Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine

Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine

By Herman Parish; Lynne Avril; Lynne Avril (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780062032751, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 2011

Description

The New York Times bestselling picture book It's Valentine's Day in young Amelia Bedelia's classroom. And you know Amelia Bedelia--she wears her heart on her sleeve. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963

The second book in the nationally bestselling series about the childhood of America's favorite literal-minded housekeeper. School is always exciting for Amelia Bedelia, and getting her first Valentine's Day card may be the most exciting surprise of all. But what will she do when she forgets her valentines for her classmates on the bus? Luckily, Amelia Bedelia is resourceful, and she doesn't break any hearts. A lovely pick for Valentine's Day--or any day--Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine will have readers making room in their hearts for this charmingly literal little girl.



About the Author
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 is the illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including a picture book series about Amelia Bedelia's childhood adventures. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Lynne Avril is the illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including a picture book series about Amelia Bedelia's childhood adventures. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.


Praise For Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine

Praise for Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School:New York Times Bestseller“Amelia [Bedelia] wears her new picture-book format well…[It] works beautifully as a new way to encounter the gaffe-prone gal.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Readers will giggle over Amelia Bedelia’s mishaps, and her genuine joie de vivre may assuage first-day fears.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Her ingenuous spirit will continue to capture hearts.”
-Publishers Weekly