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Hilary Knight

Author, Illustrator

(1926 - )

Hilary Knight

Hilary Knight is an American writer-artist who is the illustrator of more than 50 books and the author of nine books. He is best known as the illustrator of Kay Thompson’s book Eloise (1955) and other books in the Eloise series.



Bibliography

The Absolutely Essential Eloise (1999)

Six-year-old Eloise lives in the sophisticated Plaza Hotel along with a singing nanny and a cat-looking dog. All day long, Eloise explores the hotel and its inhabitants, filling her days with great adventures. This special edition includes information about the further adventures of Eloise and her creators.

Author(s): Kay Thompson
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Algonquin Cat (1980)

Hamlet the cat has taken up residence in the Algonquin Hotel. When not napping he keeps a careful on on what is going on and lends his assistance when needed.

Author(s): Val Schaffner
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Angels & Berries & Candy Canes (1963)

A wordless Christmas ABC. (With an explanatory poem at the end.)

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Angie (1971)

A young girl enjoys meeting her neighbors.

Author(s): Janice May Udry
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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The Animal Garden (1965)

Roy and Joy would like a pet, but their parents are allergic - until Abidan Allseed gives them some vegetable pets.

Author(s): Ogden Nash
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Appendix to the I Hate to Cook Book (1966)

A batch of new recipes by one who doesn’t like to cook.

Author(s): Peg Bracken
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Asimov’s Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan (1988)

A fresh and illuminating interpretation of the famous operettas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Includes all of the librettos.

Author(s): W. S. Gilbert
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Beauty and the Beast (1963)

The story of a young woman who sacrifices herself, first for her father, then for her beast.

Author(s): Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Beauty and the Beast (1990)

A young woman sacrifices herself for love of her father, then for love of her beast.

Author(s): Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Beginning with Mrs. McBee (1960)

Mrs. McBee tells Mr. Broadhurst to pay her favor forward, and sure enough it comes back to her.

Author(s): Cecil Maiden
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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The Best Little Monkeys in the World (1987)

Marvin and Mary take care of themselves while Judy babysits the telephone.

Author(s): Natalie Standiford
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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The Book of Wishes and Wishmaking (1971)

A listing of the many occasions on which to wish, like saving the tip of your cherry pie for last and making a wish on it.

Author(s): Duncan Emrich
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Captain Boldheart - The Magic Fishbone: Two Comedies (1964)

Captain Boldheart takes to piracy in despair of Latin grammar. The Princess Alicia for her part, sets matters to rights in her father’s kingdom with the aid of her fairy godmother Grandmarina.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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A Child’s Book of Natural History (1969)

This is a collection of humorous verse about members of the animal kingdom.

Author(s): Margaret Fishback
Oliver Herford
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Christmas Nutshell Library (1963)

Four tiny books in a colorful box.

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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A Christmas Stocking Story (1963)

The animals’ stockings get mixed up in the wash and Santa has to fill them in the dark, but on Christmas day they manage to sort things out.

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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A Christmas Stocking Story (2003)

When Santa fills their stockings with gifts that fit, the animals all trade their gifts.

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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The Circus is Coming (1978)

An artistic tour de force of a book about that quintessential tour de force the Circus.

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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The Circus is Coming (2007)

An artistic tour de force of a book about that quintessential tour de force which is the Circus.

Author(s): Hilary Knight
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Eloise (1955)

Eloise is six. She lives at the Plaza Hotel in New York City and has a wonderful time.

Author(s): Kay Thompson
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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