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Award-winning author Beverly Cleary is internationally known for her characters Ramona, Beezus, Henry and many others. Her first book, Henry Huggins, was an immediate bestseller, changing the course of writing for children. Meet authors, illustrators, and an editor, all touched by her work,. Best of all, join us for a rare interview with Mrs. Cleary as she approaches her 101th birthday. Head to our series page to take a Beverly Cleary character quiz, see newly released historical photos and learn what the 'S' in Ralph S. Mouse stands for.

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Discovering Beverly Cleary

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How will renowned children's author Beverly Cleary celebrate turning 100 this month? With a celebratory slice of carrot cake!

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