Last week, my mother and my brother got in an argument about the worm song, and how our family first came to know of it. This argument apparently escalated, and soon involved my father, my sister, and me.
Mind you, we are all adults -- well, at least chronologically.
After determining that we must have picked it up in some children's book, the debate turned to which one. At some point, we started talking about all of the books we had read, which inevitably led to a discussion of Beverly Cleary.
So, in some sort of synchronicity, on Wednesday, for her 90th birthday, the Post ran an article on Beverly Cleary and her ubiquitous children's books.