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Curious George and the Birthday Surprise Kindle Edition
About the Author
Hans and Margret Rey created many books during their lives together, including Curious George, one of the most treasured classics of all time, as well as other favorites like Spotty and Pretzel. But it was their rambunctious little monkey who became an instantly recognizable icon. After the Reys escaped Paris by bicycle in 1940 carrying the manuscript for the original Curious George, the book was published in America in 1941. More than 200 Curious George titles followed, with 75 million books sold worldwide. Curious George has been successfully adapted into a major motion picture and an Emmy-winning television show on PBS. www.curiousgeorge.com.
- ASIN : B00915AWIA
- Publisher : HMH Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (September 22, 2003)
- Publication date : September 22, 2003
- Language : English
- File size : 3311 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Not Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 24 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #521,617 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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This paperback is well made, durable, and should last through many reads.
By mistake, I did order two of them but thats okay because we regifted to a friend on their birthday.
The plot is repetitive but that is because George is always getting into trouble so you have the same pattern--he gets curious, he does something naughty, something bad happens, then something good comes out of the bad event, and then everyone is happy and George is usually a hero. This does not bother me in the least. My kids find his adventures interesting and never get bored with that "plot." To them, it is funny and what makes Curious George funny. Sure, if this was an adult book then the repetition might be problematic but thankfully it is not an adult book!
The illustrations are nice and detailed and provide a lot of material for my kids to look at while I read the story to them. The quality of the pages is good and it's nice that there is sometimes stickers or a little activity in the back, though truthfully my kids have never cared for them much.
I like that there are many of these books because my kids become familiar with George and the concept of series, and can distinguish one book in the series from another and even have favorites.
I really don't think you can go wrong with these books. I don't know many other kids that don't like these. They are a good investment!