Eloise In Paris

byKay ThompsonIllustratorHilary Knight

May 1, 1999|
Eloise In Paris by Kay Thompson
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Bonjour!
Here''s the thing of it: Paris has just been discovered by Eloise the little girl from the Plaza...
Here is what Eloise does in Paris: everything.
The effect is rawther extraordinaire. If you come to Paris with Eloise you will always be glad you did.
Eloise in Paris was first published in 1957, the second of the Eloise quartet, and an immediate bestseller. Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight traveled to Paris to research the book, and the illustrations are dotted with the celebrities they knew there: Richard Avedon takes Eloise''s passport photograph; Christian Dior prods her tummy, while his young assistant, Yves Saint Laurent, looks on; Lena Horne sits at an outdoor café.
All four Eloise books by the late Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight -- Eloise: The Absolutely Essential Edition, Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmastime, and Eloise in Moscow -- are now being reissued by Simon & Schuster.
Kay Thompson was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1911, the daughter of a local jeweler. She showed early promise as a pianist; she started to play the piano when she was four, and at sixteen played Franz Liszt with the St. Louis Symphony. Shortly afterward, she appeared as featured vocalist with a local dance band. Thompson went to Cali...
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Title:Eloise In Paris
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:72 pages, 11 X 7.69 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:72 pages, 11 X 7.69 X 0.5 in
Published:May 1, 1999
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9780689827044

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