(1909 - 1998)
Kay Thompson (November 9, 1909 – July 2, 1998) was an American author, composer, musician, actress, singer and vocal coach. She is best known as the creator of the Eloise children’s books. Eloise is thought to be based on Liza Minnelli.
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.
Eloise is six. She lives at the Plaza Hotel in New York City and has a wonderful time.
Eloise at Christmastime (1958)
It’s Christmastime at the Plaza Hotel and Eloise is making things merry.
Eloise at Christmastime (1999)
It’s Christmastime and Eloise is stirring things up at the Plaza Hotel.
Eloise in Moscow (1959)
Eloise visits the capital of Russia and shakes things up.
Eloise in Paris (1957)
Eloise invades the city of light.
Eloise Takes a Bawth (2002)
Eloise takes a bath and converts the Plaza Hotel ballroom into a fair approximation of Venice.
Eloise’s Christmas Trinkles (2007)
This shorter book was adapted from Eloise’s adventures at Christmastime.