Synopses & Reviews
Fans of PBS Kids' The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! are in for a spring-themed (and Easter basket-ready) treat! In Thump! (the first of two stories in this Deluxe "2 in 1" Book), the Cat and Co. learn how rabbits communicate warnings to each other by thumping their feet on the ground, and in The Lost Egg, when Sally and Nick find a strange egg in the nest of a bowerbird, they discover not only that birds lay different kinds of eggs in different kinds of nests, but that birds are not the only animals who lay eggs! Complete with 50 glitter stickers, this is a perfect, inexpensive, super-informative read featuring two of the most iconic images of Easter: rabbits and eggs--plus the always-iconic Cat in the Hat!
Includes 6 copies each of Bambi's Hide and Seek (Disney Bambi: Step into Reading/978-0-7364-1347-3), Wedding Party! (Barbie: Pictureback/978-0-307-97481-5), SpongeBob SquarePants Easter Hologramatic Sticker Book (Spongebob: Hologramatic Sticker Book/978-0-307-98104-2), Hoppy Easter (Peter Cottontail: Coloring & Activity w. Stickers/978-0-307-98230-8), Up, Up, and Away! (Thomas & Friends: Chunky Crayon Book/978-0-307-98199-8) Thump/The Lost Egg (Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!: Deluxe Pictureback/978-0-307-98063-2)
Spend a sunny summer day at the beach with Curious George! This storybook about playing in the sand, feeding seagulls, and swimming in the oceanand#160;features a fill-in-the-blankand#160;activityand#160;and a bonus audio download.
Enjoy a day at the beach with Curious George! This storybook, featuring illustrations in the classic style of H.A. Rey, takes George on a sunny, seaside adventure. Everyone's favorite curious little monkey tries lifeguarding (he loves the tall chair and binoculars), feeds some seagulls, helps a friend overcome her fear of swimming, and even makes a daring ocean rescue when the picnic basket gets swept out to sea! and#160; This edition features a fill-in-the-blank word activity and downloadable audio so kids can hear the full story read aloud! Includes page-turn signals to guide early readers.
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.