(1926 - )
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.
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.
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.
A wordless Christmas ABC. (With an explanatory poem at the end.)
A young girl enjoys meeting her neighbors.
The Animal Garden (1965)
Roy and Joy would like a pet, but their parents are allergic - until Abidan Allseed gives them some vegetable pets.
A batch of new recipes by one who doesn’t like to cook.
A fresh and illuminating interpretation of the famous operettas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Includes all of the librettos.
Beauty and the Beast (1963)
The story of a young woman who sacrifices herself, first for her father, then for her beast.
Beauty and the Beast (1990)
A young woman sacrifices herself for love of her father, then for love of her beast.
Beginning with Mrs. McBee (1960)
Mrs. McBee tells Mr. Broadhurst to pay her favor forward, and sure enough it comes back to her.
Marvin and Mary take care of themselves while Judy babysits the telephone.
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.
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.
This is a collection of humorous verse about members of the animal kingdom.
Christmas Nutshell Library (1963)
Four tiny books in a colorful box.
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.
A Christmas Stocking Story (2003)
When Santa fills their stockings with gifts that fit, the animals all trade their gifts.
The kitchen maid attends the palace ball with the help of her fairy godmother.
The Circus is Coming (1978)
An artistic tour de force of a book about that quintessential tour de force the Circus.