Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Bandgt;Odd Couple Invade Russia and Produce Best-sellerandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; When Kay Thompson (with Hilary Knight in tow) swept through Moscow at the height of the Cold War, the Russians didn't know what hit them. No one could have predicted that this small masterpiece would be the result. First published in 1959 and out of print for more than three decades, their fourth book about Eloise is andlt;Bandgt;DELICIOUS.andlt;/Bandgt;
With the freezing wind blowing and the snow flying, Eloise, Nanny and Weenie arrive in Moscow. First published in 1959 at the height of the Cold War and unavailable for nearly 40 years, this classic resurfaces for a whole new generation of Eloise fans. In this beautifully produced, full-color edition, Eloise lives up to expectations and gives her darling performance. Two-color with four-color gatefold.
First published in 1959 at the height of the Cold War, this classic resurfaces for a whole new generation of Eloise fans in this beautifully produced, full-color edition. With the freezing wind blowing and the snow flying, Eloise, Nanny, and Weenie arrive in Moscow.
About the Author
Kay Thompson (1909andndash;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 andlt;iandgt;Eloiseandlt;/iandgt; 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, andlt;iandgt;Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmas, Eloise in Moscow,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Eloise Takes a Bawth.andlt;/iandgt;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.