thursday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where she'...

Beverly Cleary Turns 100 Next Month

'Well, I didn't do it on purpose,' children's author jokes

(Newser) - Beloved children's book author Beverly Cleary turns 100 on April 12, and in advance of the milestone, the author of the Ramona and Henry Huggins series (among many, many others ) spoke to Today . Asked if she was excited to turn a century old, Cleary remarked, "Well, I...

Ramona and Beezus Sweet, Harmless
 Ramona and Beezus 
 Sweet, Harmless  
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Ramona and Beezus Sweet, Harmless

Selena Gomez stars in adaptation of Beverly Cleary classics

(Newser) - Ramona and Beezus plays fast and loose with its source material, the classic children's books by Beverly Cleary, but the family movie—Disney tween favorite Selena Gomez's film debut—generally has the critics on its side.
  • Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer : "The overall tone of the film is sunny, with

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