Beverly Cleary Rank
About Beverly Cleary
Beverly Cleary earned a place in the history books as one of America’s most prolific children authors of all-time. She’s widely remembered as the creator of the famous Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins characters. Some of her well-known works are titled “Beezus and Ramona”, “Ramona and Her Mother” and “Dear Mr. Henshaw”.
- Chester Lloyd Bunn
- Mable Atlee Bunn
Clarence Cleary (died in 2004)
In 1934, she graduated from Grant High School and continued at Chaffey Junior College. She went on to study English at the University of California, Berkeley. She was trained at the University of Washington’s School of Librarianship.
Her works earned her many awards including:
- National Book Award (1981)
- Newbery Medal (1984)
- National Medal of Arts (2003)
Her original name was Beverly Atlee Bunn.
She died 18 days short of her 105th birthday anniversary.
She was able to sell over 90 million of her literary works globally.
Beverly Cleary Rank
Famous quotes by Beverly Cleary
I don't necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that's most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there.Beverly Cleary
I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house they want places to play.Beverly Cleary
I write in longhand on yellow legal pads.Beverly Cleary
When I was in the first grade I was afraid of the teacher and had a miserable time in the reading circle, a difficulty that was overcome by the loving patience of my second grade teacher. Even though I could read, I refused to do so.Beverly Cleary
F.A.Q. about Beverly Cleary
When is her birthday?
Beverly Cleary's birthday is on April 12, 1916.
In how many days is her birthday?
Beverly's birthday is in 178 days
How old was Beverly when she died?
She was 104 years old.
When did she die?
She died in March 25, 2021.
How old would she be today?
Beverly Cleary would be 105 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Beverly from?
She was born in McMinnville, Oregon, U.S..
Beverly Cleary's Popularity
Beverly Cleary was a famous American writer, who was born on April 12, 1916. As a person born on this date, Beverly Cleary is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (April 12) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1916).
People born on April 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Beverly Cleary is the 201st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Beverly Cleary's birthday, Beverly Cleary is the 1584th most famous American.
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