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.
Lynn Sweat has illustrated many Amelia Bedelia books, including Go West, Amelia Bedelia! He and his wife live in Connecticut.
You can never have too many Amelia Bedelia stories. Great for a Saturday marathon.Published 8 days ago by S. Shearon
I gave this book to my great nieces. My son had this book and enjoyed it immensely. Good choice for anyone who has children.Published 7 months ago by Ginger Petry
My kids (ages 3 and 5) love Amelia Bedelia, but they think she is a little too silly at times. I like how the book raises questions and engages them to talk about the main... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nefarious Oldman
my granddaughter was thrilled to receive the books for her birthday along with the other book items she recieved and loved.Published 15 months ago by Loretta M. Carrico-Russell
I was in search of a children's book that I could read with my second grader that we both could enjoy and really spark her interest in reading.Published 18 months ago by Victor M. Lee
Is there an Amelia Bedlia book you DON"T like. I'm pretty sure I'm up there as being one of Amelia's biggest fans for children's literature.Published 20 months ago by Silly Sally
Made a good gift for a child I don't know that well, and gives her a start on developing good reading habits as well as a lesson on being a good helper.Published 20 months ago by Paula S. Haines
Part of our granddaughters collection and she enjoys reading to her little sister and her mom. Has helped her in her ability to read.Published 21 months ago by Janet Goble
I love Amelia Bedelia, she's so silly, my daughter started reading and I felt like Junie B. Jones had a little too much attitude for my 5 year old so we changed gears and Amelia... Read morePublished on August 3, 2012 by Karen