Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower (Amelia Bedelia #3)
Excerpt from the book:
"By the way, Amelia Bedelia," said Alcolu, "Mrs Rogers told me to prune the hedge. Could you show me how?" "I would be glad to," said Amelia Bedelia. She went to the cupboard. She took out a box of prunes. Amelia Bedelia and Alcolu went to the hedge. "Now," said Amelia Bedelia, "you take a prune. Then stick it on like this." "Is that all there is to it?" asked Alcolu. "Prune it well," said Amelia Bedelia....more
Time: 10/17=10min 10/18=15min
Q1: Have you ever surprised someone?
A1: Yes, I have. I really like to surprise my friends, family and other people. When I was a high school student, all my class members got along well each other. We prepared our message and pictures which we wrote and took secretly toward the day of our graduation. Moreover, we put these things on a big cork board. And we g...more
You know how when you read aloud and your eyes read ahead of what is actually coming out of your mouth, well half the time I was laughing so hard about something before I managed to read it out loud to my daughter. She kept giving me weird looks until I finally managed to read it to her.
It's been quite a few years since I've read the books but I loved every Amelia Bedilia book and plan on getting ah...more
She's in trouble again!
Fun-loving Amelia Bedelia is in charge of a surprise wedding shower. And when she arrives with a garden hose, the entire party is turned into an uproarious mess!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 P...more
Illustrator: Barbara Siebel Thomas
Publisher: Hyper Collins
Genre: Early Readers
Summary: Amelia Bedelia help Mrs. Rogers throw a Surprise Shower for Miss Alma. With the help of her cousin Alcolu, Amelia scale and iced fish, prune the hedges, run over the tablecloths, and shower Miss Alma with a hose.
Response: I remember reading Amelia Bedelia books as a child and thinking of how ridiculous she was. Nevertheless, I still enjoyed them.
Theme, Concept, Connection: Showers, maid
I read this during breakfast this morning, and I must say I found this more enjoyable than the first Amelia Bedelia book I read. Though I would not recommend reading it during breakfast. (Amelia Bedelia, cupcakes, and fish. Do I really need to elaborate?)
So basically it i enjoyed the book but it's not effective.Book#5
a great series of mixed up directions and literal meanings, this is a great silly series to show children that mistakes and mix ups are possible if not probable, and that innocence may be more of the reason then meaning to do something wrong/
Herman honored Peggy's life in his book, Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia, by writing in its dedication: "For Peggy Parish, the real Am...more