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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User Review  - HeatherBallard - LibraryThing

I think that the book, Amelia Bedelia Helps Out, is an interesting story for children. In this book, the main character is a maid who does not understand figures of speech. She takes everything ... Read full review

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User Review  - n.oreilly - LibraryThing

Amelia Bedelia and Effie Lou help Miss Emma get things ready for a tea party. Amelia Bedelia has unusual ways of weeding the garden, staking bean plants, and making tea cake. Read full review

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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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