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Archive of posts tagged Fritz Siebel

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 […]

Hooray for our own Golden Girl!

It’s 2013 and it’s the 50th anniversary of Amelia Bedelia, first published by Harper (and edited by Susan Hirschman, in a neat twist of fate) in 1963. We have all manner of Amelia Bedelia celebrations, commemorations, sponge cakes, and publications planned for the coming year, and we hope you will all join us! To start […]