(1906 - 1988)
Eleanor Estes (May 9, 1906–July 15, 1988) was an American children’s author. Her book Ginger Pye won the Newbery Medal. Three of her books were Newbery Honor Winners, and one was awarded the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Estes’ books were based on her life in small town Connecticut in the early 1900s.
The Alley (1964)
Connie and her friend Billy investigate a mystery in their neighborhood.
An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Charles E. Carryl
Helen Dean Fish
Frances Clarke Sayers
An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. In this later edition, Flipper to the Rescue substitutes for Rip Van Winkle.
An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Children Everywhere (1958)
A collection of stories and poems about children around the world for older readers.
An anthology of stories about school and sports.
The Children’s Hour Volume 6 (1953)
An anthology of contemporary mid-twentieth century stories.
Ginger Pye (1951)
When their new puppy, Ginger, disappears the Pye’s suspect the man in the yellow hat may be the thief.
The Hundred Dresses (1944)
Wanda wears the same dress to school, but she has a hundred dresses at home in her closet.
The Middle Moffat (1942)
Jane is the mysterious middle Moffat whose adventures we follow in this second book about the Moffat family.
Miranda the Great (1967)
When the barbarians invade Rome, Miranda leads the kittens to safety in the coliseum.
The Moffats (1941)
The Moffats live on New Dollar Street with their widowed mother who is a seamstress.
Pinky Pye (1958)
When the Pye family sets out for a summer of bird watching the little expect to end up with two new members.
Rufus M. (1943)
In this volume of the history of the Moffat family, Rufus, the youngest sets out to make the family fortune.
Small but Wiry (1963)
A selection from The Middle Moffat.
Mr. Todd, scion of a long line of weathermen, solves the problem of how to be always correct about the weather, with a little help from the Wind and the Sun.
The Tunnel of Hugsy Goode (1972)
When Nicholas and Timothy break into the tunnel under the Alley, the adventure has just begun.