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Curious George at the Park (Touch and Feel Books)by H. A. Rey
Synopses & Reviews
There are so many fun things for Curious George to do at the park: see his animal friends, admire the trees and flowers, fly a kite, play soccer, andandmdash;his favorite one of allandmdash;have a picnic!
The varied touch-and-feel materialsandmdash;which include soft bunny fur, bumpy tree bark, shiny kite material, a rubbery soccer ball, and patterned blanket fabricandmdash;help young readers experience and enjoy all that the park has to offer through the curious eyes of everyoneandrsquo;s favorite little monkey.
Curious George explores the amazing world of colors in this bright book with a rainbow surprise at the end!
Lift the flaps to see what happens to Curious George before and after in this interactive concept book.
A brightly-colored concept book based on opposites and superlatives, with foldout flaps to illustrate progressions.
Looking around, Curious George realizes that he sees shapes everywhere. Slide the tabs sideways or upward to discover what shapes George sees when he looks at a soccer ball (circle), a painting (square), a jack-oand#8217;-lantern (triangles), a wagon (rectangle), a balloon (oval), a kite (diamond), a star, and a heart. Also includes suggestions on how parents and children can take a and#147;shape walkand#8221; around their neighborhood.
By spinning the wheels on each spread, young readers will learn all about the four seasons and the many things that take place in each oneand#151;fun in the sun and sand belong in summer, and making snow angels and ice skating are wintertime favorites. The book ends with a calendar of months.
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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