9 Things You Should Know About Eloise

Town and Country
June 16, 2017
The Plaza has known many famous guests over the years, but perhaps none is as famous as Eloise, the mischievous six-year-old girl who lives at the hotel with her nanny, her dog Weenie, and her turtle Skipperdee. Created by actress and singer Kay Thompson and illustrator Hilary Knight, Eloise took the world by storm when it was first printed in 1955, selling 150,000 copies in two years. More than 60 years later, Eloise has become one of New York City’s most beloved residents, cherished by generations of readers. Beginning June 30, the New-York Historical Society will pay homage to the sprightly six-year-old with the exhibition Eloise at the Museum. Read more…
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