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Kay Thompson

Sam Irvin

Kay Thompson

from Funny face to Eloise

by Sam Irvin

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSam Irvin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.H642355 Z78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553087M
ISBN 101439176531
ISBN 109781439176535
LC Control Number2010020530

  Kay Thompson was a singer, dancer, vocal arranger and coach to many MGM musicals in the s. 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 Reviews: A multi-threat entertainer and a world-class eccentric, Kay Thompson was the mentor/best friend of Judy Garland, the vocal guru for Frank Sinatra and Lena Horne, and the godmother/Svengali of Liza Minnelli (who recreated Thompson's nightclub act in her Tony Award-winning event, Liza's at the Palace). She went to school with Tennessee Williams, auditioned for Henry Ford, got her first big.

  Author of Eloise, Kay Thompson's Eloise, Eloise has a lesson, Eloise breaks some eggs, Eloise at Christmastime, Here comes Eloise!, Eloise at the ball game, Eloise en navidad.   Buy a cheap copy of Eloise in Moscow book by Kay Thompson. Eloise gets more outlandish with each book in Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight's popular s series. First published in when cold war sentiments were heating Free shipping over $/5(5).

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 : $ Author/Artist: Kay Thompson (14) Books, eBooks & Audio; 14 of 14 results for "Kay Thompson" Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. Eloise And The Snowman. Kay Thompson, Hilary Knight, Tammie Lyon. Kay Thompson, Hilary Knight, Tammie Lyon. Simon Spotlight / / .


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Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups Hardcover – Picture Book, Ap by Kay Thompson (Author), Hilary Knight (Illustrator) out of 5 stars ratings/5(). A nightclub musician with a one-of-a-kind personality, Kay Thompson turned her comical six-year-old alter ego Eloise into a children's classic featuring verselike prose and.

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Thompson early displayed a considerable talent for the piano, and at. Kay Thompson is a difficult woman to describe. She was, most famously, the creator of the Eloise book series.

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Find out what happens when Eloise leaves The Plaza and says bonjour to Paris in this delightful tale. 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.

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She is best remembered as the creator of the Eloise children's books/5. Eloise (originally titled Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown-ups) is the first of the Eloise book series of written and drawn by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight, was published in Inthe adult-oriented book was re-released as a children's book.

An audiobook version of Eloise, narrated by Bernadette Peters, was released in October to coincide with the 60th. 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.

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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.

Kay Thompson, an entertainer who became the author of the hugely successful book ''Eloise,'' about a bratty child living at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, died on Thursday.

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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 :