Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon (Hardcover)

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ITEM#: 2748108

Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that city's famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he studied philology and natural science at the University of Hamburg. He then married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for 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. 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.
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. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories. Written and illustrated in the style of Margret and H. A. Rey, the books will appear in paperback (8 x 8") and hardcover editions and will feature the art of Vipah Interactive, the animators of HMI's Curious George CD-ROMs.

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ISBN 9780395919187
Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
Genre Detail Juvenile Kindergarten Ages 5-6
Format Hardcover
Pages 24
Publisher Date 1998-10-26 00:00:00.0
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 0.25 in
Unit weight 0.65 lb
Language English
Series Name Curious George
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Rey, Margret

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