Henry and Ribsy

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Harper Collins, Mar 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 208 pages
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At last, Henry Huggins's father has promised to take him fishing, on one condition. Henry's dog, Ribsy, has been in all sorts of trouble lately, from running off with the neighbor's barbecue roast to stealing a policeman's lunch. To go on the fishing trip, Henry must keep Ribsy out of trouble -- no chasing cats, no digging up lawns...and no getting anywhere near little Ramona Quimby, the pest of Klickitat Street.

  

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Review: Henry and Ribsy (Henry Huggins #3)

User Review  - Jennifer Margulis - Goodreads

Boy oh boy does Henry Huggins ever want to go salmon fishing with his dad. Scooter, a slightly older boy in the neighborhood who is something of a bully and a braggart, has already been fishing, but ... Read full review

Review: Henry and Ribsy (Henry Huggins #3)

User Review  - Julianna - Goodreads

I prefer the Ramona books much more :/ Read full review

Contents

RD8SY AND THE LUBE JOB
7
HENRY AND THE GARBAGE
36
HENRY GETS A HAIRCUT
72
HENRYS CANINE TEETH
99
RAMONA AND THE P T A
115
RIBSY GOES FISHING
144
HENRYS ADVENTURE
171
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Page 48 - ... sound or motion: she placed her hand on his little, naked chest; the heart within had ceased to beat: he was dead! The deep marks of the dog's fangs were visible on the neck; but the body was untorn. Old Nero stood, with his large, bright eyes fixed on the face of his mistress, fawning on her, as if he expected to be praised for what he had done, and seemed to wonder why she looked so terrified. But Susan spurned him from her; and the fierce animal, who would have pulled down an Indian as he...
Page 49 - ... shot, I put up the back-sight of my heavy two-ounce rifle at the four hundred yards' range, and deliberately aimed at his brawny shoulder. The grooved bore carried truly ; for, when the smoke cleared away, I saw the huge beast was brought to his knees, and in a moment more he careened on his side, and rolled over on his back with his four feet in the air. I gave him the contents of my second barrel, which did not seem to affect him, for his position remained unchanged ; so, having carefully reloaded,...
Page 99 - You're looking pretty gloomy," remarked Mr. Huggins, as he filled Henry's plate. "Yeah," said Henry. "Don't give me much to eat. I'm not very hungry." Henry was careful to bite with his solid front teeth. He couldn't take chances with his loose teeth. He had to have them to show off to people who started making fun of his hair. "I'm afraid the boys were giving him...
Page 33 - I'll tell you what I'll do. I'll make a bargain with you about the fishing trip.
Page 12 - Henry was happy to be going someplace, even just to the service station, with his father. He always had a grownup, man-to-man feeling when they were alone together. He wished his father had time to take him places oftener.
Page 109 - Here, Ribsy," he called. Ribsy opened one eye and looked at Henry. Then he opened the other eye and bounded across the lawn. "Wuf !" he said. Henry braced himself in case it hurt to have his teeth pulled. Ribsy grabbed the end of the rope, growled deep in his throat, and tugged. Henry's teeth flew out of his mouth so fast he didn't even feel them go. Henry put his hand to his mouth and stared at his teeth lying on...
Page 73 - Hi," she answered, and entered the kitchen with her arms full of packages. "Wait till you see what I bought.
Page 29 - Please don't shoot my dog!" Surprised, the policeman stopped alongside of the grease rack and looked all around to see where the voice was coming from. "I'm up here,

About the author (1990)

Beverly Cleary was born in McMinnville, Oregon, and until she was old enough to attend school she lived on a farm in Yamhill, a town so small it had no library. Her mother arranged to have books sent to their tiny town from the state library and acted as a librarian in a room over a bank. It was there that Mrs. Cleary learned to love books. Generations of children have grown up with Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, Ralph Mouse, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. Beverly Cleary continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of children of all ages throughout the world.

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