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Curious George: Three Tales for a Winter's Night (Curious George)by Margret Rey
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Three books in oneand#8212;triple the fun! These popular paperbacks, based on the award-winning Curious George PBS TV showand#8212;The Surprise Gift, Snowy Day, and A Winterand#8217;s Napand#8212;make a splendid companion for a cold winterand#8217;s night. In The Surprise Gift, Curious George discovers that there are plenty of things to unwrap besides presents, but not everything can be rewrapped! In Snowy Day, George enjoys his first snow day and learns all about skiing, sledding, and snowshoes. In A Winterand#8217;s Nap, George decides to hibernate like a bear, but can a monkey sleep through the winter? For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com.
Bundle up for the winter season with Curious George! Thisand#160;three-book collection is the perfect companion for a cold winter's night, featuring these favorite Curious George stories: The Surprise Gift, Snowy Day, andand#160;A Winter's Nap!
Curious George ventures out into the snow for the first time—and finds out how difficult it is for a little monkey to walk in deep snow!
With the help of friends, he learns all about skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing—and puts his new knowledge to use when he rescues a farmers pig that had become stranded during the snowstorm!
Learning concepts:properties of snow
About the Author
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 fathers 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.
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