WorldCat Identities

Hest, Amy

Overview
Works: 163 works in 581 publications in 12 languages and 52,708 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wen
Classifications: PZ7.H4375, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Hest
Kiss good night by Amy Hest( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An enchanting little story, with homey illustrations that add to its appeal." -- "School Library Journal" (starred review) Outside, the wind blows and the rain comes down. Inside, it is Sam's bedtime. Mrs. Bear reads him a story, tucks him in, and brings him warm milk. "Are you ready now, Sam?" she asks. "I'm waiting," he says. What else does Sam need before going to sleep? Could Mrs. Bear have forgotten a kiss?. Ages 0+
In the rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although her parents love walking in the rain, Baby Duck does not--until Grandpa shares a secret with her
Don't you feel well, Sam? by Amy Hest( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,214 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,065 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
Charley's first night by Amy Hest( Book )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,912 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
The purple coat by Amy Hest( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,872 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
You can do it, Sam by Amy Hest( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,797 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
Baby Duck and the bad eyeglasses by Amy Hest( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,633 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
Little Chick by Amy Hest( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,514 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 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. A timeless tale of friendship by New York Times bestselling author Amy Hest. Once there was a small dog with crooked ears. He belonged to no one. And once there was a wisp of a girl named Lia. . . . The dog who belonged to no one spent his days quite alone. . . . He longed for a friend. No one takes notice of a small dog with crooked ears who doesn't have a home. He explores the narrow streets and wide boulevards every day, while across town a little girl named Lia pedals on her bicycle alone, delivering breads and cakes. Both dream of finding a friend, until fate brings them together. With lyrical text byNew York Times bestselling author Amy Hest and tender watercolors by illustrator Amy Bates,The Dog Who Belonged to No One introduces readers to two timeless characters who will touch hearts as they discover how they belong to each other
Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,329 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
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,310 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
Love you, soldier by Amy Hest( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,204 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 )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,136 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
Guess who, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,132 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
Make the team, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,120 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 )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 981 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
Nana's birthday party by Amy Hest( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 972 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
The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11 by Amy Hest( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 951 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
 
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In the rain with Baby Duck
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In the rain with Baby DuckDon't you feel well, Sam?Off to school, Baby DuckWhen Jessie came across the seaThe purple coatYou can do it, SamBaby Duck and the bad eyeglassesLittle Chick