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Amy Hest

Author of When Jessie Came Across the Sea

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Children's book author Amy Hest was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a children's librarian in the New York Public Library system and in the children's book publishing industry. She has written over thirty children's books, many of which included family and intergenerational themes. She is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and a winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. (Bowker Author Biography)
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When Jessie Came Across the Sea 1,142 copies, 31 reviews
Kiss Good Night, Sam 1,028 copies, 15 reviews
You Can Do It, Sam 777 copies, 8 reviews
Where's My Hug? 620 copies, 5 reviews
Remembering Mrs. Rossi 503 copies, 9 reviews
In the Rain with Baby Duck 354 copies, 6 reviews
Mr. George Baker 291 copies, 17 reviews
Off to School, Baby Duck! 209 copies, 9 reviews
Love You, Soldier 195 copies, 3 reviews
The Friday Nights of Nana 192 copies, 14 reviews
The Dog Who Belonged to No One 137 copies, 23 reviews
Jamaica Louise James 131 copies, 3 reviews
The Reader 118 copies, 10 reviews
Charley's First Night 110 copies, 14 reviews
Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses 108 copies, 3 reviews
Little Chick 104 copies, 4 reviews
Letters to Leo 77 copies, 12 reviews
You're the Boss, Baby Duck! 75 copies, 1 review
Fancy Aunt Jess 56 copies, 2 reviews
When Charley Met Grampa 51 copies, 6 reviews
Guess Who, Baby Duck! 50 copies, 4 reviews
Pajama Party 32 copies, 2 reviews
The Babies Are Coming! 30 copies, 2 reviews
Mabel Dancing 28 copies, 1 review
The Summer We Found the Baby 25 copies, 11 reviews
The Ring and the Window Seat 24 copies, 1 review
Make the Team, Baby Duck! 20 copies, 1 review
Buster and the Baby 19 copies, 1 review
My Old Pal, Oscar 17 copies, 2 reviews
Rosie's Fishing Trip 15 copies, 1 review
The Baby Duck Stories 15 copies, 2 reviews
Pete and Lily 14 copies
Ruby's Storm 12 copies
Party on Ice 10 copies
Midnight Eaters 9 copies, 1 review
Weekend Girl 5 copies, 1 review
El lector 1 copy
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