Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

By Herman Parish; Lynne Avril (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780062095275, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2013


Amelia Bedelia and her entire class are going on a hike. Amelia Bedelia is excited. What will she find for the classroom nature table?

Amelia Bedelia spots squirrels, deer, birds, and insects along the trail. She has fun splashing with her friends in a stream, collecting leaves, and having a picnic. Best of all, her nature table find is a surprise in more ways than one! An easy-to-read book about friendship and exploring the natural world that is just right for beginning readers.

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.

Praise For Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail

“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