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Hilary Knight

Biography

Hilary Knight

Hilary Knight, son of artist-writers Clayton Knight and Katharine Sturges, was educated at the Art Students League, where he studied with Reginald Marsh. Besides the Eloise books, Hilary Knight has illustrated more than 50 books for children, six of which he wrote himself. He lives and works in New York City, not far from The Plaza Hotel.

Hilary Knight

Books by Hilary Knight

Written by Kay Thompson with illustrations by Hilary Knight - Fiction, Picture

Eloise is a very special little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. She may not be pretty yet, but she’s definitely already a real person. She loves learning about people who aren’t boring. Take Eloise home with you and she’ll introduce you to life at The Plaza. You’ll be glad you did!

written and illustrated by Hilary Knight - Children's, Fiction

Eloise has been warming the hearts of readers for 60 years. Now, follow everyone’s favorite Plaza girl, Eloise, through the calendar as she fills each day of the year with even more new adventures, featuring all new original artwork by Hilary Knight! Complete with two sets of sticker sheets so you can personalize your books, fun Eloise facts, and brand-new illustrations, fans old and new will find something to love in this treasured new addition to the Eloise collection.

by Hilary Knight and Steven Kroll - Children's, Fiction, Graphic Novel

What makes Nina mad? Lots of things --- lots of little, everyday things, frustrations that all children will recognize. But Nina knows how to speak her mind and that makes her feel much better.

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

Eloise, who is in the Plaza Hotel, must take a "bawth" because Mr. Salamone is coming for tea. In the bathtub, her imagination goes to work, which leads to an overabundance of bubbly "bawth" water. Mr. Salamone becomes very worried and angry when the floors of the hotel start to flood. But Eloise is unaware of this and keeps scrubbing and splashing. Just as the hotel is about to drown in its own bubbles, Eloise, clean as a whistle, saves the day.

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

Everyone know that Eloise has a language all her own. This book contains a sampling of Eloise-isms. Whether your grew up with Eloise, or are just discovering her now, this book is sure to make you smile.

by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Think of Moscow in the 1950s when there was a Cold War going on. Then picture Eloise, the precocious 6-year-old heading there with her nanny. The usual pink, black, and white colors that are signature Eloise are absent here. Instead the drawings are maize/goldenrod, and even oranges and greens. Readers will enjoy "sightseeing" in Moscow with Eloise!

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

Eloise is at New York's Plaza Hotel on Christmas Eve, spreading her own version of Christmas cheer. Join her as she shops, wraps, decorates --- and celebrates the holiday with her own special style! The holiday has never been merrier.

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

This book has the original ELOISE story and illustrations. Then as an extra bonus there are sketches of the illustrations as works-in-progess, and photographs of Kay Thompson when she was young,and so Eloise-like. There's also a terrific scrapbook with all kinds of essentially Eloise material you will not want to miss.

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

ELOISE IN PARIS was first published in 1957, the second of the Eloise quartet, and an immediate bestseller. Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight traveled to Paris to do their research the book. Eloise's nanny is referred to here as Nahnee. Enjoy their adventure as they explore all the sites of Paris. One quick note --- the authors knew many celebrities that get mentioned in the book ---, Richard Avedon takes Eloise's passport photograph; Christian Dior prods her tummy, while his young assistant, Yves Saint Laurent, looks on; Lena Horne sits at an outdoor café.

written by Kay Thompson, illustrated by Hilary Knight

The irrepressible, six-year-old Eloise turns things upside down at New York City's Plaza Hotel, where she lives. Here readers get introduced to Nanny, Eloise's governess and her dog, Weenie and her turtle, Skipperdee. They also learn how Eloise spends her day --- typically getting into all sorts of mischief at the hotel.