Beverly Cleary

Ribsy the dog gets lost

Will he find his home or get a new one?

More about Ribsy


Join a dog as he goes on an adventure away from home. Ribsy the dog gets lost in a shopping market. Then some little girls found him and took him home. He had a terrible bubble bath at the strange house that the little girls lived in so he decided to run away. After all the running a little old lady found him. She was good to the dog but he was getting to much attention. So again he set off. This time he ended up going to a school and getting a girls lunch. He stayed at the school and was beginning to forget about Henry. Just as he thought he was welcome at the school the principle kicked him out for chasing Danny Yaxleys pet squirrel. So he moved on. He ended up at a football game. After the game a boy about Henry Huggins age saw the dog and brought him home. That night at the football game Ribsy ran onto the field he won the game for Zachary Taylor High School. The boys name was Joe. Joe's family was very nice but when Henry saw his dog on the newspaper because of the football game he called Joe. When Ribsy heard Henry he ran out the door.he found another kid that took him in ,but Henry found him. The End

Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 - 12
  • Grade Level: 3 - 6
  • Paperback: 220 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins publishers
  • Language: English

Best Quotes From Ribsy

" Get ready, everybody, to catch him in case he makes a dash for it."

"There are left-handed people . Why shouldn't there be left-pawed dogs."

…." It won't do any good to keep staring out the window."

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