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Amy Hest

Amy Hest

  • 5 stars across 22 books
Amy Schwartz has written and illustrated many classic books for children, including Bea and Mr. Jones, a Reading Rainbow featured title; What James Likes Best, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award; A Teeny Tiny Baby; Tiny & Hercules; Starring Miss Darlene; A Beautiful Girl; and I Can't Wait. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, children's book historian Leonard S. Marcus, and their son, Jacob.
1st September 2002

Kiss Good Night, Sam

One dark and stormy night, Mrs Bear is putting Sam to bed. "Ready now, Sam?" she asks. "Oh no," says Sam. "I'm waiting."... MoreKiss Good Night, Sam

(5 reviews) Review
3rd October 2013

Charley's First Night

A book about friendship, new beginnings and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog. This story t... MoreCharley's First Night

(4 reviews) Review
3rd July 2014

The Valley of Adventure

The Valley of Adventure is the third thrilling instalment in the Adventure series by Enid Blyton, one of the best-... MoreThe Valley of Adventure

(4 reviews) Review
1st October 2004

You Can Do It Sam

One winter morning, while the moon is still up, Mrs Bear and Sam bake cakes for all their friends on Plum Street. And wh... MoreYou Can Do It Sam

(3 reviews) Review
20th July 2010

Little Chickadee

(2 reviews) Review
2nd October 2014

When Charley Met Granpa

Dear Granpa ... When are you coming to see Charley? Bring a big suitcase and stay a long time and I'll meet you at t... MoreWhen Charley Met Granpa

(2 reviews) Review
1st September 2003

Don't You Feel Well Sam?

One cold, cold night, Mrs Bear is putting Sam to bed. Hck hck, coughs Sam. So Mrs Bear fetches some syrup. But there's t... MoreDon't You Feel Well Sam?

(1 review) Review
3rd November 2016

Are You Sure, Mother Bear?

Will everything I love still be there when I wake? Mother Bear's absolute reassurance - and an unexpected outing - enabl... MoreAre You Sure, Mother Bear?

(1 review) Review
3rd August 2017

Buster and the Baby

With beautifully tender artwork and a bouncy, read-aloud text, follow a little baby and a dog in a breathless game o... MoreBuster and the Baby

(1 review) Review
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