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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
Amelia Bedelia's day starts with a crash and a broken mirror. When Amelia Bedelia hears that a broken mirror is bad luck, she's worried. Does this mean that she's doomed for life?
Amelia Bedelia is determined to change her luck, but how? Will a four-leaf clover do it? How about a horseshoe? Miss Edwards, Amelia Bedelia's teacher, explains that those are superstitions and don't really affect your luck. But after Amelia Bedelia tries her luck and steps on every single crack in the sidewalk . . . she's not so sure!
An easy-to-read story about good luck, bad luck, and superlucky friendships 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.