To the south Henry could see another shower approaching.

Mr. Huggins appeared in the kitchen door. Visit Henry Huggins and all of his friends in The World of Beverly Cleary at

We had such fun, Squirt and I, reading this. “Hey, fellows, look!” he said.

Henry tried to think of something, anything, to change the subject.

“I don’t suppose there’s anything we can do about it. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Ramona was sitting on him.When she grabbed his ear, Ribsy looked at Henry as if to say, “Get her off me, won’t you?” 60 “No, he doesn’t look a bit cross,” admitted Beezus, pulling her little sister away.“He seems to understand she’s little and doesn’t know any better.” Thinking secretly that Ramona did know better, Henry turned to Scooter. Ribsy appeared from behind the station and raced around to the air and water hoses, where he dropped the bag and looked at the policeman. “No, nothing like that. After college, as the children’s librarian in Yakima, Washington, she was challenged to find stories for non-readers. The policeman ran after him. and he's never asked that before. He had been sitting on the front steps, just minding his own business, and now all of a sudden he was in trouble.And the worst of it was, Scooter had seen the whole thing. 12 Strider, Good. Finally he said, “Dad, is it lunchtime yet?” Mr. Huggins looked at his watch. “If Henry is old enough to go fishing, so is Ribsy,” said Mrs. Huggins. Jeepers, he thought, now what am I going to do? “I hope you’re satisfied.” Mrs. Wisser, however, did not give up easily. “How’s that for a way to pull teeth?” he asked.

I’ve got to get him, thought Henry, and leaned out of the boat. .” Henry paused because it occurred to him that his mother might not like his idea. When Henry went to the door, he found 113 Beezus and her little sister Ramona standing on the front porch licking ice cream cones. “That’s all right, Henry. Henry Huggins's neighbors have had it with his dog Ribsy's reckless cat-chasing, food-stealing mischief. “I’ll head him off,” Al called to the officer. Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on December 23, 2019. As the principal went back into the building, Beezus took a Kleenex out of her pocket and held it to Ramona’s nose. Henry tried to look casual as Scooter and his father climbed the steps. “Thank you, Miss Mullen,” said Mrs. Huggins. “Oh, boy, I . Rain clouds washed over the forestcovered mountains along the edge of the sea. He was sure he wouldn’t have any trouble keeping his bargain.

“I want some,” howled Ramona. “You keep him shut up when I come around. I’ll have to stay home. “Pee-yew.” Henry was about to suggest they all go over to the park. Maybe I can get him to pull the next one I have loose.” “Good old Ribsy,” said Henry, and hugged him. Mr. Huggins tried to club it but missed, and the flopping salmon slapped against the sleeping Ribsy. I know he shouldn’t have stolen your lunch, but please don’t shoot him.” The policeman looked startled to see Henry peering out of the car above his head.“I’m not going to shoot your dog,” he said kindly. “Wuf!” he said. Henry and Beezus looked around the 124 store for something that cost a dime that they could tell Ramona was P.T.A. He couldn’t say he was tired of taking out the garbage, because he had never taken it out. This is a real "boy and his dog" story. Then Henry's dad makes a deal with him: If Ribsy can behave himself for two months, Henry can go with Mr. Huggins on the big fishing trip. The inclusion of a book’s review does not constitute an endorsement by Focus on the Family. Henry tried not to think about how hungry he was. “Nope.” Scooter took hold of his hat and tried to yank it farther down over his ears. Ribsy jumps into the open door, steals a paper bag with the policeman’s lunch inside and eats it. “You’re some friend, thinking I’d do a mean thing like that.” “Well, maybe you didn’t,” said Scooter grudgingly, “but I bet you haven’t really thought of a way to pull your teeth.” “I have, too,” said Henry.

HarperTrophy, which is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets — “Enola Holmes Mystery” Series. “A chinook!” “Come on, Henry,” said Mr. Huggins, as he lifted the salmon off the hook. Box 1 Auckland, New Zealand United Kingdom HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. 77-85 Fulham Palace Road London, W6 8JB, UK United States HarperCollins Publishers Inc. 10 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022 “Want to watch me pull my teeth?” Robert and Scooter hesitated.Then they stopped and turned around. Or what if the boat ran over him? It’ll take months to grow out.” “No kidding?” said Henry.“Really bald?” Then he and Robert began to laugh.

He bit the garbageman a week or so ago.” The Huggins boy looked at Beezus and sighed. Boy, oh, boy, I bet I catch a bigger salmon than anybody!” “I wouldn’t count on it,” said Mr. Huggins. What was worse, it was going to stay there for seven days until the garbageman came around again.What was he going to do with the garbage he had to take out until then? Looking guilty, Ribsy picked up the paper bag and ran between the gasoline pumps. 5. Then she squatted down on her heels, too. Nowadays I'd probably find it a little simple, but for anyone aged 6-10, this is a fantastic book! He can dig up another one. Besides, since his dog had taken the cone, he guessed he really owed her another one. And with the price of haircuts, think of the money we’ll save.” “Mom!” wailed Henry, clutching his hair. With one mighty flop the fish cleared the side of the boat, landed with a splash that showered Henry and the two 160 men, and swam away. “Never mind the sound effects,” said Mr. Huggins, as he got up from the table to close 49 the window.This made it very warm in the dining room. Henry also noticed two women looking at Ribsy and Ramona.

Henry Goes for a Ride I want to put them under my pillow at night and find dimes instead of teeth in the morning.

Ribsy sniffed at the lunches and looked hopefully at Henry. “Ramona!” shrieked Beezus suddenly. Once more the clippers tickled Henry’s neck and chattered up the back of his head. “Yes, sir,” said the man as he took the fish. “Come on, Ribsy,” he said. One went across the street to pick up the garbage.

Ribsy I L L U S T R AT E D B Y While Henry was eating his wienie and thinking about catching a salmon, the doorbell rang. Come on, keep fighting, thought Henry. “What are you doing up there?” Robert demanded, with one eye on Ribsy.“Look at it, Scooter! “I’m sorry, too,” he said, as he ran his hand along Ribsy’s tail to wipe off some of the water. “Boy, oh, boy! Because the book was written in 1954, Henry was delighted with his allowance being raised to 40 cents per week. You can request a review of a title you can’t find at [email protected]. “Let’s go in the house before they see us.” Ribsy did not care to go into the house. Some of her best known and loved characters are Ramona Quimby and her sister Beatrice ("Beezus"), Henry Huggins, and Ralph S. Mouse. He always had a grown-up, manto-man feeling when they were alone together. .” “What about it?” asked his father.

Well, how do you like that, thought Henry. Henry did not see why his mother and father thought this was so funny. “On the way home I stopped and watched a barber cutting hair, so I know just how it’s done.” “Do you think Dad will want you to cut my hair?” Henry asked.

“It’s nice fresh garbage.” Ribsy followed Henry out the back door, sniffing as he went, and watched Henry lift the lid off the thirty-gallon galvanized metal can that was just like the can standing by the back door of every other house on Klickitat Street. The broadest selection of online bookstores. meeting,” someone suggested.

Thrifty Mrs. Huggins buys a pair of electric clippers so she can cut Henry’s and his father’s hair.