Amelia Bedelia is sure she will love everything about the first day of school. New friends A new teacher Her own desk Music, books, gym, art Recess and lunch Amelia Bedelia can't wait. What could be better? School! School! Hooray for school! Amelia Bedelia has been making readers laugh since 1963, when the first Amelia Bedelia book was published. Now, for the first time, you can meet the young Amelia Bedelia. Come join the fun!