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Happy 50th Anniversary, Amelia Bedelia!

Bank Street Bookstore recently hosted a live story hour and book signing event with Herman Parish to kick off Amelia Bedelia’s 50th Anniversary! Amelia Bedelia was late to her own party because she stopped by several different types of banks before arriving at the right one: Amelia Bedelia eventually made her way to Morningside Heights, […]

Win a copy of the Amelia Bedelia 50th Anniversary Edition!

The 50th anniversary edition of Amelia Bedelia is pretty special, if we do say so ourselves. It features the original text, artwork, and jacket of the original 1963 edition. PLUS, it has seven additional pages of archival photographs, sketches, and anecdotes and recollections about the inception and creation of America’s beloved literal-minded housekeeper! And we’re giving […]

Visiting the 23rd Floor–Amelia Bedelia!

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Amelia Bedelia—an American icon is born!

One of the best parts about preparing for a big anniversary—such as Amelia Bedelia’s 50th—is that sometimes you get lucky, and sometimes you uncover something extraordinary. We were fortunate enough to find the original dummy for Amelia Bedelia, courtesy of Gretchen Siebel, Fritz Siebel’s widow, and a storage unit. Since Amelia Bedelia was published in […]

Visiting the 23rd Floor: Herman Parish and Barbara Siebel Thomas

Herman Parish and Barbara Siebel Thomas stopped by to talk about Amelia Bedelia’s upcoming FIFTIETH anniversary (which we’ll be celebrating in 2013) and all things Amelia Bedelia. Peggy Parish (Herman’s aunt) and Fritz Siebel (Barbara’s father) were the author and illustrator of the first Amelia Bedelia book.   Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]