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Elizabeth Enright

Author, Illustrator

(1909 - 1968)

Elizabeth Enright

Elizabeth Enright Gillham (1909–1968), was an American writer of children’s books, an illustrator, writer of short stories for adults, literary critic and teacher of creative writing.

Perhaps best known as the Newbery Medal winning author of Thimble Summer and the Newbery Honor book Gone-Away Lake, she also authored the popular Melendy Quartet series. A multiple winner of the O. Henry Award, her short stories and articles for adults appeared in many popular magazines and have been reprinted in anthologies and textbooks.



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All Aboard for Storyland (1941)

This is an elementary school reader with great color illustrations by Elizabeth Enright.

Author(s): Helen Heffernan
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Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright
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Ammon a Lad of Palestine (1931)

Amnon is a little Jewish boy who lives in Palestine.

Author(s): Marian King
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 23 (1959)

An anthology containing Kintu by Elizabeth Enright with new illustrations by Bobri.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Rose Fyleman
Gladys Schwarcz
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Illustrator(s): Richard Bennett
Vladimir Bobritski
Feodor Rojankovsky
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Borrowed Summer (1946)

A series of short stories.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): None

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A Christmas Tree for Lydia (1951)

There is no money for a Christmas tree this year, but Eddy comes up with a surprise for his little sister Lydia.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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The Crystal Locket (1935)

Nine new folktales that center around the adventures of the crystal locket.

Author(s): Nellie M. Rowe
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Doublefields: Memories and Stories (1966)

A collection of short stories and autobiographical pieces.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): None

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Dreaming and Daring (1947)

A selection of short stories including an extract from Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
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Illustrator(s): Marguerite Klinke Scott

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The Four-Story Mistake (1942)

The four Melendy children move to an old house in the country which sports a cupola atop its three stories.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Gone-Away Lake (1957)

Portia and her cousin Julian discover an abandoned summer colony on the shores of a gone-away lake.

1958

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): Beth Krush
Joe Krush

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Kees (1930)

Kees lives in Holland and has a pet duck named Kleintje.

1930

Author(s): Marian King
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Kees (1937)

The adventures of a little Dutch boy, Kees and his white duck Kleintje.

Author(s): Marian King
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Kees and Kleintje (1934)

The further adventures of a little Dutch boy, Kees, and his pet duck Kleintje.

Author(s): Marian King
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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Kintu: A Congo Adventure (1935)

Kintu, son of an African chief, goes into the jungle to test his courage.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Enright

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The Maple Tree (1947)

A collection of short stories for adults.

Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Illustrator(s): None

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