No Words Wasted Sale

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

    Recently Viewed clear list

    Required Reading | January 16, 2015

    Required Reading: Books That Changed Us

    We tend to think of reading as a cerebral endeavor, but every once in a while, it can spur action. The following books — ranging from... Continue »

Qualifying orders ship free.
List price: $3.99
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Children's- Early Readers

More copies of this ISBN

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck (I Can Read Book 1)


Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck (I Can Read Book 1) Cover


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck is a funny I Can Read adventure, starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl, that is just right for beginning readers. Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, has been making readers laugh for fifty years!

America's favorite housekeeper investigates all kinds of good luck and bad luck in this beginning reader starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. Why is it unlucky for a black cat to cross your path? Why does a horseshoe bring good luck? If you step on a crack, will you really break your mother's back? Amelia Bedelia, who always takes things literally, tries to understand common superstitions in this funny book about friendship


What a lucky day! Amelia Bedelia turns bad luck into good luck in this fun story about friendship.

About the Author

Herman Parish was in the fourth grade when his aunt, Peggy Parish, wrote the first book about Amelia Bedelia. The author lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Lynne Avril has illustrated all the stories about young Amelia Bedelia. The artist lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Product Details

Parish, Herman
Greenwillow Books
Avril, Lynne
Readers - Beginner
Children s-Concepts
Children s humor
Edition Description:
I Can Read Book 1
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
9 x 6 in 10.4 oz
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

Other books you might like

  1. Monstrous Stories #4: Monstrous... New Trade Paper $4.99
  2. Olivia Builds a Snowlady (Olivia) New Trade Paper $4.99
  3. Meet Trouble (First Friends, First... New Trade Paper $3.99
  4. Croaky Pokey! New Trade Paper $6.95
  5. Geronimo Stilton #55: The Golden... Used Trade Paper $4.95
  6. Rescue Princesses #05: The Snow Jewel New Trade Paper $4.99

Related Subjects

Children's » Beginning Readers » General
Children's » Concepts » General
Children's » Early Readers
Children's » Humor
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck (I Can Read Book 1) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$2.50 In Stock
Product details 32 pages Greenwillow Books - English 9780062221278 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What a lucky day! Amelia Bedelia turns bad luck into good luck in this fun story about friendship.
  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at