Beverly Cleary Quotes

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Born: April 12, 1916, McMinnville, Oregon, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

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

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