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Eleanor Estes

ELEANOR ESTES (1906-1988), a children's librarian for many years, launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her books about the Moffats are Newbery Honor books, as is The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye in 1952.

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    • Ginger Pye

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    The puppy that 10-year-old Jerry Pye wanted more than anything disappears one day. They start looking for the man in the yellow hat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ginger pye

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $20.83

    • The Moffats

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    For 60 years Eleanor Estes' classic novel about a family struggling to get along in the early part of the century has charmed and delighted readers with its warmth and gentle humor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love all Eleanor Estes books, hate this performanc

    • By Book Crazy Mom on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Hundred Dresses

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Wanda Petronski is different from the other girls. Every day she wears the same blue dress, and every day she talks about the 100 dresses she has at home. Those dresses have a secret....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of my childhood favorites

    • By RueRue on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Rufus M.

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Rufus Moffat, a very lively and creative boy, stars in this charming tale set in the 1910s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Reading of a really charming story

    • By Mitchell on 03-24-07

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Pinky Pye

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Pinky Pye is a smart and vibrant black cat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is an adorable book

    • By Kyle on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The Witch Family

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Jane Jacobs
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Banished! Old Witch likes nothing better than to fly about on her broomstick crying "Heh-Heh!" and casting abracadabras, but now she has been sent away, by two young girls....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Miranda the Great

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Lyssa Browne
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When barbarians invade Rome, Miranda the cat and her daughter Punka must find a safe place to hide from the chaos....

    Regular price: $13.95

    • The Curious Adventures of Jimmy McGee

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Jane Jacobs
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jimmy's life of turning on water and fixing dripping faucets is disrupted when he rescues Amy's doll, Little Lydia, from a monstrous wave that sweeps her off the beach....

    Regular price: $19.95

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