Quotes from Ramona Quimby, Age 8

Beverly Cleary ·  190 pages

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“He was dressed as if everything he wore had come from different stores or from a rummage sale, except that the crease in his trousers was sharp and his shoes were shined.”
― Beverly Cleary, quote from Ramona Quimby, Age 8

“Ramona, I hear the mission bells above, Ramona, they’re ringing out our song of love.” Ramona stared at her book as she thought mean, dark thoughts about Uncle Hobart.”
― Beverly Cleary, quote from Ramona Quimby, Age 8

“Never again would he stand all day at a cash register, ringing up groceries for a long line of people who were always in a hurry. Ramona”
― Beverly Cleary, quote from Ramona Quimby, Age 8

About the author

Beverly Cleary
Born place: in McMinnville, Oregon, The United States
Born date April 12, 1916
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