Amelia Bedelia: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition by Peggy Parish
Illustrated by Fritz Siebel

This week we celebrate Children’s Book Week, a great time to look at old classics and new favorites. A couple of years ago for Scholastic Book Clubs, I worked with more than twenty children’s book experts to identify the best books to include in their offerings. When we took our original ballot, before discussion, one […]


Featured on May 31, 2013

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