Eloise and the Dinosaurs

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 9, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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There's no stopping Eloise, and here she is in two more early readers. With simple text and art reminiscent of Hilary Knight's original illustrations, these readers are ideal for youngsters who are just discovering the joys of reading. Full color.

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Review: Eloise and the Dinosaurs (Eloise)

User Review  - Jennifer Shields - Goodreads

My daughter really liked the "Eloise Reader Series". With reading problems, it is very hard to find books she is actually interested in reading. Like myself, she likes ornery characters. Eloise is the the definition of ornery. Read full review

Review: Eloise and the Dinosaurs (Eloise)

User Review  - Tam - Goodreads

Eloise does not like her tutor, Philip, because he is "boring, boring, boring". He takes her to the dinosaur museum. She repeats everything Philip says and my 4-year loved that. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Kay Thompson (1909–1998) was a singer, dancer, vocal arranger, and coach of many MGM musicals in the 1940s. The Eloise character grew out of the voice of a precocious six-year-old that Miss Thompson put on to amuse her friends. Collaborating with Hilary Knight on what was an immediate bestseller, Kay Thompson became a literary sensation when Eloise was published in 1955. The book has sold more than two million copies to date. Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight created four more Eloise books, Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmas, Eloise in Moscow, and Eloise Takes a Bawth.

Tammie Lyon has illustrated a number of books for children, including "An Alligator Ate My Brother by Mary Olson and "A Family Like Yours by Rebecca Kai Dotlich. She live in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband, Lee, and her dogs.