Synopses & Reviews
When George joins Mrs. Gray's class for field trip to the fire station, his curiosity gets the best of him. After he strays from the group to see where that shiny silver fire pole leads, he tries on black rubber boots,a fireman's jacket, and trademark helmet. Just as he suits up in uniform, the fire bell rings. An emergency! George simply has to tag along. But what will a curious little monkey do when they arrive on the scene? Help, of course! Fortunately, it is only a small fire near the park. But those kids playing ball on the grass there sure catch his attention. Now what? Bonus activities include a word jumble, fire safety tips, and a maze. Now with downloadable audio!
George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to follow.
Itand#8217;s the formula for success for preschoolersand#8212;Curious George and fire trucks! Curious George and the Firefighters is a story based on H. A. and Margret Reyand#8217;s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. Firefighters are a famously brave lot, but can they withstand a visit from one curious monkey? For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
This brand-new animated e-book contains the formula for success for preschoolers—Curious George and fire trucks! This lightly animated version of Curious George and the Firefighters features original watercolor and charcoal style illustrations. One of Georges most popular new adventures, this enhanced edition is sure to fascinate young fans! Firefighters are a famously brave lot, but can they withstand a visit from one curious monkey?
George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to follow. Now with bonus downloadable audio!
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 fathers 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 Reys 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.