Product Description Learn to read with the classic Amelia Bedelia, on the road or at home! This set contains five favorite giggle-sparking I Can Read stories. With a brightly colored, easy-carry handle and a Velcro-tabbed cover, this little suitcase includes five Level 2 classic Amelia Bedelia I Can Read books inside, perfect for kids who can read on their own but still need a little help. This boxed set is ideal for introducing new readers to the literal-minded maid’s hilarious adventures, and includes the original and bestselling Amelia Bedelia; Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower; Come Back, Amelia Bedelia; Thank You, Amelia Bedelia; and Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia. Time to hit the books! 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. Fritz Siebel was born in Vienna and now lives in New York City with his family. He is well known for his pictures in Cat and Dog; David and the Giant; and Tell Me Some More . . . , all Harper I Can Read Books. Among the other books he has illustrated are A Fly Went By and Who Took the Farmer's Hat? Peggy Parish is the author of numerous books for children, including other popular Amelia Bedelia stories, and the I Can Read Books Dinosaur Time and Good Hunting, Blue Sky. Barbara Siebel Thomas is the daughter of Fritz Siebel, who illustrated the original Amelia Bedelia books. She worked as an art director before devoting full-time work to painting and illustrating. She lives in Bridgehampton, NY. Wallace Tripp has illustrated many books for children, including No Flying in the House and Come Back, Amelia Bedelia.
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