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    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 father’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 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.
    H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced young readers to the big-hearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941. In this two-hundred-page hardcover treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey’s original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory (1998),Curious George and the Puppies (1998), Curious George Makes Pancakes (1998),Curious George Feeds the Animals (1998), Curious George Goes to a Movie (1998),Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon (1998), Curious George in the Snow (1998), andCurious George’s Dream (1998). A five-page essay about the author-illustrator team closes this appealing collection of adventures for Curious George fans young and old.
    For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more!

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    ISBN 9780618663736
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc.
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 199
    Publisher Date 2006-08-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1998
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 8.75 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.8 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 1
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Rey, H. A.
    Dimensions 9.3x6.7x1.1
    Country of Origin United States

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