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About H. A. Rey
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.
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Cecily is a lonely giraffe with no playmates. Her family and friends have all been taken away to the zoo. So her spirits rise when she meets Mother Pamplemoose and Baby Jinny, James, Johnny, Arthur, David, Punch and Judy—and Curious George. These nine monkeys have no home, because all the trees in their forest have been cut down. Now they’ve all teamed up and are about to share an adventure in this delightful story by H.A. Rey—the precursor to his classic picture books starring the clever and mischievous monkey.
“There is originality and a childlike humor in both the amusing antics and engaging pictures.” —Booklist
Now toddlers can explore all over George’s world—and theirs. Each page of this book features a different concept: counting, shapes, opposites, emotions, family, jobs, homes, transportation—and lots of new words!
From morning to night, city to country, home to town and back again, little readers can follow George as they learn more about the people, places, and things they encounter every day.
Just the right book for toddlers learning to talk to help build their vocabulary. The audio for this Read-Aloud ebook was produced and engineered by Perry Geyer at Cybersound Recording Studios (349 Newbury St., Ste. 201, Boston, MA 02115). Music theme composed by Cybersound Studios (Perry Geyer, Silvio Amato, Michael Africk, Greg Hawkes). Engineers: Perry Geyer (music production and sound design), Rob Whitaker (editing and mixing engineer), Samuel Creager (editing, sound design, and mixing engineer), Marcus Clark, Corey Rupp. Assistant engineers: Dave Chapman, Mike Pekarski, Justin Sheriff, Daniel Wrigley, Andrew Sardinha, Mami Ienaga, Kevin Notar, Maria Goulamhoussen. Sheridan Willard, John Huang, John Schmidt. Voiceover by Nikki Lu Lowe.
“This is George. He lived in Africa. He was a good little monkey, and always very curious.” With these words, H. A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George in 1941, and the world has loved him ever since.
In this collection of George’s best-loved adventures, fans young and old can follow along as he is captured by the Man with the Yellow Hat, who brings him to a zoo in the big city—and eventually, takes him home to live at his house and helps him out of a few sticky situations.
With an introduction by critic Leonard Marcus, a retrospective note by publisher Anita Silvey, and a cataloged history of the Reys by curator Dee Jones, this volume includes:
Curious George Takes a Job
Curious George Rides a Bike
Curious George Gets a Medal
Curious George Flies a Kite
Curious George Learns the Alphabet
Curious George Goes to the Hospital
Curious George is invited to play mini golf with his friend Steve! When George gets the highest score, he thinks he has won, until Steve explains the rules—the person with the lowest score is the winner.
George decides to practice, and he creates his own golf course at home—then challenges Steve to play his version of mini golf…
The audio for this Read-Aloud ebook was produced and engineered by Perry Geyer at Cybersound Recording Studios (349 Newbury St., Ste. 201, Boston, MA 02115). Music theme composed by Cybersound Studios (Perry Geyer, Silvio Amato, Michael Africk, Greg Hawkes). Engineers: Perry Geyer (music production and sound design), Rob Whitaker (editing and mixing engineer), Samuel Creager (editing, sound design, and mixing engineer), Marcus Clark, Corey Rupp. Assistant engineers: Dave Chapman, Mike Pekarski, Justin Sheriff, Daniel Wrigley, Andrew Sardinha, Mami Ienaga, Kevin Notar, Maria Goulamhoussen. Sheridan Willard, John Huang, John Schmidt. Voiceover by Joyce Kulhawik. Monkey sounds by Rie Imai.
Every year George and the man with the yellow hat attend the pancake breakfast to benefit the children's hospital. Always curious, George finds his way to the pancake table. After making some of the most interesting pancakes the crowd has ever seen George gets into even more monkey mischief.
George’s favorite author is signing at the new bookstore in town. But waiting in line is hard when you're as curious as our little monkey, especially when surrounded by so many great books!
George has fun browsing, but then takes organizing some open boxes of books into his own hands, with surprising results. At the end of the day, lucky George finally gets some time with his favorite author. Children will love his silly antics as George explores the wonderful world that is the local bookstore. This latest monkey tale is for book lovers, lovers of George, and especially lovers of curiosity!
“The only predictable thing about that dynamic monkey, Curious George, is his unpredictability.”—The New York Times
Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every page.
New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet. There's also a brand-new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100.
“An excellent introduction to the heavens, to satisfy and stimulate a child’s interest…a very useful book.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Persuades the reader that astronomy is not only easy—it’s fun.”—The New York Times
The aquarium is one big, exciting place for a little monkey. George’s curiosity helps him make lots of new friends . . . and get into lots of mischief too. But when a baby penguin is in trouble, George comes to the rescue as only a monkey can!
The new English/Spanish edition includes highly readable text and bilingual bonus activities. More than 680,000 copies sold in all formats!
Esta nueva edición español-inglés incluye un texto muy fácil de leer así como actividades bilingües adicionales. ¡Ya cuenta con más de 680.000 copias vendidas en diferentes formatos!
¡Splash! El acuario es un sitio enorme para un monito, y hay muchas cosas que ver. La curiosidad hace que enseguida Jorge se haga amigo de muchos pingüinos... ¡y se meta en muchos problemas! Ahora en una edición bilingüe español-inglés.
La edición impresa incluye entretenidos datos educativos sobre los acuarios y la vida marina, ofrecidos por el director de Mystic Aquarium, en Mystic, Connecticut. Dicha edición incluye un laberinto y un juego de palabras desordenadas. Para más información sobre Jorge, visiten www.curiousgeorge.com con la últimas novedades, libros, promociones, juegos, actividades y mucho más.
It’s the formula for success for preschoolers—Curious George and fire trucks! Curious George and the Firefighters is a story based on H. A. and Margret Rey’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?
George and the man with the yellow hat enjoy watching the winter sports competition. When they stop to warm up with some cocoa, George's curiosity about the racing equipment leads to some wild rides up and down the slopes. He creates quite a stir at the resort, and may even create a new sport!