|First published in 1955
The irrepressible, six-year-old Eloise turns things upside
down at New York City's Plaza Hotel, where she lives.
Here readers get introduced to Nanny, Eloise's governess
and her dog, Weenie and her turtle, Skipperdee. They
also learn how Eloise spends her day --- typically getting
into all sorts of mischief at the hotel.
|First published in 1957
nanny is referred to here as Nahnee. Enjoy their adventure
as they explore all the sites of Paris. A quick
note --- the authors knew many celebrities mentioned
in the book --- 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.
|First published in 1959
Think of Moscow in the 1950s when there was a Cold War
going on. Then picture Eloise, the precocious 6-year-old
heading there with her nanny. The usual pink, black,
and white colors that are signature Eloise are absent
here. Instead the drawings are maize/goldenrod, and
even oranges and greens.
Published in 2006
based on the art of Hilary Knight
written by J. David Stem and David N. Weiss
illustrated by Ted Enik
The aspiring young actress --- who probably would
be a huge admirer of film star Shirley Temple --- takes
readers behind the scenes of a movie production as she
prepares to make her own big screen debut. We know that
Eloise is ready for Hollywood, but is Hollywood ready