Amelia Bedelia (ft. Meg Cabot & Herman Parish)
Play • 27 min
Whether she's actually "drawing" curtains with marker or literally "dressing" a chicken in clothes, Amelia Bedelia is silly and yet... so very practical. She's a maid who's not so great at, well, being a maid, and we love her for it. On this episode, we talk to Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries, who says the humor in Amelia Bedelia is special and something we need more of in our children's books today. We'll also speak with Herman Parish, Peggy Parish's nephew, who took over writing the Amelia Bedelia series when Peggy died. He tells us about the real "Amelia Bedelia" and his experience with the iconic children's book character.

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