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Amelia Bedelia

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Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
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When Mrs. Rogers leaves Amelia Bedelia alone in the house on her first day of work, anything can happen. And it does! With a list of what is to be done before her, Amelia Bedelia sets about her duties. And no one could possibly accuse her of not following directions-for that is precisely what she does. But when Amelia Bedelia draws the drapes or dresses a chicken, the results are hilariously different than might be expected! Peggy Parish knows what strikes children as side-splittingly funny and Fritz Siebel has drawn Amelia Bedelia and her literal-minded actions to perfection. A hearty welcome to Amelia Bedelia-and long may she reign! This commemorative fiftieth anniversary edition features the jacket, artwork, and story from the original 1963 edition of Amelia Bedelia. Also included are seven additional pages of archival photographs, sketches, and anecdotes and recollections about the inception and creation of America's beloved literal-minded housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia!

Author Biography

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?
Release date NZ
February 18th, 2013
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Fritz Siebel
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Anniversary edition
Imprint
Greenwillow Books
Interest Age
From 4 to 8 years
Pages
40
Dimensions
203x279x6
ISBN-13
9780062209696
Product ID
20637453

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