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Amelia Bedelia Anniversary Edition Picture Book (Amelia Bedelia)

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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!

Synopsis:

From Caldecott-winner Virginia Lee Burton, a 75th anniversary edition with bonus downloadable audio read by Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick to celebrateand#160;this timelessand#160;picture book tale of transportation and cooperation.

Synopsis:

Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. When Mary Anne is destinedand#160;for the scrap heap, the duo must dig their way out of troubleand#160;in thisand#160;timeless tale ofand#160;friendship, old-fashioned hard work, and ingenuity. Includes bonus audio download performed by theand#160;Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick.

Synopsis:

Amelia Bedelia was first published in 1963. This special fiftieth anniversary edition of the very first book restores the original text, page design, jacket, and palette of the original volume. What else is the same? Well, the dressed chicken, dusted furniture, and that delicious lemon meringue pie, among other things. An additional eight pages of behind-the-scenes sketches, photographs, and information about the beginnings of this iconic character, the author, the artist, and Amelia Bedelia's exploits throughout the years is included.

"No child can resist Amelia [Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language—and no adult can fail to notice that she's usually right when she's wrong."—The New York Times Book Review

Supports the Common Core State Standards

About the Author

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?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062209696
Author:
Parish, Peggy
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Author:
Siebel, Fritz
Author:
Burton, Virginia Lee
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Amelia Bedelia
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8 x 0.25 in 14 oz
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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"Synopsis" by ,
From Caldecott-winner Virginia Lee Burton, a 75th anniversary edition with bonus downloadable audio read by Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick to celebrateand#160;this timelessand#160;picture book tale of transportation and cooperation.
"Synopsis" by ,
Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. When Mary Anne is destinedand#160;for the scrap heap, the duo must dig their way out of troubleand#160;in thisand#160;timeless tale ofand#160;friendship, old-fashioned hard work, and ingenuity. Includes bonus audio download performed by theand#160;Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick.
"Synopsis" by , Amelia Bedelia was first published in 1963. This special fiftieth anniversary edition of the very first book restores the original text, page design, jacket, and palette of the original volume. What else is the same? Well, the dressed chicken, dusted furniture, and that delicious lemon meringue pie, among other things. An additional eight pages of behind-the-scenes sketches, photographs, and information about the beginnings of this iconic character, the author, the artist, and Amelia Bedelia's exploits throughout the years is included.

"No child can resist Amelia [Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language—and no adult can fail to notice that she's usually right when she's wrong."—The New York Times Book Review

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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