Beverly Cleary Beverly Cleary – born 12th April 1916 is an American author of more than 30 books for young adults and children. One of America’s most successful writers of children’s literature, she has sold 91 million copies of her books worldwide. WIKI Share this:PocketTwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedInTumblrPinterestPrintWhatsAppEmailLike this:Like Loading... Written by Tessa Barrie Writer and blogger from Jersey in the Channel Islands UK who believes life is too short to be niche. 🙃 Currently working on her first novel.