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“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 Goes Camping is an entertaining story of the Great Outdoors based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. George tries to be helpful, but he of course just ends up upsetting a nearby camper. As he’s hiding in the woods, he meets a forest creature who catapults the mischievous monkey into a chain of even more outrageous events!
The seasons are changing and winter is closing in. George has toys for warm weather and toys for snowy weather—but what’s a monkey to do when winter days are just plain cold? When he decides to ignore the weather and play with his wading pool and bubbles, George learns some interesting things about weather, temperature, and freezing and melting.
Now kids can learn all about the four seasons with their favorite monkey! Based on the Emmy-winning PBS show, this story is filled to the brim with additional facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more. Learning about science has never been so much fun!
Curious George heads to the train station to take a trip with the man with the yellow hat. But when he tries to help out the station master, he gets himself into trouble.
George finds himself a hiding place—only to discover that his help is really needed when a little boy’s toy train is about to fall onto the tracks…
“The only predictable thing about that dynamic monkey, Curious George, is his unpredictability.”—The New York Times
Curious George gets carried away—literally!—when a kite takes him for a ride in this classic illustrated children’s book for beginning readers.
When George uses a string to help get a baby bunny back to its mother, he learns how string can be used for all sorts of things—like fishing or flying kites. But when Bill’s kite flies away with George attached, it will take the man in the yellow hat to get George back on solid ground.This classic Curious George adventure is told in a simplified text suitable for first-graders to read themselves.
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