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ISBN 13: 143917654X
Total Pages : 432 pages
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ISBN 13: 9781422367896
Total Pages : 84 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Kay Thompson's Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TKay Thompson's Eloise. This book was released on 2007-08-01 with total page 84 pages. Book excerpt: Eloise is one of the most well-known & beloved characters in children¿s literature. This delightful book includes the original ¿Eloise¿ & the full-color Eloise scrapbook with rare photos & drawings from the files of Hilary Knight. The scrapbook was written by Marie Brenner. Susan Sarandon praises this book: ¿Thanks to Eloise, my daughter sought independence & mastery over her life. We loved reading this book, & we¿ve never given it away.¿ Maurice Sendak states: ¿My first happy response to Eloise was entirely due to the brilliant, iconic images. That brazen, loose-limbed, delicious little girl monster is Hilary Knight at his best.¿

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ISBN 13: 9780689836954
Total Pages : 64 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Kay Thompson's Eloise Takes a Bawth in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TKay Thompson's Eloise Takes a Bawth. This book was released on 2002 with total page 64 pages. Book excerpt: While Nanny dear unsuspectingly watches her soap opera, and Mr Salomone, the Plaza's manager, prepares for the charity event of the year, a Masked Venetian Ball, Eloise takes a bawth. She bolts the bathroom door with a backbrush and turns on every faucet and tap in sight and begins her willful water mischief in a glamorous fantasy bath world complete with Skipperdee and Weenie to boot. SLAWSH! The Plaza has flooded! The Grand Ball Room is in pandemonium! Who? Who? Who is the culprit? Mr Salomone and the Plaza head engineer follow the flow of water and discover that the trouble began with a certain precocious little girl up on the very top floor - none other than our very own favourite Eloise, who of course, as only she can, manages to turn the catastrophe into a fantastic sensation and be crowned Little mermaid of the Masked Venntian Ball. Belissimo!

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ISBN 13: 1455566667
Total Pages : 384 pages
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Read and Download Julie Satow book The Plaza in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Plaza. This book was released on 2019-06-04 with total page 384 pages. Book excerpt: Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today's Billionaire Row. From the moment in 1907 when New York millionaire Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt strode through the Plaza Hotel's revolving doors to become its first guest, to the afternoon in 2007 when a mysterious Russian oligarch paid a record price for the hotel's largest penthouse, the eighteen-story white marble edifice at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street has radiated wealth and luxury. For some, the hotel evokes images of F. Scott Fitzgerald frolicking in the Pulitzer Fountain, or Eloise, the impish young guest who pours water down the mail chute. But the true stories captured in THE PLAZA also include dark, hidden secrets: the cold-blooded murder perpetrated by the construction workers in charge of building the hotel, how Donald J. Trump came to be the only owner to ever bankrupt the Plaza, and the tale of the disgraced Indian tycoon who ran the hotel from a maximum-security prison cell, 7,000 miles away in Delhi. In this definitive history, award-winning journalist Julie Satow not only pulls back the curtain on Truman Capote's Black and White Ball and The Beatles' first stateside visit-she also follows the money trail. THE PLAZA reveals how a handful of rich, dowager widows were the financial lifeline that saved the hotel during the Great Depression, and how, today, foreign money and anonymous shell companies have transformed iconic guest rooms into condominiums that shield ill-gotten gains-hollowing out parts of the hotel as well as the city around it. THE PLAZA is the account of one vaunted New York City address that has become synonymous with wealth and scandal, opportunity and tragedy. With glamour on the surface and strife behind the scenes, it is the story of how one hotel became a mirror reflecting New York's place at the center of the country's cultural narrative for over a century.

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ISBN 13: 1442443227
Total Pages : 70 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Eloise in Hollywood in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TEloise in Hollywood. This book was released on 2012-03-06 with total page 70 pages. Book excerpt: In 1957 on the set of Funny Face Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight first thought Eloise might go to Hollywood Now forty-nine years later she'll finally have her silver screen debut It's rawther extraordinary really with apes and biplanes and thrills and starring of course ELOISE Here's the thing of it dahlings Buy your popcorn now and do find a seat quickly The show is about to start And you absolutely cawn't miss it!

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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Kay Thompson's Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TKay Thompson's Eloise. This book was released on 2000 with total page pages. Book excerpt: The story of Eloise, a city child who lives in the Plaza Hotel. Includes a scrapbook with photos, drawings, and the story Kay Thompson and how Eloise came to be written.

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ISBN 13: 9780743489768
Total Pages : 64 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TEloise. This book was released on 2004 with total page 64 pages. Book excerpt: Eloise lives with her nanny at The Plaza Hotel in New York. The daughter of extremely rich parents, she is left daily to her own devices. She knows everything about The Plaza and everyone in it. Henry James would want to study her. Queen Victoria would recognise 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). Her antics are hilarious, her characterisation of those around her, perfect and whether you are about to fall in love with Eloise or you already adore her, you ought to have this book.

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ISBN 13: 9780689836121
Total Pages : 44 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Kay Thompson's Eloise's Guide to Life in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TKay Thompson's Eloise's Guide to Life. This book was released on 2001 with total page 44 pages. Book excerpt: Eloise's completely unique skewed view of life is dissected from her adventures at the Plaza and her trips to Paris and Moscow forming a perfect handbook for those searching for the essence of America's favourite six-year old. Eloise's absolutely essential advice for skibbling through each rawther full day takes in room service, Paris in the rain, going to as many holiday parties as is absolutely possible, and making as much noise as she can. Getting bored is not allowed, you can always put a rubber band on the end of your nose, pretend you are an orphan or spend most of the day on the telephone. And always remember the magic words: Charge it please A pocket-sized treat full of rawther fine hints should you ever be a six-year old in New York's Plaza Hotel.

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ISBN 13: 9782070521258
Total Pages : 120 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TEloise. This book was released on 1998-01-01 with total page 120 pages. Book excerpt: Eloïse, c'est moi ! J'ai six ans et j'habite au Plaza, un grand hôtel de New York. Je suis une vraie calamité, paraît-il. C'est ce que dit le directeur de l'hôtel. Mais moi, je dis que dans la vie on n'a pas le droit de s'ennuyer et, croyez-moi, on ne s'ennuie pas, au Plaza : entre les promenades en ascenseur, les réceptions mondaines et les tempêtes dans la salle de bains, je suis très occupée... Après avoir lu cette histoire, retrouve ces personnages dans les pages du supplément illustré.

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ISBN 13: 9781416904311
Total Pages : 64 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Eloise at Christmastime in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TEloise at Christmastime. This book was released on 2005 with total page 64 pages. Book excerpt: It's Christmas Eve in New York City, and Eloise tackles it with her usual gusto and irrepressible spirit. From dressing the tree to passing out parcels, never has a child displayed such enthusiasm for life. Hilary Knight's famous illustrations and Kay Thompson's rich language simply dance off the page. As Eloise says herself, 'Oooooooooooooooooooo! I absolutely love Christmas!'

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ISBN 13: 9780689836435
Total Pages : 288 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book The Ultimate Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Ultimate Eloise. This book was released on 2002-11-01 with total page 288 pages. Book excerpt: If you love love love Eloise (who doesn't?). And you cawn't cawn't cawn't get enough of her (who can?) Then you simply MUST have this absolutely enormous book. It has everything Eloise not just The Absolutely Essential and jolie Paris and fa la la la la Christmastime and dear gray Moscow, and a lovely new jacket by Mr. Knight. Even if you have all the Eloise books you need this one too. So charge it please and THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

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ISBN 13: 9781416916598
Total Pages : 64 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Kay Thompson's Eloise in Paris in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TKay Thompson's Eloise in Paris. This book was released on 2006 with total page 64 pages. Book excerpt: Hello Room Sevice this is me ELOISE we're going to Paris France goodbye And so, our favourite enfant terrible (sporting her foreign identification travel tag) says au revoir to the Plaza and embarks with Nanny and Weenie on a Parisian adventure which is rawther extraordinaire. While whizzing through the streets, sights, and shops of Paris, Eloise comes to a few important conclusions about life avec les francais. Mainly, that 'you cawn't cawn't cawn't get a good cup of tea... so you have to have champagne with a peach in it' and that 'French bread makes very good skis'. Which pretty much sums it up. She also builds up an impressive collection of champagne corks.

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ISBN 13: 1250053854
Total Pages : 320 pages
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Read and Download Robin Givhan book The Battle of Versailles in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Battle of Versailles. This book was released on 2015-03-17 with total page 320 pages. Book excerpt: On November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time the curtain came down on the evening's spectacle, history had been made and the industry had been forever transformed. This is that story. Conceived as a fund-raiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, in the late fall of 1973, five top American designers faced off against five top French designers in an over-the-top runway extravaganza. An audience filled with celebrities and international jet-setters, including Princess Grace of Monaco, the Duchess of Windsor, Paloma Picasso, and Andy Warhol, were treated to an opulent performance featuring Liza Minnelli, Josephine Baker, and Rudolph Nureyev. What they saw would forever alter the history of fashion. The Americans at the Battle of Versailles– Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Anne Klein, Halston, and Stephen Burrows – showed their work against the five French designers considered the best in the world – Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Emanuel Ungaro, and Marc Bohan of Christian Dior. Plagued by in-fighting, outsized egos, shoestring budgets, and innumerable technical difficulties, the American contingent had little chance of meeting the European's exquisite and refined standards. But against all odds, the American energy and the domination by the fearless models (ten of whom, in a groundbreaking move, were African American) sent the audience reeling. By the end of the evening, the Americans had officially taken their place on the world's stage, prompting a major shift in the way race, gender, sexuality, and economics would be treated in fashion for decades to come. As the curtain came down on The Battle of Versailles, American fashion was born; no longer would the world look to Europe to determine the stylistic trends of the day, from here forward, American sensibility and taste would command the world's attention. Pulitzer-Prize winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan offers a lively and meticulously well-researched account of this unique event. The Battle of Versailles is a sharp, engaging cultural history; this intimate examination of a single moment shows us how the world of fashion as we know it came to be.

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ISBN 13: 9781416908234
Total Pages : 80 pages
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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TEloise. This book was released on 2005-10-25 with total page 80 pages. Book excerpt: An ebullient six-year-old Eloise describes her busy life in New York City's Plaza Hotel.

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ISBN 13: 0763667714
Total Pages : 288 pages
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Read and Download Betsy Bird book Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TWild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature. This book was released on 2014-08-05 with total page 288 pages. Book excerpt: Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books. Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s book biz brings contemporary illumination to the warm-and-fuzzy bunny world we think we know.

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Read and Download Kay Thompson book Love & Kisses, Eloise in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TLove & Kisses, Eloise. This book was released on 2004-12-28 with total page 24 pages. Book excerpt: Eloise tells why she likes Valentine's Day.

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ISBN 13: 1617038547
Total Pages : 368 pages
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Read and Download Carolyn Quinn book Mama Rose's Turn in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TMama Rose's Turn. This book was released on 2013-10-11 with total page 368 pages. Book excerpt: Hers is the show business saga you think you already know—but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Rose Thompson Hovick, mother of June Havoc and Gypsy Rose Lee, went down in theatrical history as “The Stage Mother from Hell” after her immortalization on Broadway in Gypsy: A Musical Fable. Yet the musical was 75 percent fictionalized by playwright Arthur Laurents and condensed for the stage. Rose’s full story is even more striking. Born fearless on the North Dakota prairie in 1891, Rose Thompson had a kind father and a gallivanting mother who sold lacy finery to prostitutes. She became an unhappy teenage bride whose marriage yielded two entrancing daughters, Louise and June. When June was discovered to be a child prodigy in ballet, capable of dancing en pointe by the age of three, Rose, without benefit of any theatrical training, set out to create onstage opportunities for her magical baby girl—and succeeded. Rose followed her own star and created two more in dramatic and colorful style: “Baby June” became a child headliner in vaudeville, and Louise grew up to be the well-known burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. The rest of Mama Rose’s remarkable story included love affairs with both men and women, the operation of a “lesbian pick-up joint” where she sold homemade bathtub gin, wild attempts to extort money from Gypsy and June, two stints as a chicken farmer, and three allegations of cold-blooded murder—all of which was deemed unfit for the script of Gypsy. Here, at last, is the rollicking, wild saga that never made it to the stage.