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Why Amelia Bedelia is Iconic and Generations of Kids Love Her Quirks

Did you know that the first Amelia Bedelia books were published over fifty years ago? That means the eccentric housekeeper has been teaching children and adults the original use of the word “literally” for half of a century! While the original books are still just as relevant and popular as ever, the series has expanded to include stories about Amelia Bedelia’s childhood. Spoiler alert: she has always been very literal, which is just one of her many admirable traits. Here are four more reasons why Amelia Bedelia is still so iconic after five decades: