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Paperback Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia Book

ISBN: 0060080922

ISBN13: 9780060080921

Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia

(Part of the Amelia Bedelia (#13) Series and Amelia Bedelia Series)

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A familiar heroine takes an unfamiliar seat in Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia. Herman Parish, nephew of Amelia's creator, Peggy Parish, keeps the wordplay in high gear....Lynn Sweat's bright and jaunty... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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5 ratings

Get off the road! Amelia Bedelia is DRIVING!

Wow! It's a road trip that sets the scene for this absolutely hilarious Amelia Bedelia novel that will keep her fans laughing 'till the last page! Good Drriving, Amelia Bedelia is filled with tons of "Amelia-isms," her constant misinterpretations of the most ordinary things -- most outstandingly "fork in the road!" The wonderful illustrations bring the story to life. This is most certainly a book not to be missed! It's wonderful.

Amelia Bedelia

I ordered several Amelia Bedeelia books for my granddaughter for her 7th birthday. She absolutely loves them.

Driving with Amelia Bedlia can be a punny thing

Amelia Bedelia might never learn to not to take things literally, but then Mr. Rogers seems to keep forgetting what makes his housekeeper so unique, so he is not exactly showing a high learning curve either. In "Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia," things start off innocent enough. It is Amelia Bedelia's birthday and she is going to go visit her cousin Alcolu. Mr. Rogers offers to let her drive the family car, but Amelia Bedelia has not driven in years so he decides to see if her driving is as good as the picture on her drivers license. Of course, this turns out to be something of a mistake. Actually, in this story, written by Peggy Parish's nephew Herman and illustrated by Lynn Sweat, there is more of a tendency to go with puns, especially once our heroine drives by a farm: "Herd of cows" says Mr. Rogers, and Amelia Bedelia says "Of course I have heard of cows." Once we get to cows we get around talking about a steer and horns, but then the pair are back on their way, looking for the fork in the road, trying to find a jack, and getting a toe. So with all these puns this new adventure for Amelia Bedelia is really not in the true tradition of the series where the fun is always in how she takes comments literally, but it still has its moments and is charming in its own way. Sweat, of course, provided the illustrations for some of Peggy Parish's Amelia Bedelia books such as "Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia" and "Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping," so for many young readers these will be familiar pictures.

Good Driving

She is back and now she is driving the last book I reviewed was Amelia Bedalia and The Suprise Shower now you get to go on a road trip with her and meet new friends like jack and say hi to old friends like Mr.and Mrs. Rogers and Cousin Alcolu. This is a great book for the little kiddies that you have around the house and great for you I rated this book a 4.

Good Driving

Amelia Bedelia is out on the road in this adventure. She is taking a road trip and the reader gets to meet new friends like Jack and the frienly framer. Fans of Amelia's books get tosay Hi to old friends like Mr. and Mrs. Rogers. Amelia Bedelia goes driving with Mr. Rogers and they end up getting a flat tier. Mr.Rogers goes to find help and leaves Amelia in the middle of nowhere. A friendly tow truck guy comes and gives Amelia Bedelia and Mr. Rogers a ride home and there is a BIG Suprise ending that you will find out when you read the book. I thought that this book was a great Amelia Bedelia book and I gave it 4 stars.
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