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An edition of Dear Mr. Henshaw (1983)

Dear Mr. Henshaw

1st Yearling printing
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This edition was published in by Yearling in New York, USA.

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Dear Mr. Henshaw,
My teacher read your book about the dog to our class. It was funny. We licked it.

Your friend,
Leigh Botts (boy)

First there was Henry Huggins...then Bezus and Ramona...now Beverly Cleary introduces a spunky new character named Leigh Botts, age ten.

Leigh has been Boyd Henshaw's Number One fan ever since his second grade teacher read aloud Ways to Amuse a Dog. Now in the sixth grade, Leigh lives with his mother and is "the new kid" in school. Troubled by the absence of his father, a cross-country trucker, and angry because a mysterious lunchbag thief steals all the "good stuff" from his lunch, Leigh feels his only friend is Mr. Fridley, the school custodian. Then Leigh's teacher assigns a project that requires writing letters asking questions of authors. Naturally Leigh chooses to write to Mr. Henshaw, whose surprising answer changes Leigh's life.

Told through a series of letters to Leigh's favorite author, and later through Leigh's diary, this is a wise and funny book about finding one's own place in the world. Written with Beverly Cleary's unique blend of humor and compassion, Dear Mr. Henshaw will soon take its place beside the author's other beloved classics.

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Dear Mr. Henshaw
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
2008, HarperCollins Publishers
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Querido Senor Heushow (Espasa Juvenil)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
Jun 01, 2000, Perfection Learning
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
2000, Turtleback (HarperTrophy)
Library Binding in English - 1st Harper Trophy edition
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
2000, HarperTrophy
Paperback in English - 1st HarperTrophy ed.
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Dear Mr Henshaw
October 1999, Tandem Library
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1998 09, Scholastic Inc.
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Querido Señor Henshaw
1998, Beech Tree Books
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
September 1997, Perfection Learning Prebound
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Querido señor Henshaw
1997, Beech Tree Paperback Books
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
July 1996, Avon Books (Mm)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1995, Houghton Mifflin Company
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1994-08, Turtleback
Library Binding in English - 1st Avon Camelot printing (16)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
January 1994, Harcourt
Hardcover in English
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
May 1, 1994, Yearling
in English
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Signé, Lou
May 25, 1993, L'Ecole des loisirs
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
Mar 25, 1992, RECORDED BOOKS, INC.
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
May 1992, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
in English
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Qin ai de Hanxiu xian sheng
1992, Zhi mao wen hua shi ye you xian gong si
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Querido Senor Henshaw
1991-08, Espasa Calpe S.A. Madrid
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Dear Mr. Henshaw (M-Books)
February 20, 1987, Nelson Thornes Ltd
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1987, ABC-Clio
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Querido Senor Henshaw/Dear Mr. Henshaw
November 1986, Demco Media
Turtleback
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Dear Mr.Henshaw
1985, Penguin
in English
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1984-08, Yearling
Paperback in English - New Dell edition (16)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1984-08, Yearling
Paperback in English - 1st Yearling printing
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1984-08, Yearling
Paperback in English - New Dell edition, 1st printing
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1984-08, Yearling
Mass Market Paperback in English - 19th printing
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Dear Mr Henshaw (Media Gram Newbery Series)
April 1984, Amer School Pub
Audio cassette in English
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1984, Williams Morrow and Co.
Library Binding in English - Morrow Eagle Library Edition (14)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983, MacRAe
in Undetermined
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983, MacRae
in English
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983, William Morrow and Company
Library Binding in English - printing (4)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983, Recorded Books
Audio cassette in English

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Dear Mr. Henshaw,
My teacher read your book about the dog to our class. It was funny. We licked it.

Your friend,
Leigh Botts (boy)

First there was Henry Huggins...then Bezus and Ramona...now Beverly Cleary introduces a spunky new character named Leigh Botts, age ten.

Leigh has been Boyd Henshaw's Number One fan ever since his second grade teacher read aloud Ways to Amuse a Dog. Now in the sixth grade, Leigh lives with his mother and is "the new kid" in school. Troubled by the absence of his father, a cross-country trucker, and angry because a mysterious lunchbag thief steals all the "good stuff" from his lunch, Leigh feels his only friend is Mr. Fridley, the school custodian. Then Leigh's teacher assigns a project that requires writing letters asking questions of authors. Naturally Leigh chooses to write to Mr. Henshaw, whose surprising answer changes Leigh's life.

Told through a series of letters to Leigh's favorite author, and later through Leigh's diary, this is a wise and funny book about finding one's own place in the world. Written with Beverly Cleary's unique blend of humor and compassion, Dear Mr. Henshaw will soon take its place beside the author's other beloved classics.

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Dear Mr. Henshaw,
My teacher read your book about the dog to our class.
added by Lisa. "first sentence"

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Dear Mr. Henshaw

1st Yearling printing

This edition was published in by Yearling in New York, USA.


First Sentence

"My teacher read your book about the dog to our class."

Edition Notes

A Yearling Book
US/CAN

Copyright Date
1983

Contributors

Illustrator
Paul O. Zelinsky

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