Dear Mr. Henshaw Movies & Media Adaptations

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Many of deary's books have been adapted to other media. Miller-Brody produced a filmstrip version of Dear Mr. Henshaw in 1984. Also available on filmstrip is Meet the Newbery Author: Beverly Cleary (Random House/MillerBrody). Among her books for younger readers, The Mouse and the Motorcycle (1965) was made into a two-part movie by Churchill Films for ABC-TV in 1987, and a film version of Runaway Ralph (1970) was completed by Churchill Films in 1988. Three of the seven Ramona books—Ramona Quimby, Age 8; Ramona and Her Mother; and Ramona Forever—served as the basis for a ten-part public television production that aired first in Canada and then in the United States in 1988.

deary's books are available in more than ten countries, and in Denmark and Sweden television programs based on the Henry Huggins series have aired. In Japan a puppet show has been adapted from The Mouse and the Motorcycle.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Dear Mr. Henshaw from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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