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Eleanor Estes (May 9, 1906 — July 15, 1988) was an American children's author.

She was born in West Haven, Connecticut as Eleanor Ruth Rosenfield.She worked as a children's librarian in New Haven, Connecticut, and New York.Estes' writing career began following a case of tuberculosis. Bedridden while recovering, Estes began writing down some of her childhood memories, which would later turn into full-length children's books.

She attended the Pratt Institute Library School.She married William McGreal; they lived in New Hampshire.She taught at the University of New Hampshire Writer's Conference.

Estes's book Ginger Pye (1951) won the Newbery Medal, and three of her other books (The Middle Moffat, Rufus M., and The Hundred Dresses) were chosen as Newbery Honor books. She also received the Certificate of Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Literature and was nominated for the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. By the time of her death at age 82, Estes had written 19 children's books and one novel for adults.

Her papers are at the University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Minnesota.

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Total Books: 156
The Hundred Dresses
2004 - The Hundred Dresses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780152052607
ISBN-10: 0152052607
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 20

The Middle Moffat
2004 - The Middle Moffat [Moffats, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780439618472
ISBN-10: 0439618479
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8

Pinky Pye
2004 - Pinky Pye [Pyes, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780439650427
ISBN-10: 0439650429
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 4

Pinky Pye
2000 - Pinky Pye [Pyes, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780152025656
ISBN-10: 0152025650
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 23

Ginger Pye
2000 - Ginger Pye [Pyes, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780152025052
ISBN-10: 0152025057
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 91

Ginger Pye
1991 - Ginger Pye [Pyes, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780590291163
ISBN-10: 0590291165
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4

Ginger Pye
1990 - Ginger Pye [Odyssey Classic] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780152309336
ISBN-10: 0152309330
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

The Middle Moffat
1989 - The Middle Moffat [Moffats, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780440700289
ISBN-10: 0440700280
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Ginger Pye
1979 - Ginger Pye [Pyes, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780590451260
ISBN-10: 059045126X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 31

The Hundred Dresses
1973 - The Hundred Dresses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780590404006
ISBN-10: 0590404008
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 65

Ginger Pye
1971 - Ginger Pye (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780156347501
ISBN-10: 0156347504
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Ginger Pye
Ginger Pye (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780439577540
ISBN-10: 0439577543
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 11