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Henry and Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

Henry and Ribsy (1954)

by Beverly Cleary

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Series: Henry Huggins (3)

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Ok this is hands down our favorite Beverly Cleary book this far. Ribsy is such a character! Reminds us of our Fox Terriers. Loved the ending yay Henry! Can't wait for our Henry to be old enough to read this story to. ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
The Ramona books are still my favorites. And the Henry books are just a bit dated. But I'll read anything by Cleary anytime. Even the teen 'romances.' She's my go-to 'comfort' author. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Apr 14, 2015 |
When I was a kid, I LOVED Beverly Cleary's books. Ramona was my girl. I never read any of Henry's adventures, though. I came across this book at a flea market and bought it. I read it for the first time at 25, and I liked it just as much as I would have at 9. Henry's an average kid, and although the world has changed a lot since Henry and Ribsy were young, these stories are still relatable.
  psychedelicmicrobus | Sep 27, 2013 |
Always loved Henry Huggins. Will re-read and take a walk down memory lane soon. ( )
  afinch11 | Aug 21, 2013 |
An older book that has stood the test of time - funny with situations that kids this age can still relate to. My son and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it together. ( )
  TnTexas | Mar 31, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Cleary, Beverlyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Darling, LouisIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dockray, TracyIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lambert, ThelmaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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One warm Saturday morning in August, Henry Huggins and his mother and father were eating breakfast in their square white house on Klickitat Street.
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At last, Henry Huggins's father has promised to take him fishing, on one condition. Henry's dog, Ribsy, has been in all sorts of trouble lately, from running off with the neighbor's barbecue roast to stealing a policeman's lunch. To go on the fishing trip, Henry must keep Ribsy out of trouble -- no chasing cats, no digging up lawns...and no getting anywhere near little Ramona Quimby, the pest of Klickitat Street.

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Henry Huggins makes a deal with his father--if Henry can keep his dog Ribsy out of trouble for a month, he can go fishing with his father. Ribsy does his best to make Henry lose the deal.

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