Eloise's Guide to Life: Or, How to Eat, Dress, Travel, Behave, and Stay Six Forever

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If you're bored with your life and want to be more like me,
Eloise
Then buy this BOOK for Lord's sake and
CHARGE IT PLEASE

A collection of quotations from the unconventional heroine of the Eloise books by Kay Thompson.

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Overview

If you're bored with your life and want to be more like me,
Eloise
Then buy this BOOK for Lord's sake and
CHARGE IT PLEASE

A collection of quotations from the unconventional heroine of the Eloise books by Kay Thompson.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Children's Literature
Being six years old can be a lot of fun. For Eloise there are certain instructions in life that need to be followed. She definitely has an opinion on how to dress, travel and behave. Her point of view however is not how you would expect a typical six-year-old to act, but then again Eloise is anything but typical. The illustrations are amusing, but the content is lacking. 2000, Simon & Schuster, Ages 4 to 6, $9.95. Reviewer: Sharon Tolle
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780689833106
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Series: Eloise Series
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 694,310
  • Age range: 3 months - 8 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.14 (w) x 7.31 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

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 fifty books for children, six of which he wrote himself. He lives and works in New York City, not far from The Plaza Hotel.

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    1. Hometown:
      New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      November 1, 1926
    2. Place of Birth:
      Long Island, New York
    1. Education:
      Studied at the Art Student's League and the New York School of Interior Design

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2001

    Scrapbook of Eloise's Quirks from the Four Books

    This book contains highlights of the four Eloise books (Eloise, Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmastime, and Eloise in Moscow), grouped into her habits about eating, dressing, travel, behavior, and staying young (six). The book is like having a brief scrapbook of these stories that capture and remind you of the essential character of Eloise. As such, this book will help you quickly drop the cares of the day . . . and it's healthier than a cocktail. On the other hand, if you haven't read all four books, I think this assemblage will lose some of its charm. Some of the examples don't make much sense if you don't have the story context for them. If you have read all four stories but don't have copies, this is the bargain basement way to have a little of each one. If you can afford to indulge, I suggest Eloise: The Ultimate Edition as a better choice. That has all four stories, plus the wonderful scrapbook material about the development of the Eloise character and biographies of Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight. Once you own that edition, you don't really need this one (unless you just want to tuck it under your pillow for comfort). Some of my favorite sections from this book include Eloise combing her hair with a fork, ordering room service, insisting on Sabena because they let turtles fly on that airline, and getting a new outfit from M. Dior in Paris. I'm sure you'll find some of your favorites, too. By the way, Eloise must have authorized this book. Kay Thompson wouldn't have . . . because it's commercial Eloise rather than essential Eloise. The wonderful Hilary Knight drawings carry the edition, even when the context seems lost. After you have finished enjoying this little souvenir, I suggest that you try boiling down your life into 20 elements of your own habits. Which 20 best capture the real you? If they don't capture you, what does that say? Hmmmm. Something to think about. Remember the best . . . from midst all of life's little eddies. Donald Mitchell, co-author of The Irresistible Growth Enterprise and The 2,000 Percent Solution

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