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A speedy adventure shows how Curious George, the inquisitive monkey, rides from one adventure to another on a bicycle, in a helicopter, and, of course, in the little blue car.
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The Reys were born in Hamburg, Germany. Hans Augusto Rey (1898-1977) met his wife-to-be, Margret (1906-1996), at a party in her father's home in Germany; when he first caught a glimpse of her, she was sliding down the banister. In their twenties and thirties they lived in Paris and in Rio de Janeiro, where Hans sold bathtubs in villages along the Amazon River. Eventually Cambridge, Massachusetts, became the Reys' home and community. Throughout their lives the Reys created many lively books together, including SPOTTY, PRETZEL, and lift-the-flap books such as HOW DO YOU GET THERE? The manuscript of the first Curious George books was one of the few items the Reys carried with them on their bicycles when they escaped from Paris in 1940. Eventually, they made their way to the United States, and CURIOUS GEORGE was published in 1941. Their incorrigible little monkey has become an American icon, selling millions of books and capturing the hearts of readers everywhere. CURIOUS GEORGE has been published in many languages, including French, German, Japanese, Afrikaans, and Norwegian. Additional Curious George books followed, as well as such other favorites as CECILY G. AND THE NINE MONKEYS and FIND THE CONSTELLATIONS.Review:
"This [book] is as full of amusing detail as are the others." Horn Book
"This [book] is as full of amusing detail as are the others." Horn Book Guide
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0618162437
Book Description Houghton Mifflin (Juv), 2001. Board book. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0618162437
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001. Board book. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110618162437