Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy is a children’s novel written and illustrated by Louise Fitzhugh that was published in 1964. It has been called “a milestone in children’s literature” and a “classic”. In the U.S. it ranked number 12 in The 50 Best Books for Kids and number 17 in The Top 100 Children’s Novels on two lists generated in 2012.It was followed by two sequels or “companion books”, The Long Secret (1965) and Sport (1979).


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by Louise Fitzhugh