Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Author, Dies at 104

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary, whose characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins enthralled generations of youngsters, has died.

She was 104.Cleary’s publisher, HarperCollins, announced her death Friday.

In a statement, the company said Cleary died in Carmel, California, her home since the 1960s, on Thursday.

No cause of death was given.Suzanne Murphy, president and publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books shared in a statement, “We are saddened by the passing of Beverly Cleary, one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time.

Looking back, she’d often say, ‘I’ve had a lucky life,’ and generations ...

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