Kay Thompson"s Eloise by Kay Thompson

Cover of: Kay Thompson

Published by Scholastic .

Written in English

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Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7510078M
ISBN 100439099579
ISBN 109780439099578
OCLC/WorldCa45688150

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Eloise's creator, Kay Thompson, was an actress, entertainer, vocal arranger and coach for musicals, who died at 89 years of age. Hilary Knight, who drew Eloise and the illustrations for all the Eloise books is still living and drawing/5.

"Eloise is a model for uppity women."-- Nina Totenberg (rawther important radio lady) "Eloise is one of the more delightfully fiendish literary heroines of our time."-- Edward I. Koch (former NYC mayor!!!) "Eloise, Kay, and Hilary have been in my life always.

And her pug puppy is in my heart. What memories!"-- Lena Horne (movie star)/5(). The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old that Miss Thompson put on to amuse her friends. Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson became a literary sensation when Eloise was published in The book has sold more than two million copies to ed on: Octo The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old she used to put on to amuse her friends.

Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight became literary sensations when the book was first published in /5(). The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old that Miss Thompson put on to amuse her friends.

Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson became a literary sensation when Eloise was published in The book has sold more than two million copies to : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson became a literary sensation when Eloise was published in The book has sold more than two million copies to date.

Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight created four more Eloise books, Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmas, Eloise in Moscow, and Eloise Takes a Bawth/5(91). The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old that Miss Thompson put on to amuse her friends. Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson became a literary sensation when Eloise was published in The book has sold more than two million copies to date.3/5(2).

Vanity Fair published this illustration of Sam Irvin and Eloise, drawn by the incomparable Hilary Knight (illustrator of Kay Thompson’s Eloise books). In the sketch, Irvin is reading from his Kay Thompson book, Chapter 8: “A Star is Born,” referring to the period when Eloise became an overnight sensation.

Kay Thompson's Eloise A Book for Precocious Grown Ups (eBook): Thompson, Kay: Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York. She is not yet pretty but she is already a Person.

Henry James would want to study her. Queen Victoria would recognize her as an Equal. The New York Jets would want to have her on their side.

Lewis Carroll would love. Kay Thompson book. Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kay Thompsons larger-than-life story is an effervescent toast to show business with a shot of Auntie Mame and a twist of The Devil Wears Prada. knew Kay Thompson as Eloise's creator and was thrilled to find out the other side of her life in entertainment /5(43).

The annoying antics Eloise dreams up to entertain herself may worry some parents, but her outrageously naughty behavior delights kids. Eloise checks in with the Plaza desk clerk and the mail desk and makes several calls and then loses her skate key among a crowd of people in the elevator without even a period or comma to let a grown-up catch a breath.4/5.

Eloise A Book for Precocious Grown Ups. By Hilary Knight, Kay Thompson. Grades. Genre. Fiction. Eloise, being a very spirited girl, finds that she fits right in when she and Nanny take a trip to Paris, France.

They soon discover there is much to learn about the people of France, many places to see, and lots of things that people must do. Eloise in Moscow followed in and Eloise Takes a Bawth in The series’ huge popularity led Thompson to found Eloise Ltd., which produced related merchandise. Another children’s book, Kay Thompson’s Miss Pooky Peckinpaugh and Her Secret Private Boyfriends Complete with Telephone Numbers appeared in Kay Thompson's Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups Author Thompson, Kay Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Simon and Schuster Date published Terms of Sale.

Bookbid Rare Edition: 1st Edition. Get this from a library. Kay Thompson's Eloise in Paris. [Kay Thompson; Hilary Knight] -- The talkative and precocious Eloise visits Paris with her nanny, enjoys it immensely, and learns several French words and phrases.

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Knight and Thompson talked after the show, and 60 years ago this November, inEloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups was published. Eloise creator Kay Thompson. From CBS Photo Archive/Getty. Get this from a library. Kay Thompson's Eloise at Christmastime. [Kay Thompson; Hilary Knight] -- Eloise is a precocious six-year-old who lives at the Plaza Hotel and enjoys getting and giving presents at Christmas.

Eloise is my all-time favorite children's book character, and finally getting to read all her stories collected was a treat. She's mischiveous, energetic, funny, Confident, unique and % Eloise. The illustrations are absolutely vital, too--it's always a good sign when a picture book wouldn't quite work without the images/5.

The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old she used to put on to amuse her friends. Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight became literary sensations when the book was first published in /5(K).

Kay Thompson's Eloise A Book for Precocious Grown Ups (Book): Thompson, Kay: Eloise is a little girl who lives at the Plaza Hotel in New York. She is not yet pretty, but she is already a Person. She is interested in people when they are not boring.

If you take her home with you, you will always be glad you did. Buy Eloise In Paris New by Kay Thompson, Hilary Knight (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(79). Kay Thompson’s Eloise books. Posted on Febru by Josephine's Readers Advisory “I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza.” The first book, Eloise, was published in and covers Eloise’s escapades in the Plaza Hotel.

Hilary Knight (born November 1, ) is an American writer and artist. He is the illustrator of more than 50 books and the author of nine books. He is best known as the illustrator of Kay Thompson's Eloise () and others in the Eloise series.

Get this from a library. Kay Thompson's Eloise. [Kay Thompson; Hilary Knight] -- The story of Eloise, a precocious child who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City. – Here’s the picture I alluded to of Kay Thompson posing with the actress who played Eloise. – Here is the most fascinating Eloise book of them all.

Someday, I may wreck its havoc against Kate. – Parody-wise, here is my baby. – And here are the dance moves I’d get as tattoos. I won’t. But I would. – This is what Ella looked like.

Thompson, Kay. Eloise. Simon and Schuster, How does pink function in the book. Despite the book’s cover, the illustrations only use three colors: hot pink, black, and white. While it is easy to dismiss the color as the sole representation of young femininity, the color also plays a key role in defining the space.

Kay Thompson's Eloise The Absolutely Essential 50th Anniversary Edition (Book): Thompson, Kay: Describes the adventures of a six-year-old named Eloise who lives in New York's Plaza Hotel. The scrapbook includes information on Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight and how they came to create Eloise.

Madame Alexander Eloise 9" Doll Porcelain w Weenie Dog Plush UFDC HTF. Kay Thompson's Eloise A Book for Precocious Grown Ups (Book): Thompson, Kay: It's Eloise's sixtieth birthday--though she's still not a day over six.

Celebrate with the original classic storybook that now comes with a CD narrated by the brilliant Bernadette Peters. Eloise is a very special little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Author: Kay Thompson Illustrator: Hilary Knight Genre: Picture Book Subjects: Curiousity - Character traits; Individuality - Concept books; Daughters - Family World; Bookbrief: "I am Eloise/I am six." So begins the well-loved story of Eloise, the garrulous little girl.

Thompson, Kay. Kay Thompson's by Hilary Knight. New York: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. ISBN Kay Thompson's Eloise, more commonly known as simply Eloise, chronicles a day in the life of the eponymous titular is a six year-old girl that lives in a penthouse at the Plaza Hotel in New York City with her nanny, dog.

Kay Thompson's Eloise at Christmastime Author Thompson, Kay. Illustrated By Hilary Knight Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Fair Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Random House Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords CHILDRENS STORIES MISCHIEF LITTLE GIRLS PLAZA Book Edition: First Edition.

Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight. New York: Simon & Schuster, Stated first printing, with original, different text in places, later changed. "Brooklyn Dodgers" instead of "New York Jets" on jacket. "My mother knows Lily Dache" became "Coco Chanel." "Here's what I like Grass" became "Dandelions" and "I hate Peter Rabbit" was removed.

Minor wear to. Kay Thompson's Eloise The Absolutely Essential Edition (Book): Thompson, Kay: "An ebullient six-year-old Eloise describes her busy life in New York City's Plaza Hotel"-- Unedited summary from the publisher.

Find great deals on eBay for eloise kay thompson. Shop with confidence. Kay Thompson, Soundtrack: Funny Face. Sleek, effervescent, gregarious and indefatigable only begins to describe the indescribable Kay Thompson -- a one-of-a-kind author, pianist, actress, comedienne, singer, composer, coach, dancer, choreographer, clothing designer, and arguably one of entertainment's most unique and charismatic personalities of the 20th : This book spawned three further tales of the girl who lives on "the tippy-top floor" of the Plaza hotel (and one posthumous book).

Thompson's goddaughter, Liza Minelli, has been cited as a possible model for Eloise, as has Thompson herself. Laid in is a slip correcting text on p. 50 -- "Lily Dache" to "Coco Chanel." Price: $   Buy a cheap copy of Eloise's What I Absolutely Love Love book by Kay Thompson.

What does Eloise absolutely love love love. Well, she just adores lots of things -- The Plaza Hotel, Room Service of course, taking walks 5/5(1).

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Kay Thompson's Eloise's Christmas Trinkles (Book): Thompson, Kay: Determined to spread Christmas cheer throughout the Plaza Hotel, six-year-old Eloise "decorates" the halls, distributes unusual gifts to the staff, and surprises the .

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