Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping by Peggy Parish

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (original 1985; edition 1985)

by Peggy Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
1,393345,452 (3.75)None
Title:Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping
Authors:Peggy Parish
Other authors:Lynn Sweat (Illustrator)
Info:Greenwillow Books (1985), Hardcover, 56 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:beginning reader, friends

Work details

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping by Peggy Parish (1985)



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 1-5 of 34 (next | show all)
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping shows the humorous misinterpretations of figurative language. This book is geared toward a younger audience but it would be very appropriate for teaching figurative language up to 3rd or 4th grade.
  carleyaflores | Sep 8, 2016 |
What I love about the Amelia Bedelia books, is that in the end, Amelia always makes up for her shortcomings with her talent for making delicious desserts! Everyone loves Amelia, no matter how silly she can be sometimes. This is a great lesson for children and adults alike-- that we all have something special to offer the world.
  Andrea_LaLonde | Aug 12, 2016 |
This Amelia Bedelia book, just like most of them, is filled with idioms and is humorous for children. Reading these books I didn't find it to humorous, but I know children will enjoy them. If I implemented these books in my classroom it would strictly be used for teaching idioms. I would also do cause and effect lessons with the books. When reading these books, I was focused on the vocabulary used and found lots of activities on vocabulary and also t-charts on what the phrase really means and what Amelia Bedelia thought it meant. Such as, pitch a tent, catch a fish, and hit the road. ( )
  CasieBelaire | Nov 7, 2015 |
The Rogers family takes their housekeeper camping. Hilarious misunderstandings that students enjoy about literal versus abstract meanings. Any students who have experience with camping and outdoor recreations will especially enjoy the story.
  Amyinalaska | Jul 28, 2015 |
Amelia went camping with Mr. and Mrs. Rogers. Amelia is excited. First, they eat chocolate chip cookies, which were chocolate cookie made with an entire bag of potato chips. When they went fishing, Amelia jumped into the water and caught a fish. Much to Mr. Rogers displeasure, she let it go. Mr. Rogers then sent Amelia to back to the camp site to start a fire with pine cones and put on some coffee. Amelia sat and waited for the pine cones to light on fire themselves, and when it didn't happen, she put some coffee on them. Amelia wanted to surprise Mr. Rogers by pitching the tent, so she threw it into the bushed. Amelia continues to mix up literal and figurative meanings and frustrating the Rogers, but in the end, Amelia prepares a delicious feast and the three happily celebrate Mr. Rogers birthday. (Realistic Fiction)
  apoffenroth13 | Mar 16, 2015 |
Showing 1-5 of 34 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (3 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Peggy Parishprimary authorall editionscalculated
Sweat, LynnIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
for Rebecca and Alex Gushin
with love
First words
"Hurry up, Amelia Bedelia," called Mr. Rogers.
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060511060, Paperback)

Camp Out

Amelia Bedelia has never been camping in the great outdoors before. She's trying her best to do exactly as she's told, but pitching a tent is not the same as throwing it into the bushes, and catching a fish with your bare hands isn't easy. As usual, the mixed-up housekeeper makes this camping trip one hugely entertaining adventure.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:12:07 -0400)

(see all 4 descriptions)

As always, Amelia Bedelia follows exactly the instructions given to her on a camping trip, including pitching a tent and rowing boats.

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
23 avail.
8 wanted

Popular covers


Average: (3.75)
0.5 1
2 8
2.5 3
3 16
3.5 3
4 18
4.5 1
5 23

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,030,147 books! | Top bar: Always visible