Amelia Bedelia

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Harper Collins, Aug 30, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Amelia Bedelia, the housekeeper with a literal mind, merrily upsets the household when she "dresses" the chicken and "trims" the steak with ribbons and lace.

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Review: Amelia Bedelia (Amelia Bedelia #1)

User Review  - Scott Rhee - Goodreads

As a lover of the English language and its often bizarre and inexplicable idioms, Peggy Parish's "Amelia Bedelia" series was a treasure trove of silly puns and misinterpretations of common English ... Read full review

Review: Amelia Bedelia (Amelia Bedelia #1)

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

Happy 50th Birthday, Amelia Bedelia! You are still as dizzy and literal as ever. "Please dust the furniture and dress the chicken." The anniversary version of the very first title, written by Peggy ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Peggy Parish was born and grew up in Manning, South Carolina. Before moving to New York City, she taught school in the Panhandle country and in coal-mining areas. Her first job in New York City was with the Girl Scouts, and she now teaches the third grade at the Dalton School in Manhattan. Miss Parish is the author of several other books for children, including the popular Let's Be Indians.

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