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Eloise in Hollywood

Part of Eloise
Illustrated by Ted Enik / Other primary creator Hilary Knight
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In 1957 on the set of Funny Face Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight first thought Eloise might go to Hollywood

Now forty-nine years later she'll finally have her silver screen debut

It's rawther extraordinary really
with apes and biplanes and thrills
and starring of course ELOISE

Here's the thing of it dahlings
Buy your popcorn now
and do find a seat quickly
The show is about to start
And you absolutely
cawn't miss it!

Kay Thompson was a singer, dancer, vocal arranger and coach to many MGM musicals in the 1940s. 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 book was first published in 1955. More than 2 million copies have been sold to date and there are 3 more to be reissued my S&S!

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 6, 2012)
  • Length: 70 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442443228
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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"After [50] years, a rambunctious 6-year-old named Eloise is poised to become an overnight sensation in Hollywood and on the bookshelves."
-- Daily Variety

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