Amelia Bedelia
Illustrated By: Fritz Siebel
Amelia Bedelia  -     By: Peggy Parish
    Illustrated By: Fritz Siebel
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Amelia Bedelia

Illustrated By: Fritz Siebel
Greenwillow Books / 2017 / Hardcover

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From dressing the chicken to dusting the furniture, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what her employers tell her...But somehow, things don't turn out quite right! Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Hardcover 60th anniversary edition.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 72
Vendor: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 6.00 X 9.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0062572792
ISBN-13: 9780062572790
Ages: 4-8
Series: I Can Read!

Publisher's Description

Learn to read with Amelia Bedelia! This paper-over-board special edition commemorates the 60th anniversary of I Can Read books for beginning readers. Eight bonus pages recount I Can Read’s history, including a time line, never-before-seen sketches, and origin stories of beloved I Can Read characters. This beautiful edition is perfect for gift-giving. 

From dressing the chicken to drawing the drapes, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what Mr. and Mrs. Rogers tell her to do. If things get a bit mixed up, well, that's okay. When Amelia Bedelia is involved, everything always turns out perfectly in the end! This Level 2 I Can Read is perfect for reading aloud or alone.

Author Bio

Peggy Parish was born and grew up in Manning, South Carolina. Before moving to New York City, she taught school in the Panhandle country and in coal-mining areas. Her first job in New York City was with the Girl Scouts, and she now teaches the third grade at the Dalton School in Manhattan. Miss Parish is the author of several other books for children, including the popular Let's Be Indians.

Fritz Siebel was born in Vienna and now lives in New York City with his family. He is well known for his pictures in Cat and Dog; David and the Giant; and Tell Me Some More . . . , all Harper I Can Read Books. Among the other books he has illustrated are A Fly Went By and Who Took the Farmer's Hat?

Editorial Reviews

“Right on the button for juvenile humor! This book is for that stage in life when the acme of wit is considered to be a questions like this—‘How can I sit UP when I’m sitting DOWN?’ A perfect blend of text and pictures spiced with humor.”
“The hilarious antics of a housekeeper whose literal interpretations of her list of chores lead to some extremely funny messes.”
“The new maid, Amelia Bedelia, was so eager to please that she followed her instructions to the letter with the kind of silly results that will make kindergarten children giggle.”
“The younger children for whom this nonsense makes a good read-aloud, and those older who will find it easy to read, will giggle through its series of jokes.”
“Amelia Bedelia, the new maid, slightly suggests the famous Mary Poppins, but she makes her entry discreetly through the doorway, on her two feet, instead of blowing in on the wind. This is purely a ‘silly’ book, with no lesson to impart, but it will seem hilarious to young children.”

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