Portland, Oregon: Ribsy, Romona - Children's Book Characters

Grant Park was the setting of many of Beverly Cleary's most famous children's books. Romona, Henry Higgins, and Ribsy the dog are immortalized in bronze.

U.S. Grant Park

Address:
NE 33rd Ave., Portland, OR
Directions:
Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden, Grant Park, NE 33rd Ave. and NE Brazee St.
Phone:
503-823-1605
Admission:
Free.
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Statues of Children's Book Characters

The "Ramona the Brave" bronze statue is part of the Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden in Grant Park.

[Jody Day, 03/26/2010]

Ribsy.

Statues of Children's Book Characters

Grant Park, and the surrounding neighborhood were the setting of many of Beverly Cleary's most famous children's books. Area fans raised funds and had 3 statues made: Romona, Henry Higgins, and Ribsy the dog. There are also plaques with book titles and descriptions of Portland places that inspired them. These are fountains in the summer.

[Jody Day, 03/12/2008]

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