Eloise at the Plaza, Eloise by Kay Thompson | | BooktopiaFor the first time ever, Eloise and her friends are in a board book story adapted from the original classic. How Marvelous! Join Eloise and experience her fabulous life in the famous Plaza Hotel. Kay Thompson — was a singer, dancer, vocal arranger, and coach of many MGM musicals in the s. 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
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Eloise at the Plaza
Eloise is a series of children's books written in the s by Kay Thompson — and illustrated by Hilary Knight b. Thompson and Knight followed up Eloise with four sequels. Eloise is a young girl who lives in the "room on the tippy-top floor" of the Plaza Hotel in New York City with her nanny, her pug dog, Weenie, and her turtle, Skipperdee. The character was developed by the author based on her childhood imaginary friend and alter ego , with a voice in which Thompson spoke throughout her life, according to her biographer, filmmaker Sam Irvin. The illustrator stated that the image for Eloise was based on one that his mother, Katherine Sturges Dodge , had painted, during the s. The same publisher began producing Eloise stories "in the style of Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight" to their early-reader Ready-to-Reads line in
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