Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Amelia Bedelia (Warning: SPOILER!)

I've just re-read a favorite picture book: Peggy Parrish's delightfully funny "Amelia Bedelia."
Amelia Bedelia is a maid, and it is her first day working for Mr. and Mrs. Rogers.
Mrs. Rogers has to go someplace, but she leaves a list of instructions, which Amelia Bedelia follows literally... and I do mean LITERALLY

The next part is a spoiler, so I'll put some X's here.  Please scroll down.
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Years ago, I read this book to a little girl, and when I came to the words, "and please dress the chicken,"  she said, "Oh, NO!"
and cracked up.  I couldn't blame her, I always lose it at that point!