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Archive of posts tagged Herman Parish

Happy 50th Birthday, Amelia Bedelia!

On this day in 1963–September 25–the very first Amelia Bedelia book was published! It’s been 50 wonderful, hilarious years with our beloved literal-minded housekeeper! Today, we take a look back in time with some of our favorite treasures from the Amelia Bedelia archives!                     Blog this! […]

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 […]

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 […]

From the Writer’s Desk

Hooray for Apple Day! By Herman Parish It’s the weekend—gorgeous weather—and what better way to spend it than autographing copies of Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie? It’s the latest book about the young Amelia Bedelia, with Lynne Avril’s delightful illustrations, in which she learns that a fresh-baked pie can save the day. And what better setting […]

Visiting the 23rd Floor: Herman Parish

Herman Parish stopped by this week to have lunch and talk about all things Amelia Bedelia. Amelia Bedelia will be turning fifty in 2013 (Holy Cow!) so we have an anniversary to plan! We took a little break to eat cookies and watch one of our favorite videos— Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]