Henry Huggins

Beverly Cleary

Book - 1950

When Henry adopts Ribsy, a dog of no particular breed, humorous adventures follow.

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Published
New York : HarperCollins 1950.
Language
English
Item Description
Different editions have different illustrators.
Physical Description
Various paging : ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN
0688213855
0380709120
Main Author
Beverly Cleary (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

His adoption of a stray dog begins an exciting year for third-grader Henry Huggins.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In the first novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary, boys and girls alike will be charmed instantly by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief.Just as Henry Huggins is complaining that nothing exciting ever happens, a friendly dog sits down beside him and looks pleadingly at his ice-cream cone. From that moment on, the two are inseparable. But when Ribsy's original owner appears, trying to reclaim his dog, Henry's faced with the possibility of losing his new best friend. Has Klickitat Street seen the last of rambunctious Ribsy?

Review by Publisher Summary 3

In the first novel from Newbery Medal'winning author Beverly Cleary, boys and girls alike will be charmed instantly by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief.Just as Henry Huggins is complaining that nothing exciting ever happens, a friendly dog sits down beside him and looks pleadingly at his ice-cream cone. From that moment on, the two are inseparable. But when Ribsy's original owner appears, trying to reclaim his dog, Henry's faced with the possibility of losing his new best friend. Has Klickitat Street seen the last of rambunctious Ribsy?