WorldCat Identities

Hest, Amy

Overview
Works: 181 works in 685 publications in 14 languages and 50,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Board books  Short stories  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, wen, 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 )

70 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 2,890 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 )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although her parents love walking in the rain, Baby Duck does not--until Grandpa shares a secret with her
Charley's first night by Amy Hest( Book )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog
Off to school, Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,006 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 )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and emigrates 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 )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,793 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
You can do it, Sam by Amy Hest( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,780 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
Don't you feel well, Sam? by Amy Hest( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night
Baby Duck and the bad eyeglasses by Amy Hest( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,548 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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three tales about a special inter-generational bond, featuring Little Chick and his loving Old Auntie. Suggested level: junior
The dog who belonged to no one by Amy Hest( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,333 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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,310 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,277 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
You're the boss, Baby Duck by Amy Hest( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 1,107 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 )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,091 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
The reader by Amy Hest( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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
When Charley met grampa by Amy Hest( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 993 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 924 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
On the night of the shooting star by Amy Hest( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 903 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
The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11 by Amy Hest( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 903 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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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.09 for Baby Duck ... to 0.26 for On the nig ...)

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 seaThe purple coatYou can do it, SamDon't you feel well, Sam?Baby Duck and the bad eyeglassesLittle Chick
Alternative Names
헤스트, 에이미 1950-

ヘスト, エイミー

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