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Amelia Bedelia, Cub Reporter (I Can Read Book 2) Hardcover – July 3, 2012


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Series: I Can Read Book 2
  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwillow Books (July 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062095102
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062095107
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,182,256 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From School Library Journal

PreS-Gr 3-A newspaper flying through the window and someone yelling "Duck!" set the stage for this latest story starring the goofy maid heroine. Peter, the paper carrier, enlists Amelia Bedelia to help him finish his paper route and then take him to school in the hope that the woman can provide an excuse for his late arrival. Luckily for her, the principal happens to need an adult to help with the school newspaper. These events pave the way for Amelia Bedelia to learn about the wonderful world of computers through her work on the School Scoop. With her literal thinking, it is quite amusing, and her headlines garner lots of attention. This engaging story lends itself to talk about homonyms, idioms, and newspapers, especially the craft of making headlines that grab readers' attention. Simple artwork and a controlled vocabulary make this selection a great choice for beginning readers. It might entice some classes to start newspapers of their own.-Janene Corbin, Rosebank Elementary School, Nashville, TNα(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

About the Author

Herman Parish is the nephew of Amelia Bedelia's creator, Peggy Parish, and the author of many books about Amelia Bedelia. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.



Lynn Sweat has illustrated many Amelia Bedelia books, including Go West, Amelia Bedelia! He and his wife live in Connecticut.


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Herman Parish was in the fourth grade when his aunt, Peggy Parish, wrote the first book about Amelia Bedelia. The lovable, literal-minded housekeeper has been a member of his family ever since. Peggy Parish died in 1988. She would be proud and delighted to know that with Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia; Bravo, Amelia Bedelia!; Amelia Bedelia 4 Mayor and now Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia, her nephew is carrying on -- for a new generation of readers -- the tradition she began years ago.

In His Own Words... "In true Amelia Bedelia fashion, I backed into writing these books about the literal-minded housekeeper who children laugh at and love. Amelia Bedelia was created by my aunt, Peggy Parish. Although she passed away in 1988, Peggy still received fan mail from children. They wondered when the next Amelia Bedelia book would be out. Then other children's authors wrote and volunteered to continue the series. I felt uneasy about Amelia Bedelia leaving our family. As I was in the fourth grade when she first appeared, I had literally grown up with her. So I decided to try to write a new Amelia Bedelia adventure. My two sisters and my family were very supportive and encouraged me. I'd had experience in writing advertisements. I reread the Amelia Bedelia stories to figure out what made them funny. I realized that everyday life overflows with idiomatic expressions, literalisms, and homophones. It's amazing more people don't get confused-besides Amelia Bedelia! My first book, Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia, took me a year to think about and one night to write. I had been collecting ideas, homonyms, and expressions. Whenever I heard them, I jotted them down: on napkins in restaurants, on my newspaper while riding the bus, and on agenda sheets in business meetings.

I stockpiled these fragments in a folder until one Sunday night, with my family asleep, I decided that it was now or never. I sat down around ten o'clock and began to write. I was so focused on the story that I finished as the sun came up on Monday morning. Naturally, the story needed revision, but the essence was captured in that all-night writing spree.

I am fortunate that my editor, Susan Hirschman, and the illustrator, Lynn Sweat, had worked with Peggy on many Amelia Bedelia books. That helped make the transition from Peggy's books to mine as seamless as possible.

I feel very lucky to be writing Amelia Bedelia books and continuing a family tradition. But the best reward was when a child wrote Peggy Parish a fan letter. It said that Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia is the best book she has written. To me, that's the highest compliment I could hope for."

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By Zookeeper Susanne on December 27, 2012
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i love it. thanks so much. wonderful. thanks. thanks. thanks. thanks. keep it coming. love it for sure. thanks. thank
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Amelia Bedelia is always fun. I think this is the longest I Can Read! book I have seen so far at 64 pages but it is fun and entertainingly captivating that I think it will hold onto your emerging readers. Journey along with Amelia as she writes headlines for sensational stories. Great for vocabulary building and logic. It reminds me of the bloopers for church bulletins and signs, fun humorous with a twist of meaning. Right on par with Amelia Bedelia we know and love.
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