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Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up (I Can Read Book 1)by Herman Parish
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Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! This Level 1 I Can Read series about the childhood adventures of America's favorite housekeeper will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963!
When Amelia Bedelia's mother is having a "gray day," Amelia Bedelia knows just what to do to make it brighter. As soon as her mother leaves to go shopping, Amelia Bedelia gets to work on a huge, multicolored sidewalk chalk mural. She enlists her friends and neighbors to help do chalk drawings on her sidewalk, front walk, driveway, fence, and even on the trees and sides of their house. Chalk one up for Amelia Bedelia in this Level 1 I Can Read about teamwork and creativity. Just right for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Amelia Bedelia's mother is feeling blue, so she decides to head to town for lunch and a little shopping. Amelia Bedelia is having a playdate of her own, and she decides to make her mom feel better. How? By covering the driveway, house, and garage with colorful chalk pictures. Amelia Bedelia and her friends draw everything her mom loves best, including flowers, shops, and a happy portrait. The result? Well, chalk one up for Amelia Bedelia! Those beautiful chalk pictures are a gift Amelia Bedelia's mother will never, ever forget.
Amelia Bedelia discovers that a little kindness can go a long way in this funny and easy-to-read book that is just right for beginning readers.
About the Author
Herman Parish is the nephew of Amelia Bedelia's creator, Peggy Parish, and the author of many books about Amelia Bedelia. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Lynne Avril is the illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including a picture book series about Amelia Bedelia's childhood adventures. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
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