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Hest, Amy

Works: 165 works in 618 publications in 12 languages and 53,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Short stories  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wen
Classifications: PZ7.H4375, E
Publication Timeline
Publications about Amy Hest
Publications by Amy Hest
Most widely held works by Amy Hest
Kiss good night by Amy Hest( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,683 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
Don't you feel well, Sam? by Amy Hest( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,206 libraries worldwide
When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night
Off to school, Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,046 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
Charley's first night by Amy Hest( Book )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,007 libraries worldwide
A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog
When Jessie came across the sea by Amy Hest( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,921 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
The purple coat by Amy Hest( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,858 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
You can do it, Sam by Amy Hest( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 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
Baby Duck and the bad eyeglasses by Amy Hest( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Finnish and held by 1,585 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
Little Chick by Amy Hest( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
Old-Auntie hen encourages and nurtures Little Chick in three stories about a carrot, a kite, and a starry night
The dog who belonged to no one by Amy Hest( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,339 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
Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,325 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
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,293 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
Love you, soldier by Amy Hest( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,189 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
Guess who, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
On a rainy day when Baby Duck is sick with a cold, her grandfather cheers her up by showing her family photographs
Make the team, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,111 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 )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 983 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
Nana's birthday party by Amy Hest( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 968 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
The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11 by Amy Hest( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 944 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
C'est toi le chef Bébé Canard! by Amy Hest( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Bébé Canard traverse une dure journée. Un bébé flambant neuf vient d'entrer dans la maison, et il monopolise toute l'attention. Mais grâce au ciel, Bébé Canard a un Grand-papa qui sait résoudre les problèmes les plus délicats !
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Alternative Names
ヘスト, エイミー
English (163)
French (13)
Chinese (13)
Finnish (6)
Japanese (5)
German (4)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Slovenian (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Welsh (1)
Korean (1)
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