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Curious George Stories to Share (Curious George)by H A Rey
Synopses & Reviews
andquot;This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious.andquot;
With these words, H.A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George, and the world has loved him ever since. The tales of this cheerful and resilent little heror have kept generations of readers enthralled and entertained. This lavishand#160;edition includes an introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, Publisherand#39;s Perspective by Anita Silvey, retrospective essay by Dee Jones with photographic album of Margaret and H. A. Rey, and the seven original tales of Curious George: Curious George, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Goes to the Hospital, Curious George Takes a Job, and Curious George Learns the Alphabet.and#160;and#160;and#160;This volume also includes two audio CDs with recordings of the seven stories--more than one hour of storytelling!
The Complete Adventures of Curious George will be treasured by Georgeand#39;s many fans, young and old.
andldquo;This is George. He lived in Africa. He was a good little monkey, and always very curious.andrdquo; With these words, H. A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George in 1941, and the world has loved him ever since. The tales of this cheerful and resilient little hero have kept generations of readers enthralled and entertained. Houghton Mifflin Harcourtand#160;proudly presents a special edition of Georgeandrsquo;s best-loved adventures.
With an introduction by critic Leonard Marcus, a retrospective note by publisher Anita Silvey, and a cataloged history of the Reys by curator Dee Jones, this collection offers a fun and fascinating portrait of a classic character and his unique creators. Two bonus CDs contain all seven stories--more than one hour of audio to enjoy!
Thirteen Curious Georgeand#160;adventures come alive in this jam-packedand#160;treasury! Each story has full-color illustrations in the style of H. A. Rey and can be read aloud in under five minutes. With its padded cover and shiny foil, this is the perfect book for bedtime, story time, or any time you need a fast, fun read-aloud!
Lovable Lyle the crocodile has been in print for over 50 years! This stylish collection contains four of your favorite Lyle books: The House on East 88th Street; Lyle, Lyle Crocodile; Lyle and the Birthday Party; and Lyle Walks the Dogs.and#160;With bonus downloadable audio, thereand#39;s no better way to celebrate your favorite storybook character!
Every homeand#160;should haveand#160;a crocodile!Splish, splash. Over fifty years ago, the Primms moved into the house on East 88th street and found a crocodile soaking in the bathtub. Since then, Lyle has won the hearts of all he meets. This anniversary collection features an introduction by Bernard Waber, Lyleandrsquo;s creator, an MP3 download of Mr.Waber reading Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, and four complete books:The House on East 88th StreetLyle, Lyle, CrocodileLyle and the Birthday PartyLyle Walks the Dogs
Thisand#160;treasury features a special introduction and five full-length picture booksandmdash;Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed, Five Little Monkeys Bake a Cake, Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree, Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do, and Five Little Monkeys Wash the Carandmdash;as well as a lesson on how to draw your own fabulous monkeys. Sheets of colorful stickers and musical notation round out this amazing collection. Itandrsquo;s the perfect addition to any childandrsquo;s classic library.
About the Author
Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that cityand#39;s famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for 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. Curious George has been published in numerous languages. And many, many Curious George books have followed.
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