Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake by Herman Parish

Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake

Written by Herman Parish
Illustrated by Lynne Avril
Part of the I Can Read Level 1 Series


Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake by Herman Parish

Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! The star of the best-selling picture book series now has her own Level 1 I Can Read series that will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. In this sweet story, Amelia Bedelia and her friends organize a bake sale at school and learn the importance of giving back. Amelia Bedelia and her friends are hosting a bake sale. All the proceeds from the sale will go to their school library. But Amelia Bedelia doesn't understand why she should take the cake. She'd much rather eat it! Amelia Bedelia and her friends learn about the basic concepts of brownies, business, and the importance of giving back, in this Level 1 I Can Read full of friendship, community, and yummy desserts!


Amelia Bedelia comes up with a wonderful plan to help sell all the treats using clever plays on words. ...[an] easy read about a sure-to-please subject for fans of the series. -- School Library Journal

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 has illustrated all the stories about young Amelia Bedelia. The artist lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 to 8 years


Herman Parish
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Greenwillow Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

20th October 2016



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