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Beloved Author Beverly Cleary Talks About Turning 100 and How Her Life Inspired Her Writing

When we think of beloved author Beverly Cleary, we often think of some of her most notable works, like the Henry Huggins series, the Ramona series, The Mouse and the Motorcycle, and Dear Mr. Henshaw, but these are only some of the stories she wrote.

Beverly Cleary has touched the lives of countless children for generations, and now The Oregonian newspaper honors her with an interview celebrating her centennial birthday. Take a trip with her down memory lane as she reminisces on her life, career and the moment that inspired her to begin writing in this fun and youthful video.

Prepare to be left ready to head to the local library to check out all of your favorite children’s books by Beverly Cleary, or maybe start digging through boxes in the attic to figure out where your old copies are hiding.

Learn more about Beverly Cleary!

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