For Henry Huggins and his friends Robert and Murph, a clubhouse is a place where they can do as they please, without being bothered by girls. The sign that says NO GIRLS ALLOWED -- THIS MEANS YOU especially means Ramona Quimby. Lately Ramona has been following Henry on his newspaper route, embarrassing him in front of Henry's customers. The day Ramona follows Henry to the clubhouse, she wants to teach him girls aren't so bad, but she almost puts an end to his newspaper career forever.
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Now that Henry Huggins has a paper route, he's a bit strapped for free time—what with delivering newspapers and collecting subscription payments—but that doesn't stop him and his friends Robert and Murph from building their very own clubhouse! From the top secret password to the giant stuffed owl perched on the shelf that Murph built, the boys are thrilled with their private space.
But Henry soon realizes that even a "No Girls Allowed" sign won't keep out neighborhood pest Ramona Quimby—and once Ramona gets mad, she just might cause the end of Henry's newspaper career.
How Henry and Ramona clash—and compromise—is delightfully and hilariously told by beloved children's author Beverly Cleary.About the Author:
Beverly Cleary is one of America's most popular authors. Born in McMinnville, Oregon, she lived on a farm in Yamhill until she was six and then moved to Portland. After college, as the children's librarian in Yakima, Washington, she was challenged to find stories for non-readers. She wrote her first book, Henry Huggins, inresponse to a boy's question, "Where are the books about kids like us?"
Mrs. Cleary's books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the Amercan Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented in recognition of her lasting contribution to children's literature.
Her Dear Mr. Henshaw was awarded the 1984 John Newbery Medal, and both Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and Ramona and Her Father have been named Newbery Honor Books. In addition, her books have won more than thirty-five statewide awards based on the votes of her young readers. Her characters, including Henry Huggins, Ellen Tebbits, Otis Spofford, and Beezus and Ramona Quimby, as well as Ribsy, Socks, and Ralph S. Mouse, have delighted children for generations. Mrs. Cleary lives in coastal California.
Neil Patrick Harris's stage credits include productions of Sweeney Todd, Romeo and Juliet, and Rent. On TV, he starred in Doogie Howser, M.D. and currently appears in How I Met Your Mother. His film work includes Clara's Heart, The Next Best Thing, and Starship Troopers.
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