Ginger Pye Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

Eleanor Estes
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Estes published Pinky Pye, a sequel to Ginger Pye, in 1958. In the later book, the Pye family, along with Uncle Benny, Ginger, and Gracie the Cat, take a vacation on Fire Island. They discover and adopt Pinky, an engaging kitten that can type and that boxes with Ginger. Although the book is not as compelling or suspenseful as its predecessor, readers who like Ginger Pye will enjoy the Pyes' further adventures.

Ginger Pye has been adapted to phonograph record and audio tape formats (1969), distributed by Newbery Award Records. In 1975 Miller-Brody Productions released a sound filmstrip of the novel.

Written before Ginger Pye, the three Moffat books—The Moffats, The Middle Moffat, and Rufus M.—are probably Estes' best-known and best-loved works. Like Rachel and Jerry Pye, the Moffat family lives in the New England town of Cranbury about the time of the...

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