Moving, relatable, and frequently hilarious, Beverly Cleary’s stories have been captivating readers of all ages for over 60 years. From Ramona Quimby to Socks the Cat, her characters and the tales they inhabit are still going strong all these decades later. Here’s what you might not know about one of the world’s favorite children’s authors.
She was a librarian!
There will NEVER be a library complete without Cleary’s wide-ranging works. Sure, Hieronymous Bosch is plucky, Lemony Snicket is punny, and Geronimo Stilton is one helluva rodent protagonist - but nothing can beat “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” when it comes to kid lit.Source: mentalflossr