Henry Huggins : Henry Huggins

  • by Beverly Cleary
  • Narrated by Neil Patrick Harris
  • Series: Henry Huggins
  • 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Genuinely funny books for children are few and far between. So, when a story like Henry Huggins comes along, it comes to stay. Children everywhere see themselves in this irresistible boy's adventures. During an unforgettable year that begins when Henry discovers a lost, hungry dog he calls Ribsy, listeners will have a grand time. Before the suspenseful conclusion, they'll meet Henry's friends on Klickitat Street, including Beezus and her little sister, Ramona, and enjoy lots of hilarious happenings. No wonder this continuously engaging and heartwarming story is a classic!


What the Critics Say

"This exceptional production will delight listeners." (School Library Journal)
"Cleary provides a warm, autobiographical introduction to this excellent adaptation of her first book, which was originally published in 1950....Harris proves a versatile performer taking on a whole community of friendly voices....He nails Henry's sense of innocent wonder and his sweet, honest demeanor in every scene." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


Well-written stories and outstanding narration make the Henry Huggins and Ramona series high-quality listening entertainment. Neil Patrick Harris does an amazing job with the Henry Huggins stories and Stockard Channing shines in the Ramona series. My 5 year old and I have both enjoyed them immensely. You won't be disappointed.
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- J. Walker

Classic given new life with wonderful narration

Would you listen to Henry Huggins again? Why?

Absolutely. Not only is the story a classic, but the narrator is fantastic.

What did you like best about this story?

Strong characters and timeless adventures.

Which character – as performed by Neil Patrick Harris – was your favorite?


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed out a loud a few times, along with my children.

Any additional comments?

This was one of the books we listened to as a family on our first road trip to New Orleans from Chicago. It was definitely one of the top 3 favorites of the kids and enjoyable to us as well. Nice to share a story that I loved as a child, brought to life by the wonderful and witty narration of Neil Patrick Harris.

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- Valya Lupescu

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-29-2004
  • Publisher: HarperAudio