Amelia Bedelia Helps Out

Amelia Bedelia Helps Out

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Overview

Amelia Bedelia and her little niece Effie Lou have come to help Miss Emma take care of her house and garden. And you can just imagine how messed up things get when Amelie Bedelia starts telling her niece what needs to be done!!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780153192548
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Series: I Can Read Book 2 Series
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

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.

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Amelia Bedelia Helps Out 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
happymomSC More than 1 year ago
Great, fun read for readers transitioning from a few words per page into Chapter books. My 1st grader loves the Amelia Bedelia series as there are still pictures on the page, but much more reading as well.
roseannes on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I remember reading Amelia Bedelia books when I was little and I remember loving them. I don't remember this one specifically, but i do remember that they follow the common pattern where Amelia Bedelia tries her best to do chores but completely misinterprets what she is supposed to do. There was at least one in this one that I don't think a kid would completely understand, I remember when I was little I read one or two that I didn't know about at the time either. I see the possibility for a classroom project about double-meanings in the Amelia books. Another review had the idea of doing a gardening project since she does a lot of things in the garden in this book which is also a good idea. Maybe promoting housework and housekeeping as something fun for BOTH genders could be a good application too.
sarahbatte on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
very cute and easy to read for young kids. Amelia bedielia is funny and makes books fun to read.
jsa110 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out is a great book to read. She always interprets things in different ways then they should be. It is a great story if you need a good laugh, and an exciting book to let the children be able to decide themselves what they think Amelia would do. These books were always my favorite growing up, and there are so many to choose from that all have a different activity that Amelia is trying to over come. It also shows that you can say one thing, but it can also mean more than that one thing, and how people need to be more specific.
Hukilau More than 1 year ago
My step-son really likes this and Frog and Toad now that he has it in his little library.