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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
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
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!
Curious George hits the streets after he daringly escapes from the zoo. While experiencing all the fun that the town has to offer, he finds work as a dish washer and a window cleaner. But little does George know that his big-city employment adventures will put him on the big screen when Hollywood comes calling!
“Entertaining action text and pictures that tell their own story.”—Kirkus Reviews
Color Curious George amazed when he learns how science and weather turn rain into rainbows!In this exciting new Curious George series all about discovery, George’s city friends Betsy and Steve are taking their first trip to visit him in the country. When a light rain casts a stunning rainbow in the sky, George is introduced to all the beautiful colors of the spectrum! Come along as he chases the rainbow for his pot of gold and learns all about how rainbows occur and even how to create his own. 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 is too young to stay up all night, but before he gets his ZZZs he’s going to learn as much as he can about astronomy!George loves summer nights in the country—that’s where he does his best stargazing. When his friend Bill says that nobody knows how many stars there are, George is determined to count! But how will he keep track? Come along as George learns all about stars, constellations, and the night sky. 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!
When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how the chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, soon he is off to investigate on his own…
“The only predictable thing about that dynamic monkey, Curious George, is his unpredictability.”—The New York Times