Synopses & Reviews
When George decides to save up for that special red train in the toy store, he doesnand#8217;t realize how long it will takeand#8212;or how hard heand#8217;ll have to work for his money. But when the time finally arrives to take his very full piggy bank to the toy storeand#8212;surprise!and#8212;George loses it. Can this day, and Georgeand#8217;s hard-won earnings, be saved?
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Learn to count and save money with George in thisand#160;storybook with bonus pop-out coin bank! When George sees a shiny red train in the toy store, he earns and saves up his money, only to accidentally lose his piggy bank. Will he able to find his earnings andand#160;buy hisand#160;brand new toy? This humorous story offers up wonderful lessons in saving--and sharing!
Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look. He wants to see how it works. Before long he finds that one little lever can mean great big trouble! But George quickly puts his monkey ingenuity to work and finds a surprising solution to his messy mishap.
Now includes a sheet of funand#160;on-the-goand#160;stickers!
When a cuddly koala takes an interest in Georgeand#8217;s snack at the zoo, George is happy to share. In fact, George is happy to share with ALL the animals! Following a trail of peanuts, the zookeepers soon catch up with George and discover this little monkey is good for more than just mischief.
Now includes a sheet of fun animal stickers!
While on vacation, George and the man with the yellow hat stop to see Mt. Rushmore. There's no time to take a helicopter ride for a close-up view - the hot air balloon races are about to start! Whisked up and away at the races, a surprised George gets a close-up view of the presidents after all.
While visiting Mt. Rushmore, George and the man with the yellow hat decide to stop at a hot air balloon race. Before long, the rope tethering one of the balloons proves too tempting to George. He decides to climb it and finds himself on an unplanned high-flying adventure!
Now includes a sheet of fifty fun roadtrip-themed stickers!
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.