Learn to read with America’s favorite mixed-up housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia! The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies since Amelia Bedelia was first published more than fifty years ago.
This box set includes three of the most popular and bestselling Amelia Bedelia Level 2 I Can Read stories: Amelia Bedelia, Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower, and Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia.
Amelia Bedelia: From dressing the chicken to drawing the drapes, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what Mr. and Mrs. Rogers tell her to do. If things get a bit mixed up, well, that's okay. When Amelia Bedelia is involved, everything always turns out perfectly in the end!
Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower: Fun-loving Amelia Bedelia is in charge of a surprise wedding shower. And when she arrives with a garden hose, the entire party is turned into an uproarious mess!
Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia: Guess who's at bat? The lovable, hilarious Amelia Bedelia is back, filling in for a sick player on the Grizzlies baseball team. Watch out! Because nobody plays ball like Amelia Bedelia.
Amelia Bedelia is all boxed up—literally! The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of beginning readers and making learning to read fun. A great gift and a wonderful way to introduce beginning readers to a favorite character!
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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