PreS-Gr 2–This third book featuring the young and modernized Amelia is more of a traditional picture book than an easy reader, and the oversize format allows for plenty of space for the many activities that take place. Pictures in fall colors are in various sizes, from full page to several smaller illustrations per page, featuring apples, pumpkins, and autumn-hued leaves. Here, Amelia is visiting her grandparents and making a pie with Grandma. She's still up to her typical antics, mistaking Granny Smith for a person and thinking that a farmer's market is a place to buy farmers. Children will find the humor relevant and funny. The illustrations flow well with the text; the words are placed in a manner that creates movement, guiding the eye from picture to picture. This is a great book to use for a fall unit or storyhour. The apple pie recipe is included at the end.–Lora Van Marel, Orland Park Public Library, IL. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Herman Parish was in the fourth grade when his aunt, Peggy Parish, wrote the first book about Amelia Bedelia. The author lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Lynne Avril has illustrated all the stories about young Amelia Bedelia. The artist lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
THESE BOOKS ARE SO CLEVER, AND THEY TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT THE DOUBLE MEANINGS OF MANY ENGLISH WORDS.Published 3 months ago by theshockness
Amelia Bedelia as a child. The previous books I've purchase were Amelia Bedelia as an adult and her "adventures".Published 4 months ago by loveshoes
This book is darling! We are big Amelia Bedelia fans in our home.Published 7 months ago by K. Tripp
Not as much fun as the older Amelia Bedelia books, but cute. The illustrations are good but I had to explain to my kids the "obvious" ways in which Amelia misunderstood.Published 8 months ago by MamaOfTwo
This is a wonderful story for little girls who are fans of AB. This is a simple but engaging story of AB and baking with her grandmother. Read morePublished 13 months ago by L. K. Whitley