12th April 2017

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 - Beverly Cleary

She was not a slowpoke grownup. She was a girl who could not wait. Life was so interesting she had to find out what happened next.

 

Beverly Cleary

 

Today we celebrate the birth of Beverly Cleary! The creator of enduring characters like Ramona Quimby and her sister Beezus was a librarian who wanted to write books that reflected the lives of the children she grew up with and worked with.