Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!
Amelia Bedelia’s parents are holding a yard sale—but Amelia Bedelia loves playing in her yard, and she doesn’t want to sell it! Luckily, her mother promises they will only sell things in the yard. When one neighbor wishes she could buy the flowers, Amelia Bedelia fetches a shovel to dig some up. After all, a yard will always grow back!
The Amelia Bedelia books are great for growing the vocabularies of newly independent readers. Amelia Bedelia by the Yard is a Level 1 I Can Read book, perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963!
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.