Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #2: Amelia Bedelia Unleashed (Paperback)
In the second book in the New York Times–bestselling chapter book series about the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia goes to the dogs and discovers why puppies rule! Includes a guide to the idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art throughout.
When her parents agree to let Amelia Bedelia get a puppy, she is surprised and happy! But there are hundreds and maybe even thousands of puppies to choose from. How will Amelia Bedelia ever find the perfect four-legged friend?
Amelia Bedelia takes everything literally, and that leads to all kinds of silly misunderstandings. The bestselling and beloved housekeeper has been making readers laugh for more than fifty years. Amelia Bedelia has a warm and positive attitude, and she has fun with language, vocabulary, and idioms.
Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends and funny situations, and black-and-white illustrations on every page make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for readers of the Ivy + Bean, Magic Tree House, and Judy Moody books. The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies!
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.
Lynne Avril has illustrated all the stories about young Amelia Bedelia. The artist lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
“No child can resist Amelia [Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language—and no adult can fail to notice that she’s usually right when she’s wrong.” — New York Times Book Review
Praise for the young Amelia Bedelia series: “Parish has turned the clock back, making Amelia Bedelia young again and giving a new generation of readers the opportunity to enjoy her humor and self-confidence.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Her ingenuous spirit will continue to capture hearts.” — Publishers Weekly