Klickitcast - A Beverly Cleary Podcast
Klickitcast - A Beverly Cleary Podcast
A Beverly Cleary podcast with Phil Gonzales and John McCoy.
23: Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Sep 18 • 78 min
Ramona Quimby hoped her parents would forget to give her a little talking-to. She did not want anything to spoil this exciting day….
22: Ramona and Her Mother
Aug 6 • 68 min
“When will they be here?” asked Ramona Quimby, who was supposed to be dusting the living room but instead was twirling around trying to make herself dizzy. She was much too excited to dust….
21: Ramona and Her Father
Jun 7 • 63 min
“Ye-e-ep!” sang Ramona Quimby one warm September afternoon, as she knelt on a chair at the kitchen table to make out her Christmas list….
20: Ramona the Brave
May 10 • 69 min
Ramona Quimby, brave and fearless, was half running, half skipping to keep up with her big sister Beatrice on their way home from the park….
Mar 30 • 56 min
The tabby kitten hooked his white paws over the edge of the box marked, Kittens 25¢ or Best Offer. The girl with the stringy hair and sunburned arms picked him up and set him down in the midst of his wiggling, crawling, mewing brothers and sisters….
18: Runaway Ralph
Mar 2 • 53 min
The small brown mouse named Ralph who was hiding under the grandfather clock did not have much longer to wait before he could ride his motorcycle. The clock had struck eight already, and then eight thirty….
17: Ramona the Pest
Jan 29 • 49 min
“I am not a pest,” Ramona Quimby told her big sister Beezus….
16: Mitch and Amy
Dec 24, 2017 • 40 min
Mitchell Huff’s day began like any other summer day—with a squabble with his twin sister Amy. At breakfast Amy grabbed a cereal box top and said, “I’m going to send away for the plastic harmonica that looks like an ear of corn.”…
15: The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Nov 3, 2017 • 62 min
Keith, the boy in rumpled shorts and shirt, did not know he was being watched as he entered Room 215 of the Mountain View Inn….
Oct 4, 2017 • 75 min
Henry Huggins’s dog Ribsy was a plain ordinary city dog, the kind of dog that strangers usually called Mutt or Pooch. The always called him this in a friendly way, because he was a friendly dog….
13: Sister of the Bride
Sep 1, 2017 • 56 min
I guess this is just one of those days, thought Barbara MacLane on her way home from school one bright afternoon late in April. She was not alone. She was walking beside a boy, a very tall boy, but their thoughts were like those famous parallel lines that…
12: Henry and the Clubhouse
Jul 24, 2017 • 70 min
Henry Huggins had a lot of good ideas that fall when he first had his paper route, but somehow his ideas had a way of not turning out as he had planned….
11: Emily’s Runaway Imagination
Jun 25, 2017 • 60 min
The things that happened to Emily Bartlett that year! It seemed to Emily that it all began one bright spring day, a day meant for adventure….
10: Jean and Johnny
May 4, 2017 • 52 min
“I have the funniest feeling,” remarked Jean Jarrett, who was drying the supper dishes while her older sister, Sue, washed them. “I keep feeling as if something nice is going to happen.”…
9: The Luckiest Girl
Mar 17, 2017 • 53 min
One Saturday morning early in September Shelley Latham sat at the breakfast table with her mother and father. Her mother was reading the women’s page of the morning paper while her father read the editorial section….
8: Henry and the Paper Route
Feb 9, 2017 • 53 min
One Friday afternoon Henry Huggins sat on the front steps of his white house on Klickitat Street, with his dog Ribsy at his feet. He was busy trying to pick the cover off an old golf ball to see what was inside….
Jan 19, 2017 • 49 min
Today I’m going to meet a boy, Jane Purdy told herself, as she walked up Blossom Street toward her babysitting job. Today I’m going to meet a boy. Guest host: Elana Gravitz, reader: Shannon Campe…
6: Beezus and Ramona
Nov 29, 2016 • 65 min
Beatrice Quimby’s biggest problem was her little sister Ramona….
5: Henry and Ribsy
Oct 4, 2016 • 77 min
One warm Saturday morning in August, Henry Huggins and his mother and father were eating breakfast in their square white house on Klickitat Street. Henry’s dog Ribsy sat close to Henry’s chair, hoping for a handout….
4: Otis Spofford
Aug 11, 2016 • 60 min
There was nothing Otis Spofford liked better than stirring up a little excitement. Otis was a medium-sized boy with reddish-brown hair, freckles, and ears that stuck out. He often wore a leather jacket with a rabbit’s foot tied to the zipper, and he…
3: Henry and Beezus
Jul 7, 2016 • 78 min
Henry Huggins stood by the front window of his square white house on Klickitat Street and wondered why Sunday afternoon seemed so much longer than any other part of the week….
2: Ellen Tebbits
May 24, 2016 • 73 min
Ellen Tebbits was in a hurry. As she ran down Tillamook Street with her ballet slippers tucked under her arm, she did not even stop to scuff through the autumn leaves on the sidewalk….
1: Henry Huggins
Apr 27, 2016 • 90 min
Henry Huggins was in the third grade. His hair looked like a scrubbing brush and most of his grown-up front teeth were in. He lived with his mother and father in a square white house on Klickitat Street….
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