From that moment on, Henry and his new dog, Ribsy, are inseparable – and together, they cause more excitement than … I can say that she did a great job of making her first outing about a boy and I will most likely be reading more. I never did read any of the Henry Huggins books when I was a kid, and boy, did I miss out! It's not as easy to be brave when there might be ghostly, boneless gorillas oozing under the door at night.

Both Henry and Ribsy are genuinely likeable, and the scrapes they get into are both innocent, believable, and amusing. He really brought the book to life, and made me laugh out loud several times with his expressive voices for some of the minor characters. No wonder this continuously engaging and heartwarming story is a classic!


. He is always looking for adventure. I'm so used to serious lit and adult mysteries, that it was a pleasant surprise and change of pace to listen to these. Her writing is so pure and innocent. by HarperCollins. I've bought a few other kids books for road trips and they were alright but did not get this response. Henry Huggins (Henry Huggins #1) by Beverly Cleary (Dell 1979) (Fiction - Children's) introduces the reader to a boy in the third grade in a small town where everyone knows everyone else, all the kids walk to the school on the corner, and all families have two parents with a stay-at-home mother. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I became interested in reading these after watching the Romna and Beezus movie which was pretty amusing. And as I listened to the talk w. When my mom got it on CD at a book sale for our library, we got it. Before the suspenseful conclusion, they'll meet Henry's friends on Klickitat Street, including Beezus and her little sister, Ramona, and enjoy lots of hilarious happenings. Start by marking “Henry Huggins (Henry Huggins, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I became interested in reading these after watching the Romna and Beezus movie which was pretty amusing.

Henry Huggins’s adventures are finally all in one location! And that’s just the beginning…. *Theme/Title: Henry and Ribsy.

Sometimes Beezus doesn't like Ramona, but the girls are sisters and that means they will always love each other - just not every single minute. She is full of ideas. From page one, with his gloomy outlook on life and case of third grade ennui, you can't help but love Henry Huggins. Still this was a part of childhood that I passed right by so it is somewhat surprising for me to be reading them now. My 5 year old is absolutely loving listening to this in the car! Although she was no longer there when I was spending time there. (ISBN was reused, my HC from 1978 has boy leaning against bus stop obelisk, Ribsy peeking out of bag. To read it you will need purchase it or go. And while Henry thought about kittens, I thought, No way Henry should get a kitten. This collection includes: Henry Huggins, Henry and Beezus, Henry and Ribsy, Henry and the Paper Route, Henry and the Clubhouse, and Ribsy. There is also a lot of interaction with Beezus and Ramona Quinby (from the "Ramona the Pest" series).

I couldn't remember why I couldn't remember anything about this book. Tracy Dockray, Narrated by: Henry is so embarrassed that he begins thinking of ways to avoid having to participate. But we are just back from a vacation with our 5 & 7 year old grandkids--and we listened to this book, as well as "Henry & Beezus" and "Henry & the Clubhouse".
As each chapter encapsulated a complete short story, it also worked better as a read-aloud. The characters are so likeable, and they sure get into some fun messes.

It was definitely one of the top 3 favorites of the kids and enjoyable to us as well.

During an unforgettable year that begins when Henry discovers a lost, hungry dog he calls Ribsy, listeners will have a grand time. Read this with Theo (5) a few months ago in an optimistic beginning of reading chapter books aloud at night. It wasn't like they weren't around or anything. Henry just seems like the kind of boy that every kid would want for a friend.

Delightful. I thought, what Mischief will Henry get into? Genuinely funny books for children are few and far between. Beverly Cleary,

Genuinely funny books for children are few and far between. See more ideas about Henry huggins, Worm crafts, February crafts. A book I almost know by heart. Henry and his “friends” are not nice to each other. Absolutely. He goes to school, he plays with his friends, and he goes to the Y. Would you listen to Henry Huggins again? This book is very enjoyable and well paced. It seems somewhat surprising that I never read any of these books when I was growing up. I am so sad that I missed this book as a kid because I loved it now, as an adult.

Children everywhere see themselves in this irresistible boy's adventures.


From the moment a stray dog in the drugstore begs for a taste of Henry's ice-cream cone and downs it in one gulp, everything is different. Wong, By: "This exceptional production will delight listeners." I'm just glad I finally found it. It includes how Henry found Ribsy, and a challenge at the end that has always stuck with me. My 6 yo was engaged, and I liked the characters and the story.

From selling bubble gum on the playground to helping out with his friend Scooter's paper route, everything Henry tries seems to lead to trouble. By: When Mr. Pennyworth said that the bunch of guppies were for seven dollars, I would also think I would be rich, of course, I need that kind of money. It was an accident..."). He had a great dog, good business sense, and a lot of spunk. Ribsy will do anything to find Henry, but there's plenty of excitement to be had along the way - and scoring a touchdown for a local high school team is only part of the fun! The sign that says "No Girls Allowed - This Means You" especially means Ramona Quimby. heart craft, valentine craft, Activity for ages 2 to 5. All you need to do is print the Valentine game boards and you're ready to play!

If Henry was my kid, I know I would just buy a tank for the guppies! In the first novel from Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary, boys and girls alike will instantly be charmed by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief. I will try to read all her works this year. Kids in third grade through sixth grade will enjoy this funny chapter book in the genre of realistic fiction. Ralph is not like the other mice at the Mountain View Inn. He tries to type a letter to Miss Roop as though it were from Mrs. Huggins, explaining that Henry is too sick to take part in the play, but he misspells the words in it. These stories hold up over time. Danny the Yard Ape teases her, and, on one horrible day, she throws up - at school.

I also loved the introduction by Beverly Cleary and the interview with her at the end. Then, his life takes an exciting turn for the better.
William Roberts, Narrated by: Ida (3) lik. In chapter two, I thought it was really funny.



[ He got to take Ribsy home. Other suggestions for chapter books are welcome. Is there a better time to read chapter books out loud together? Ever since the day they saved him from a life spent in a mailbox drop slot, Socks has been the center of their world. Henry has to keep his dog, Ribsy, out of trouble or he will not be able to go fishing with his father. He keeps asking to 'turn on my book' as soon as we get in the car to go some place. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. I loved that afterward she remembers the stories and put them into context.

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. * Description/Instructions. After third grader Henry Huggins finds a stray dog at a drugstore, hilarious adventures follow, such as winning top prize in a dog show when Henry has mistakenly put pink powder on Ribsy. My only criticism is that I wish the updated version wouldn't have specified the meat they got at the pet store for Ribsy was horse meat. Quiz.