Amelia Bedelia, the housekeeper with a literal mind, merrily upsets the household when she "dresses" the chicken and "trims" the steak with ribbons ...Show synopsisAmelia Bedelia, the housekeeper with a literal mind, merrily upsets the household when she "dresses" the chicken and "trims" the steak with ribbons and lace. "A perfect blend of text and pictures spiced with humor".--Kirkus Reviews. Full-color illustrations.Hide synopsis
I have read Amelia Bedelia to students for years. It delights the kids and makes them laugh. They often ask for more. To all parents, just try one book you will buy more. My kudos to Peggy parish the author.
Amelia Bedelia is a scatter-brained housekeeper who takes every instruction just a bit too literally. The books capture the imagination of children and are wonderful for pre-schoolers and early readers. Every Amelia Bedelia story has Amelia so confused while she is trying to help that you just have to laugh.... They are rated for first through third grade readers but will be enjoyed by everyon
Amelia Bedelia borders on corny, but somehow still manages to intrigue. Kids will love hearing about each chore that she misunderstands and mismanages by taking words a little too literally. It's also a cute way to point out how the English language is filled with phrases that don't always mean what they ought to! Lots of fun for early readers!
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