Eloise's New Bonnet (Hardcover)

By Kay Thompson (Other primary creator), Hilary Knight (Other primary creator), Lisa McClatchy, Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)

Simon Spotlight, 9781481476775, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/9/2007)

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Eloise searches for the perfect hat in this hilarious Level 1 Ready-to-Read that’s perfect for emerging readers. How marvelous!

Spring is here and Nanny tells Eloise she needs a new bonnet. Follow her around The Plaza as she tries to find the perfect one. Will she ever find one she likes?


About the Author

Kay Thompson (1909–1998) was a singer, dancer, vocal arranger, and coach of many MGM musicals in the 1940s. 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 1955. 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.

Hilary Knight, son of artist-writers Clayton Knight and Katharine Sturges, was educated at the Art Students League, where he studied with Reginald Marsh. Besides the Eloise books, Hilary Knight has illustrated more than fifty books for children, six of which he wrote himself. He lives and works in New York City, not far from The Plaza Hotel.