WorldCat Identities

Hest, Amy

Overview
Works: 193 works in 783 publications in 16 languages and 51,554 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Photographs  Historical fiction  Board books  Pictorial works  Animal fiction  Novels  Big books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wen, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.H4375, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Hest
Kiss good night by Amy Hest( Book )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 2,825 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 )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,073 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 )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,892 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
When Jessie came across the sea by Amy Hest( Book )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,879 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
Charley's first night by Amy Hest( Book )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog
You can do it, Sam by Amy Hest( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 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
The purple coat by Amy Hest( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her mother's reminder that "navy blue is what you always have," Gabby begs her tailor grandfather to make her a beautiful purple fall coat
Don't you feel well, Sam? by Amy Hest( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night
Little Chick by Amy Hest( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old-Auntie hen encourages and nurtures Little Chick in three stories about a carrot, a kite, and a starry night
Baby Duck and the bad eyeglasses by Amy Hest( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,433 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
The dog who belonged to no one by Amy Hest( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,289 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
Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry sits on the porch with Mr. George Baker, an African American who is one hundred years old, waiting for the bus that will take them both to the class where they are learning to read
On the night of the shooting star by Amy Hest( Book )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a picture book about loneliness and making friends. Bunny and Dog live on opposite sides of the fence. No one says hello. Or hi. But on the night of the shooting star, two doors open
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 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
Love you, soldier by Amy Hest( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,078 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 )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 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
The reader by Amy Hest( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his dog hike to the top of a very tall, snowy hill where they play, enjoy a snack, and then share their favorite book before sledding home
Guess who, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,025 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
When Charley met grampa by Amy Hest( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 950 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
Make the team, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 907 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
 
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.10 for Don't you ... to 0.30 for In the rai ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In the rain with Baby Duck
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In the rain with Baby DuckOff to school, Baby DuckWhen Jessie came across the seaYou can do it, SamThe purple coatDon't you feel well, Sam?Little ChickBaby Duck and the bad eyeglasses
Alternative Names
헤스트, 에이미 1950-

ヘスト, エイミー

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