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Happy St. Patrick's Day, Curious Georgeby Cynthia Platt
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Today is Georgeand#8217;s lucky dayand#8212;St. Patrickand#8217;s Day is here! George loves a celebration, and St. Patrickand#8217;s Day means plenty oand#8217; music, dancing, and feasting fun! He dresses up in his festive finest, looks for leprechauns,and#160;andand#160;learns some Irish dance steps. But canand#160;George make it to the parade without causing any trouble? See if his lucky four-leaf clover will come through . . .
Fun tabbed pages are ideal for little fingers, and jaunty poems make for a fun read-aloud celebration! A fine holiday gift for fans of Curious George. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover the latest books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
Everyone's favorite little monkey celebrates a lucky, leprechaun-filled St. Patrick's Dayand#160;with neighbors and friends in this joyful tabbed board book of poems.
Halloween is here, and Curious George is getting ready for the big night. There are so many costumes to try on, treats to share, and games to play! George has so much Halloween fun picking out the perfect pumpkin, decorating his house, and celebrating with his friends that heand#8217;s not sure heand#8217;s ready for the day to end. Follow the little monkey through his fun-filled day with this book of poems. Happy Halloween, Curious George is a sweet treat to help Curious George fans of all ages get in the Halloween spirit.
The three leprechauns Ari, Boo, and Col have a job to do. They must race to where theyve buried the pot of gold and dig it up before the rainbow comes. The clouds are already gathering, so therell be no time for mischief along the way.
But Mrs. Ballybunions cow, Miss Maud Murphys hen, and Old Jamie soon find out that the three clever fellows cant resist having a little fun on the road to Paddywhackers Bog. For, in addition to putting a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, mischief is what leprechauns do!
Delightful illustrations from a Caldecott medalist and a playful text written in a lilting Irish style make this a perfect story for St. Patricks Day or any other time of year. Includes an authors note about leprechauns and rainbows.
Jamie seeks a way to prove that he is not too young to march in the big St. Patrick's Day parade.
What do leprechauns do? They bury a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, of course. But as Mrs. Bally Bunions ox, Miss Maude Murphys hen, and Old Jamie soon find out, they cant resist having a little fun along the way. For, besides burying pots of gold, mischief is what leprechauns do!
From this amazing picture book duo comes a lively fun tale thats perfect for mischief makers of all ages!
There is so much to do at bedtime: cleaning up, taking a bath, telling stories, playing peek-a-boo, and more. Will George ever get sleepy?
Today is Thanksgiving and George is so excited! He loves everything about the holidayand#151;from the parade with music, jugglers, and big balloons to the delicious turkey shared with family and friends. But even on Thanksgiving the curious little monkey manages to stir up some trouble! Follow George through his Thanksgiving adventures with the short poems in this board book. The fun, tabbed pages are perfect for little fingers!
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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