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Henry Huggins

Henry Huggins

by Beverly Cleary Illustrated by Louis Darling

Genuinely funny books for children are few and far between. So, when a story like Henry Huggins comes along, it comes to stay. Children everywhere see themselves in this irresistible boy's adventures.

From the moment a stray dog in the drugstore begs for a taste of Henry's ice-cream cone and downs it in one gulp, everything is different. Henry names the dog Ribsy and thus begins Henry's exciting new life!

Readers will have a grand time. Before the suspenseful conclusion, they'll meet Henry's friends on Klickitat Street, including Beezus and her little sister, Ramona, and enjoy lots of hilarious happenings. No wonder this continuously engaging and heartwarming story is a classic!

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Comedy and Humor, Classics

About the Author and Illustrator

Beverly Cleary Children's author Beverly Cleary is the creator of the infamous Ramona Quimby. She wrote her first book, Henry Huggins, in her early thirties.
Louis Darling

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