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Curious George: The Surprise Gift (Curious George)

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Synopsis:

The Man with the Yellow Hat brings home a birthday present for a friend, and in an effort to distract George and prevent him from opening the gift, the man gives George an orange to and#147;unwrap.and#8221; The curious monkey discovers that there are many other things to unwrap besides presents (like the bathroom walls with their peeling wallpaper!), but maybe not all of them can be rewrapped.

Full-color activities: a matching and twenty questions game, a birthday idea space, and a think-more-about-it section.

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 fatherand#8217;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 Reysand#8217; 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618998647
Author:
Rey, H. A. (crt)
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Rey, H. A.
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Apes & Monkeys
Subject:
Media Tie-In
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Curious George
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color illustrations
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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The Man with the Yellow Hat brings home a birthday present for a friend, and in an effort to distract George and prevent him from opening the gift, the man gives George an orange to and#147;unwrap.and#8221; The curious monkey discovers that there are many other things to unwrap besides presents (like the bathroom walls with their peeling wallpaper!), but maybe not all of them can be rewrapped.

Full-color activities: a matching and twenty questions game, a birthday idea space, and a think-more-about-it section.

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