Dear Mr. Henshaw

Written by Beverly Cleary

Reviewed by Gloria G. (age 10)

This story is about a boy named Leigh Botts who wants to meet a famous author. Leigh writes to Mr. Henshaw, the famous author Mr. Henshaw writes back. Is Leigh going to meet Mr. Henshaw?

I liked the book because it was written in the form of letters. I liked the character of Leigh because he was always wondering, and because he was funny and nice. They never showed Mr. Henshaw but I think he is mean.

I like the part when Leigh starts writing back to Mr. Henshaw, because it was funny. I thought the plot was interesting.

This is a great book for those who like writing and reading. I recommend this book to people who want to be authors.

Gloria G. is a student in Mrs. Riesel's 5th Grade Class
1999-2000