Amelia Bedelia

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Harper Collins, Aug 30, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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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Amelia Bedelia is hired as a maid and is left with chores to do around the house. When she reads the list Amelia takes everything literal. This is a great book to use to teach students about idioms ... Read full review

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Amelia Bedilia is about the misadventures of a cleaning lady who is hired by a fancy family to clean up the house while they are out. She bumbles through her to-do list misunderstanding everything and ... Read full review

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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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