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Aunt Amelia

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  64 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Aunt Amelia is coming to stay. And you'd better get ready for some serious fun, because you've never met an auntie quite like Amelia ...

Packed with wit and charm, a warm and funny new story from the illustrator of The Paper Dolls.
Hardcover, 1st, 28 pages
Published 2013 by Macmillan Children's Books
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Jane Hill
Jun 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Teach your child to throw a house party when you go away for the weekend!
Jun 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Read this to my sister called Amelia and that is the main reason we got it really.She really enjoyedit and was always laughing along and wishing to have her as a babysitter. 4.5 stars
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love this book! Every child should have an Aunt Amelia. :-)
Savio Sebastian
Apr 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, kids
This was a fun book to read. The aunt (babysitter) breaks every rule that the parents gave and the kids had a blast! The escapades that they get into together is a fun read.
Megan Higginson
Jun 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it.
Jan 31, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015, children
This is a book which some children could relate to. Mum and Dad are off out and leaving a relative to look after them. But Aunt Amelia is nothing like they expected and the list of rules mum and dad give her, are not followed to the letter!!!!! And guess what, they all what her to look after them again!!!

Aunt Amelia is a composite of both my children's grandmothers. I love her. Pair with Mr and Mrs Pig's Evening Out to really freak your kids out.
Jemma Routledge
Mar 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
This would be an interesting book to read with children, you could first read the book with children without showing them the pictures and then a second time through with the pictures. I think that children will really enjoy this book and the illustrations are fantastic.
Feb 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Mum and Dad are going out and the children are not happy. Mum has left a long list of instructions for Aunt Amelia. Thankfully Aunt Amelia is not what they expected. A funny and warm story.
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Shelves: picture-books
Aunt Amelia comes to look after 2 children and doesn't quite follow the exact instructions on how to care for them.
Aaron Wong
Dec 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Cobb, R. (2013). Aunt Amelia. London: Macmillan Children's Books.

On obeying the letter of the law, but not its spirit.
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Rebecca Cobb has illustrated several picture books, including The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson. She has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. She lives in England.
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