Synopses & Reviews
In this exciting new Curious George series all about discovery, George comes down with a cold and canand#8217;t wait to feel better. In the meantime, itand#8217;s straight to bed for this monkey. But when George drifts to sleep, his dreams take him on a wild ride inside the body to learn all about germs, how they affect us, and how to avoid and get rid of them. Based on the Emmy-winning PBS show,and#160;this story is filled to the brim with additional facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more. Learning about science has never been so much fun!
Like The Magic School Bus for a younger set, this new series is all about discovery, adventure and having fun with learning! Journey into a fever-induced dreamand#160;in whichand#160;Georgeand#160;goesand#160;inside the body to learn all about germs.and#160;This adventure is jam-packed with additional science facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more!
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.