Thursday, October 15, 2009

Older Sibling Pick of the Month: An Amelia Bedelia Celebration

This 214 page hardcover book contains four complete books, a CD of the stories for listening as you read, eight brainteasers and puzzles, two tasty recipes, and four crafts, and is priced at $19.99. Peggy Parish was a third grade teacher when Amelia Bedelia was first published in 1963. She passed away in 1988 and fans still begged for more. Her nephew, Herman Parish, has written 15 more Amelia Bedelia stories.

I was a big fan of Amelia Bedelia as a girl. It was one of the books that made me laugh and made me want to read. I'm glad the books continue.

An Amelia Bedelia Celebration
Authors: Peggy Parish and Herman Parish
Illustrators: Lynn Sweat and Fritz Siebel
Greenwillow Books (HarperCollins)

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