WorldCat Identities

Hest, Amy

Overview
Works: 156 works in 494 publications in 12 languages and 54,171 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H4375, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Hest
Kiss good night by Amy Hest( Book )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even after a story, being tucked in, and warm milk, Sam is not ready to go to sleep until his mother kisses him good-night
In the rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although her parents love walking in the rain, Baby Duck does not--until Grandpa shares a secret with her
Off to school, Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baby Duck experiences the fear of the first day of school, but with a little help from Grampa, everything turns out okay in the end
The purple coat by Amy Hest( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite her mother's reminder that "navy blue is what you always get," Gabby begs her tailor grandfather to make her a beautiful purple fall coat
When Jessie came across the sea by Amy Hest( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City, where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring Grandmother to the United States, too
Baby Duck and the bad eyeglasses by Amy Hest( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baby Duck is unhappy about the new eyeglasses she has to wear, until Grampa helps her realize that they are not so bad after all
Don't you feel well, Sam? by Amy Hest( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night
You can do it, Sam by Amy Hest( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mrs. Bear and little Sam deliver the cakes they have made for their friends in the neighborhood, Sam carries the cakes all by himself, through the snow and up to the front doors
Charley's first night by Amy Hest( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog
Little Chick by Amy Hest( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old-Auntie hen encourages and nurtures Little Chick in three stories about a carrot, a kite, and a starry night
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although she loves her father, their home in New York City, and third-grade teacher Miss Meadows, Annie misses her mother who died recently. When Mrs. Rossi died suddenly, she left not only Annie but also a class full of sixth-grade students - who pour out their hearts in a [40 p.] scrapbook Annie will treasure forever
Guess who, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a rainy day when Baby Duck is sick with a cold, her grandfather cheers her up by showing her family photographs
Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry sits on the porch with Mr. George Baker, an African American who is one hundred years old but can still dance and play the drums, waiting for the school bus that will take them both to the class where they are learning to read
The dog who belonged to no one by Amy Hest( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hard-working daughter of two bakers and a perfectly nice stray dog live lonely lives in the same town, until they meet one very stormy day
Love you, soldier by Amy Hest( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katie, a Jewish girl living in New York City during World War II, sees many dynamic changes in her world as she ages from seven to ten waiting for her father to return from the war
You're the boss, Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her parents make such a fuss over their new baby, Baby Duck feels neglected, until Grandpa helps her to realize that she is still important
Make the team, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Baby Duck is not sure she is ready to get into the pool with the swim team, her grandfather encourages her
When Charley met grampa by Amy Hest( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a snowy day, and Grampa is coming by train for a visit. Henry can't wait for him to meet his new puppy, Charley
The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11 by Amy Hest( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of journal entries and letters to a pen pal, Katie relates her feelings about her father's death in World War II, her mother's remarriage, and the family's move from New York City to Texas
Nana's birthday party by Amy Hest( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maggie, who writes stories, and her cousin Brette, who paints pictures, combine their talents to create the grandest present ever for their grandmother Nana's birthday
 
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Audience level: 0.04 (from 0.00 for Don't you ... to 0.06 for In the rai ...)
Alternative Names
ヘスト, エイミー
Languages
English (172)
German (12)
French (10)
Finnish (5)
Dutch (5)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (3)
Slovenian (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Welsh (1)
Faroese (1)
Korean (1)
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