Synopses & Reviews
In this springtime adventure based on the Emmy Awardand#8211;winning PBS TV show, George and Steveand#160;find themselves inand#160;a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy's delicious honeycomb for her Earth Day presentation about bees. Now they need to find a way to replace the honeycomb before Betsy gets back from dance class. They head to an Earth Day fair in the park, where they learn all about bees, beehives, and how bees make honey. All they need to do is make their own beehive and they'll have plenty of homemade honeycomb! But will they be able to attract enough bees in time for Betsy's presentation? Includes two activities that reinforce the concepts in the story.
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Thomas rolls to the rescue after some mischievous monkeys let the animals loose from a visiting circus. Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this early reader featuring their favorite Thomas & Friends engines.
In this Green Light Reader based on Curious George, the Emmy Awardand#8211;winning PBSand#160;TV show, George and Steveand#160;find themselves inand#160;a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsyand#8217;s honeycomb. Will their homemade beehive produceand#160;more honeycomb in time for Betsyand#8217;s Earth Day presentation about bees?
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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.