Play Ball Amelia Bedelia Author:Peggy Parish, Wallace Tripp (Illustrator) The Grizzlies are one player short for their big game when who steps in but everyone's favorite house-keeper, Amelia Bedelia. Always cheerful, always literal-minded, Amelia Bedelia brings new meanings to tagging a player out and stealing bases, but her unorthodox plays may just save the day. Recolored by the original illustrator, perennial f... more »avorite Amelia Bedelia is ready to play ball!« less
I have always loved dear Amelia Bedelia :)
This one has been a particular favorite of ours.
I enjoy reading these with my children now.
Amelia learns the rules of baseball in her own literal translation.
(It's a shame that 'home plate' is empty- so she bakes some cookies to serve on it) My favorite part of this book though is when she is learning to play baseball and the boys tell her to run 'home' and she thinks it is odd, but she takes off for the house! :D