Eloise: a book for precocious grown ups
Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York. She
is not yet pretty but she is already a Person.
Henry James would want to study her.
Queen Victoria would recognize her as an Equal.
The New York Jets would want to have her on their side.
Lewis Carroll would love her (once he got over the initial shock).
She knows everything about The Plaza. She is interested in people
when they are not boring.
She has Inner Resources.
If you take her home with you, you will always be glad you did.
Here she is at Christmastime
Complete with tinsel and holly
Singing fa la la la lolly
And over the roar of the jingle
Here's the thing of it: Paris
has just been discovered by
Eloise the little girl from the
With the freezing wind
blowing and the snow flying,
Eloise, Nanny, and Weenie
arrive in Moscow.
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"Eloise is one of the more delightfully fiendish literary heroines of our time." -- Edward I. Koch (former NYC mayor!!!)
ELOISE has been celebrated at
the PLAZA, in PARIS, at
CHRISTMASTIME, in MOSCOW.
Now ELOISE takes a plunge in
The original Eloise story and
pictures with an Eloise
scrapbook with absolutely
loads of information that you
simply cawn't cawn't cawn't
get anywhere else.
Frankly, one can never have
too much Eloise, the ultimate
joy is to see four favorite titles
collected in one enormous
By 1959, there were four published and one
unpublished "Eloise" books. Only the first book,
Eloise: a book for precocious grown ups had
remained in print. You can pick up a copy of
the original issues of the books from a
bookstore specializing in antiquarian books or
on the internet via Biblio or ABEBooks or the
online auctions at Ebay. However, you must be
willing to pay a hefty price. A first edition of
Eloise at Christmastime can go for as much as
With the assent of Kay Thompson's estate, in
May 1999, Simon & Schuster published a new
edition of the original, The Essential Eloise, the
classic Eloise story with a 16-page Eloise
scrapbook, by Vanity Fair writer Marie Brenner
and illustrated with never-before-seen
photographs, memorabilia and sketches from
the collection of Hilary Knight. S&S also
reissued Eloise in Paris in May 1999. These
books were followed by Eloise at
Christmastime in the fall 1999 and Eloise in
Moscow in spring 2000 and Eloise's Guide to Life
in June of the same year. In 2002, Eloise Takes
a Bawth, the first new Eloise book in 40 years
was finally published.
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If you're bored with your life
and want to be more like me,
Then buy this BOOK for Lord's
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Eloise LOVES Christmas, and
she's spreading holiday cheer
all over The Plaza Hotel. She
has quite a bit of trimming to
do: the halls, the tree, and
everything in sight!
Other spinoff books in the
Eloise franchise are only
loosely based on
by her estate and
published by Simon &