Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for fifty years. And it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! The star of the best-selling picture book series now has her own Level 1 I Can Read series. What happens when Amelia Bedelia decides to surprise her mother with chalk drawings all over the driveway and front walk? Chalk one up for Amelia Bedelia! As Amelia Bedelia's mother leaves to go shopping, she observes that it is a "gray day," and she is in a bad mood. Amelia Bedelia decides to surprise her mom by using multicolored sidewalk chalk to brighten her day. She has to hurry, so she enlists her friends to help do chalk drawings on her sidewalk, front walk, driveway, fence, and even on the trees and sides of their house, including: -Pictures of daisies on the side of the house where her mother's plants will grow and bloom -A map of "Momville" in the driveway, showing her favorite stores and places in town -Dance-step footprints because her mom loves to dance Even the neighbors get involved. When she returns, Amelia Bedelia's mother is thrilled and touched. Chalk one up for Amelia Bedelia!