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Eleanor Estes

Author, Illustrator

(1906 - 1988)

Eleanor Estes

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.



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The Alley (1964)

Connie and her friend Billy investigate a mystery in their neighborhood.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 19A (1967)

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.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Charles E. Carryl
Eleanor Estes
Helen Dean Fish
Frances Clarke Sayers
Et al
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Robin Jacques
Grace Paull
Peter Spier
Et al

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Best In Children’s Books Volume 31 (1960)

An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Clark
Eleanor Estes
Joseph Jacobs
Et al
Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Maurice Sendak
Edward Shenton
Et al

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Children Everywhere (1958)

A collection of stories and poems about children around the world for older readers.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Rachel Field
Robert Frost
Sterling North
Johanna Spyri
Et al
Illustrator(s): Maurice Sendak
Kate Seredy
Louis Slobodkin
Hilda van Stockum
Kurt Wiese
Et al

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Ginger Pye (1951)

When their new puppy, Ginger, disappears the Pye’s suspect the man in the yellow hat may be the thief.

1952

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Eleanor Estes

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The Hundred Dresses (1944)

Wanda wears the same dress to school, but she has a hundred dresses at home in her closet.

1945

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Middle Moffat (1942)

Jane is the mysterious middle Moffat whose adventures we follow in this second book about the Moffat family.

1943

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Miranda the Great (1967)

When the barbarians invade Rome, Miranda leads the kittens to safety in the coliseum.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Moffats (1941)

The Moffats live on New Dollar Street with their widowed mother who is a seamstress.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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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.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Rufus M. (1943)

In this volume of the history of the Moffat family, Rufus, the youngest sets out to make the family fortune.

1944

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Small but Wiry (1963)

A selection from The Middle Moffat.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Sun and The Wind and Mr. Todd (1943)

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.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Tunnel of Hugsy Goode (1972)

When Nicholas and Timothy break into the tunnel under the Alley, the adventure has just begun.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Witch Family (1960)

Amy and Clarissa banish the wicked Old Witch to the Glass Hill, but she is not done with them yet. Fortunately Malachi the magic bumble bee is on their side.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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